Not like regular pimples. Bumps that stay for a very very long time. Not 3-5 days. Weeks! They itch. Some little some big. I have not had acne since I was a teenager. I changed my makeup. Bought so much face cleaning like proactive, acne free, etc. Fed up, went online and randomly put in, "can botox cause beakouts." Hundreds of other females experiencing the same. Why was this not a warning? What can I do now to get rid of this acne? I am not doing botox any more. I rather have lines than bumps!
Botox Caused Me to Break Out. I Am 40 Years Old. Started Getting Botox Last Year?
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Botox and breakouts
I have been doing Botox since it was out and have never had a patient complain of this. I doubt that it is related to the drug itself but it can be related to the pre-procedure or post -procedure treatment that you are getting. Be aware of what your face is being treated with before and after and consider asking for a change.
Skin breakouts and acne not associated with Botox
It is not likely related to your Botox injection but since they are temporally related, it is something to be investigated. See a dermatologist. I DO NOT think it is related to the Botox. Very very very unlikely.
Acne and Botox
Over the many years that I have been administering Botox, I have not witnessed a case of acne like flare. It is a very uncommon occurrence. In fact itching is not a common associated symptom of acne. I would recommend to follow up with your dermatologist regarding this rash as it may be something unrelated that needs attention.
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Botox and "bumps"
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Botox and pimples
I have been performing botox injections for over ten years and have never seen it cause pimples or acne.
Botox and Adult Acne
Botox has not been associated with acne break-outs. One factor is that Botox is generally used in the forehead, while acne typically occurs in the cheeks. Acne can recur in adulthood and not limited to teenagers. Your acne flare should be evaluated by a dermatologist. Only after a comprehensive evaluation can he/she help determine appropriate options for you. Best of luck.
Can Botox cause acne?
Hello, and sorry to hear about the issue you are experiencing. Acne is not an associated side effect of Botox, and the situation appears coincidental. I would recommend an appointment with a board certified dermatologist. He or she will be able to examine you in person and provide you with recommendations. I hope this helps, and I wish you the best of luck.
Botox does not cause acne
Botox caused me to break out?
This is not a reported affect of Botox and not something I've ever experienced. Acne is 100% not just for teenagers though, and there are many people who get acne well into their later years without ever having breakouts when they were younger. This is not uncommon and it happens to people who never had Botox. The two aren't related, but your acne is treatable by a dermatologist.
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