The use of Botox for hyperhidrosis is temporary and you will need more injections in the future. For underarm sweating Botox injections may be needed every seven to 16 months. Results do not last as long on the hands and feet and you may need to repeat your Botox treatments for these areas every six months.
You should start seeing results in five days and full results can be seen after two weeks.
The side effects following treatment, only occurs in 3 to 10% of patients, and includes injection site pain and bleeding, sweating in other parts of the body, flu-like symptoms, fever, headache, anxiety, and itching. Let your provider know if you do experience these side effects.
Unfortunately, Botox injections for underarm sweating treatment is not covered by insurance. The injections fees are not outrageous, however, and typical fees for underarms can be only $500 for a session. Talk to the providers at Cheeky to find out what the fees will be.