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1 Week PO, Tingling Sensation From Armpits After MiraDry?

Is It Normal to Still Have a Tingling Sensation Origjnating from the Arm Pits All the Way to the Elbows After 1 Week of MiraDry

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Tingling after miradry

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It is totally normal to have numbness, tingles and even some painful twinges after miradry. This can occur for up to a few weeks and is from inflammation to the nerves in the area. Be patient. It will go away just like your sweating. 


Phoenix Dermatologist
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TINGLING AFTER MIRADRY

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Tingling around the treatment area is very common after one week.  The inflammation in the area causes this sensation.  Within a few days to a few weeks, this should completely resolve.  If no resolution has ocurred after one month, contact your physician.

Best of luck!

Jeffrey B. Wise, MD, FACS
Wayne Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Don't worry, should settle

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Yes, we do warn all out miraDry patients about tingling and sensation changes for weeks, possibly up to 2 months or longer after this procedure. It settles with time. You can take Lyrica (Pregabapentin) but it can have sedative side effects. 

Don't worry about the sensation changes, it will settle. 

Regards

Dr Davin S. Lim
Dermatologist, Cometic and Laser
Brisbane

Davin Lim, MBBS, FACD
Brisbane Dermatologist
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Thank you for your question.  It is common to have tingling, burning and some tenderness for several weeks post Miradry.  It will clear up gradually as the body heals from the treatment.  Be patient and if you have remaining concerns, visit the clinic where you had the treatment done for a quick follow up.  They may also recommend some OTC medication to help with the discomfort, based on your medical history.  In a few weeks you'll be pleased with the results of the treatment.

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