Botox is a great solution for excessive underarm perspiration, until it wears off... - Aiea, HI

I sweat a lot under my arms, so I went to my...

I sweat a lot under my arms, so I went to my dermatologist for Botox injections. Fortunately my insurance covered the procedure so I didn't have to pay a penny. I received the injections in March 2012, and loved how it limited the amount of perspiration in my armpits. I understand Botox wears off in about 6 months, however... now 7 months later, after it wore off, I'm experiencing strange side effects. I shower daily and apply anti-perspirant on regularly, Botox or not, but lately my armpits have been giving off really horrible body odor... so much that it overpowers (?) the anti-perspirant. I don't know if this happened as a result of the Botox, but I certainly didn't have this problem before.
I've already scheduled another appointment for injections and am also considering Miradry. My opinion: Botox definitely works, IF you can afford it.

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Sorry to hear you are having to deal with odor whether it was a result of the Botox or not. :( I'm sure that could be very disruptive to your day. Are you finding ways to take care of it throughout the day, or has it been a struggle?

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It's been a little bit of a struggle, but I've resorted to applying body powder; keeps it dry. Thanks for reading! :)

Glad you found something that is helping. :)

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