When should you not get botox

You should not use Botox if you have an infection in the area where the medicine will be injected. This medicine should not be used to treat overactive bladder or incontinence if you have a current bladder infection or if you are unable to urinate (unless you routinely use a catheter).

When should you not be treated with Botox?

Call your doctor at once if you have a hoarse voice, drooping eyelids, vision problems, severe eye irritation, severe muscle weakness, loss of bladder control, or trouble breathing, talking, or swallowing. You should not be treated with Botox if you are allergic to botulinum toxin, or if you have:

When is the best time to start Botox?

The chronologic age to start Botox is often irrelevant. It is more important to look at the dynamic wrinkles themselves. When the movement wrinkles on the upper part of the face start to linger after the movement has stopped — like seeing crow’s feet but not smiling — that’s the best time to start treatments.”

What does Botox do to your face?

Its active ingredient “freezes” facial muscles to keep you from contracting them in ways that deepen lines and wrinkles. “Any line that is present at rest, whether it is an etched in frown line, or a deep wrinkle, is not going to disappear with Botox. Botox is not an iron,” says medical, cosmetic, and surgical dermatologist Dr. Estee Williams, MD.

What age should you start Botox?

In Your 40s: In general, Caucasian women (who were not lifeguards) usually do best when they start Botox between 35 and 40. If they were a lifeguard, maybe 30. For darker skin tones, the appropriate age to start Botox tends a bit higher, more like 40 to 45, but it will also depend on the circumstances.

Can you be treated with Botox if you are allergic to botulinum toxin?

You should not be treated with Botox if you are allergic to botulinum toxin, or if you have: an infection in the area where the medicine will be injected; or (for overactive bladder and incontinence) if you have a current bladder infection or if you are unable to urinate and you do not routinely use a catheter.

Can you use Botox if you have an infection?

You should not use Botox if you have an infection in the area where the medicine will be injected. This medicine should not be used to treat overactive bladder or incontinence if you have a current bladder infection or if you are unable to urinate (unless you routinely use a catheter).

Why you should never do Botox?

You can take care of yourself without resorting to expensive surgery or regular injections. More than that, these above cosmetic interventions could do you more harm than anything else. Let me give you 7 reasons why you should never do Botox. 1. It’s a trend. Botox is like fashion. It appeared somewhere in the 1990s and it will disappear.

How long after botox treatment can you exercise?

Even though this is popularly known as a lunch break procedure, you must take caution that you avoid any strenuous activity or exercise at least 4 hours after your botox treatment.