Is there any evidence that MS patients have antibodies that reject Botox & other cosmetic treatments?
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While there is no evidence of MS patients having antibodies that reject Botox
MS and Botox
No, to the best of my knowledge, there is no evidence that MS patients have antibodies that cause them to reject Botox or other cosmetic treatments.
MS patients don't get Botox in my office
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I am not aware of such studies for MS and Botox or 'other cosmetic procedure'. We do inject Botox Cosmetic in our patients with MS. Studies have shown that Cosmetic Botox and facial rejuvenation procedures reduce objective measures of depression in patients with chronic disease.
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