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What are the bad side effects of Botox?

What are the bad side effects of Botox?

Possible side effects and complications include:

  • Pain, swelling or bruising at the injection site.
  • Headache or flu-like symptoms.
  • Droopy eyelid or cockeyed eyebrows.
  • Crooked smile or drooling.
  • Eye dryness or excessive tearing.

What are the long term effects of Botox?

According to FDA and medical research, Botox® injections paralyze muscle functions to stop signs of aging. In the long run, this can cause people to experience loss of muscle control and also decrease of strength in the muscle area which has been injected with Botox®.

Can Botox damage your brain?

Although there have been recent lawsuits in the media attempting to link Botox to brain damage, there’s no concrete evidence to suggest that Botox actually causes brain damage. That being said, when Botox is injected not using proper precautions, it can potentially result in nerve damage.

Is Botox cancerous?

Botox is usually used in the fight against the signs of ageing, not cancer. The toxin disrupts nerve function to relax muscles and even out wrinkles, but a growing body of work suggests nerves can also help fuel cancer growth.

Has anyone died from getting Botox?

As of 2008 there has not been a single death associated with the cosmetic use of botulinum toxin, with the important caveat that these were injections of standard approved formulations. However, severe side effects (but no deaths) have been noted in those undergoing treatment for a medical condition.

At what age is Botox no longer effective?

There’s no age limit for having Botox, but it should not be used for cosmetic reasons on people under the age of 18.

Are there any side effects to Botox injections?

The most common side effect of having Botox treatment is causing a slight heaviness to your brow. This is medically known as a brow drop and happens to around 1 in every 100 clients. This side effect is dependent on a number of factors such as injection pattern and muscular structure.

Are there any side effects to Botox on the forehead?

In his latest video, Dr Tim (who has been treating clients for over ten years) explains that treating the forehead with Botox carries slightly different risks than other areas of the face because of its relation to your eyebrows. The most common side effect of having Botox treatment is causing a slight heaviness to your brow.

Is it safe for long term use of Botox?

While most studies show Botox to be very safe for long term use, there’s still a need for caution, particularly given the increasing number of injectors on the market as prices for treatments have plummeted over the years. “Making it more accessible means there’s also an issue with quality control,” explains Dr Kumar.

Are there side effects of Botox for incontinence?

Additionally, among participants who completed at least four monthly diaries, a higher percentage of botulinum toxin participants saw at least a 75-percent reduction in or complete resolution of urgency incontinent symptoms. However, the Botox patients also had three times the rate of urinary tract infections.