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Is taking a soaking bath in Epsom salts ok after having facial botox injections earlier in that same day?

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Let a few hours pass first

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You should wait a few hours to pass before your bath.The steam and heat can contribute to swelling related to the injection.

Bathing after botox

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I recommend that my pts avoid lying down, touching /rubbing the areas and strenuous exercise for 4 hours after botox injections. You are definitely ok to have a bath after botox- enjoy 

Martin Jugenburg, MD
Toronto Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 205 reviews

Bathing after Botox

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I advise patients to avoid strenuous exercise for 4 hours after Botox injections.  After that time, it is safe to resume normal activity, including bathing.

Martie Gidon, MD, FRCPC
Toronto Dermatologist
5.0 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

Botox and Bathing

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There is no problems bathing after having Botox injections.  Once injected, you should have no concerns. I wish you the best of luck, Dr Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 61 reviews

Epsom salts after BOTOX injections.

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No problem. Enjoy your bath. I believe that BOTOX is bound immediately to the facial muscles and I allow BOTOX patients to carry out any activity that they want immediately after injections.

John Newkirk, MD
Columbia Plastic Surgeon
3.5 out of 5 stars 8 reviews

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