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How many days did it take for symptoms to set in?

  • 1fireflyinoh
  • 2 years ago

I had 20 units of Botox injected into just my Glabeller area between my brows on Tuesday. Immediately after, my forehead felt very strange, and I felt anxious. Drove home and that night I my brows/forehead felt extremely heavy, although they didn't actually "drop". Just big time heaviness and eyes felt and looked a bit puffy. On Wednesay that feeling continued, and started changing info my whole body feeling off. Since then, it has progressed to generalized muscles aches, pain, feeling of fatigue, and anxiety (over what will happen next!) My back and neck are very sore, as well as my entire chest when I breathe in deeply. Feels like I do after an intense workout, yet I had no workout!  After reading this forum I am now scared to death of what will happen next. How long can these symptoms worsen for?  Can anyone share when their symptoms started, and when they quit getting worse? I will NEVER do this again. I am a 38 year old mother, and self-employed business woman, and can't believe I have compromised myself like this both physically and emotionally. I feel like a wreck right now, and have been obsessively reading about Botox side effects to try and find when this will stop!

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From what I understand, and have personally experienced, Botox usually takes several days to take effect and works through your body in about 3-4 months. Of course everyone is different, so those are just the general rules of thumb. I'm so sorry to hear this is impacting your life so much.

Here is a Q&A that might be of interest to you:

When Will Botox Get out of my Body? Muscle Symptoms/Weakness of It Leaving?

I'm sure other community members will jump on here and share their experiences with you, but be sure to read through the other forum posts, as many talk about unexpected side effects people have experience.

Please keep us posted on how you are doing.


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