How Much for Shots, How Often, and is It Available for the Crotch Area? Serious Daily Problem Tried Everything?

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How Much for Shots, How Often, and is It Available for the Crotch Area? Serious Daily Problem Tried Everything?

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Botox is a great option and highly effective helping excessive sweating for underarms and the groin, the results typically last 3-6 months and the cost of Botox is around $10-$16 per unit 


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Miradry in Los Angeles for excessive sweating

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Hyperhidrosis is a common problem and in the groin area, laser hair removal and Botox injections seem to provide some benefit.  In the axilla, we use the Miradry system for armpit sweating. Raffy Karamanoukian, Los Angeles

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Treating Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis) with Botox Injections

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Excessive sweating in the arm pits, palms, and groin can be treated with Botox injections  and the effect of the injections usually last for 6 months or longer.  The cost will depend on the size of the area treated.  In most cases it will take 50 to 100 Units of Botox and most physicians charge from $10 to $15 per unit.  Most of my patients have been very pleased with the results.  Best wishes.

 

Vincent D. Lepore, MD
San Jose Plastic Surgeon
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Botox works amazingly well for excessive perspiration in the groin and buttocks...

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sweating in the personal areas leads to embarrassment and may even restrict pleasurable activities...with some local numbing cream applied for 5-10 minutes, the shots are basically painless...just like botox used for facial wrinkles...a single session provides durable results for 6-12 months or even longer...the costs are related to the extent of the problem...can range from 50 to 100+ units...something to discuss with your provider...this is one area where botox can truly be a life changer...

Ken Landow, MD
Las Vegas Dermatologist
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Botox for groin hyperhidrosis

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This is something we do in our office as a center that provides comprehensive treatment for hyperhidrosis - A to Z treatments - but Botox seems to work very well if the anticholinergic medications are ineffective or effective but have associated side effects making them intolerable to take. Depending on the extent of the area, expect 40 needle sticks or more - they are very small and with anesthetic techniques that we utilize, very tolerable - so much so that patients return 3-6 months later for more ininjections - it will change the quality of your life. Dr Karamanoukian MD FACS

Hratch Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Buffalo General Surgeon
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