Botox for Migraines Didn't Help Me...it Hurt Me - Mount Kisco, NY
Second time I received the botox TX for migraines
- 21 Apr 2012
This was the second time I received the botox TX for migraines. The first time was in 2009 when it wasn't approved yet. It was a better experience and seemed to help somewhat. I got a few less migraines and the majority of the botox was in my face and traps along my back.
I decided to try it again now that it was approved by the FDA. Big mistake. I received 200 units and apparently there is a new protocol as to the injection sites. The majority of the shots were in my back and neck. The neck shots were given at the base of my skull and they really hurt. It has been a little over a month and I'd say I've had more headaches than ever before in my life. My neck was very sore and the mucles were weakened. My neck made actual cracking noises and has been so very painful. In a phrase. It backfired. I am worse off now and promised my self I'd never do it again. I am starting to feel a bit better now...thank God but it has been an AWFUL month.
I would advise anyone to think twice before trying it. I'm sorry I did.
My Doctor wasn't the problem. He explained everything to me.