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Reduce Sweating with Botox treatment in New York, NY Area

Reduce Sweating with Botox treatment in New York, NY

Excess sweating, or hyperhidrosis, is a condition where the hormones responsible for your temperature regulation become overactive, causing sweaty palms and armpits. Anxiety and stress can make this worse, and since people are often embarrassed by their condition, it only exacerbates the situation. Dr. Comite can reduce excess sweating with Botox treatment for patients in New York, NY, to help patients deal with the stress and social anxiety associated with their condition.

Causes of hyperhidrosis

In most cases, there is no specific medical cause for hyperhidrosis, although it can be likened to certain diseases such as diabetes or hormonal imbalances. Certain medications, such as beta-blockers, lead to hyperhidrosis, and it can be a complication of opioid withdrawal. Certain kinds of excess sweating, such as night sweats, can be a symptom of a severe medical condition.

For the most part, the condition only causes embarrassment, but excess sweat on your body can lead to skin infections, and it can ruin fragile clothes. Sweaty palms can also make you prone to dropping things, and you may be more inclined to break glasses or cellphones.

Treating hyperhidrosis

Local Botox injections in the affected areas will temporarily block the nerves that activate your sweat glands. That may mean an injection in your armpit, the palms of your hands, or the soles of your feet. You may feel tender and sore at the injection site for a few days, and some patients may experience muscle weakness and bruising. The treatment typically lasts 4-6 months, although it can last up to a year. Patients can schedule regular treatments for sustained results.

In the meantime, treatments for anxiety or depression may help you reduce your symptoms for a more permanent solution. Biofeedback, antidepressants, and cognitive therapy can offer relief for hyperhidrosis without a medical cause. Dr. Comite can talk to you about the risks and benefits of alternative treatments, such as topical treatment, electrical stimulation, and surgery to remove sweat glands from your armpits. Contact our office in New York, NY, at (212) 933-9490 to learn more about Botox treatment for sweating.

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