I received 20 units of botox in my forehead and between my brows. My cheeks are tingly & resistant when I smile. Is this normal?
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Doctor Answers 2
Tingling after Botox Injections
3) Eyelid ptosis
4) An expressionless appearance - (if too much is injected, or the injections are not performed properly)
5) Minor swelling
Duration and onset of side effects can vary from patient to patient, but generally will subside following a over a few weeks to months. If the cheek area is numb and not moving as well, Botox could be affecting the muscles in that area. If Botox is affecting the cheek muscles, it would temporarly limit the movement of the mouth. Unfortantly, there is nothing to do at this time but wait. The area will either get better or worse. It will likely get better over a couple of days. If it gets worse, your facial movement will return to normal overtime. I hope this helps, and best of luck!
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