I have allergies, skin and nasal. I used Botox for wrinkles but have noticed my allergies improve.I can breathe clearly for a few months. I've had ~6 treatments so far, but after my second to last one, my runny nose came back & my eyes started itching & watering. I would rub then & they would get puffy. Am I to Bo on Botox forever now for my allergies? I had the last treatment & the runny nose ran away. What do you think?
When Botox Wears Off, my Nose Starts Running & my Eyes Start Watering. Why?
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Botox and allergies
I don't see how the treatment with Botox for wrinkles could help your allergies. you may have some cause and effect of Botox and allergies, but I don't seee the mechanism.
Web reference: http://www.thenyac.com/botox/index.html
I personally think these are unrelated.
If you told me that your consistently nose gets runny 3-4 day after a BOTOX treatment, I would have to consider that there might be a relationship. So I suppose that the opposite might be the case. This might be an entirely new indication for BOTOX treatment. However, I have never heard of this before so this might be considered what is called an idiosyncratic reaction.
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