Get Rid of Embarrassing Underarm Sweating
Many men and women have a medical condition known as severe primary axillary hyperhidrosis, better known to you as severe underarm sweating. Severe underarm sweating is a medical condition that involves overactive sweat glands. Sweat is your body’s temperature regulator, in severe axillary hyperhidrosis, sweating significantly exceeds the body’s normal requirement for cooling. Botox is approved by the FDA to treat the symptoms of severe underarm sweating in men and women when topical medicines do not work well enough.
- Is Botox treatment for underarm sweating permanent?
It is not permanent. Every person is unique and results will vary. Most treatments last up to 6-7 months.
- Where does the sweat go?
Your sweat doesn’t go anywhere or get backed up because the sweat is simply not produced in the areas treated with Botox. Remember, the rest of your body is free to produce moisture normally.
- How does Botox work?
Botox injections temporarily block the chemical signals from the nerves that stimulate the sweat glands. When the sweat glands do not receive chemical signals, the production of excessive sweat stops in the treated areas only. Sweat continues to be produced elsewhere.
- What is treatment with Botox like?
The actual treatment takes about 10-15 minutes. A small amount of Botox is injected into the affected area through a very fine needle. You will receive about 15 injections during the session with very little discomfort.