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4 Doctor Answers | Asked by bamagirl65 in Dothan Al
Botox is not recommended for patients with autoimmune disorders, and I would advice against it.
In my opinion, it might be. We do not know what causes lupus or other autoimmune diseases, but we do know a few things that are associated with autoimmune diseases like lupus and type-one diabetes. We do know that autoimmune diseases are familial in many cases. There are several known genes that can be inherited and can give someone an increased likelihood of getting an autoimmune disease. Despite this however, everyone who has these genes does not get an autoimmune disease. We also...
Patients with lupus have a very active immune system. It is not recommended to add another chemicals such as Botox to this complicated environment. For more information on Botox or to schedule an iConsult, please visit us online at:
Your immune system is already dealing with confused messages. Adding any chemical message signals to your system with Botox or injected neuroproteins is not advised. Your health comes first. Yet, I suspect you must be feeling like you want to do something. There really aren't any topicals you can use that are effective at reducing muscle contraction, but there is an "old school" tape product called Frownies. These are used by wetting and pasting one over the wrinkled area each...