Excessive sweating is caused by a sweating disorder known as axillary hyperhidrosis. Axillary hyperhidrosis, from the Greek word “hidros” (sweat), corresponds to an excessive underarm sweat secretion. It has a significant impact on the quality of life because it interferes with daily activities and has psychological and social consequences. You have tried it all, but nothing worked? For the most severe cases (hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating), aesthetic medicine is an excellent option.
The Botulinum toxin is not useful only against wrinkles. The Botulinum toxin injections are recommended for the decrease of embarrassing sweating and give very good results for axillary hyperhidrosis. Injections are painless as they are very superficial and the needle is extremely thin. The price of a Botulinum toxin injection in the underarm area is of 260 euros.
The Botulinum toxin allows a quick, safe and very effective treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis that doesn’t respond to aluminum chloride solution. The Botulinum toxin injection is done in the underarm area in order that the sweat glands to secrete less sweat.
The result consists in stopping axillary sweating. The duration of action varies according to each patient, of the toxin concentration and of the total quantity injected. On average, the duration of action is of 4 to 6 months. The injections must be repeated regularly because they only have a temporary effect.
Side effects are rare and always temporary. Nonetheless, it is possible to observe transitory redness that disappears after 24 to 48 hours and in most of the cases, a slight swelling. The depth of the injections can cause inflammatory reactions.
The injection price of botulinum toxin in the armpits is 260 €
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