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Excessive Sweating

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Excessive Sweating

Sweating is a necessary bodily function to keep you cool, but excessive sweating (or hyperhidrosis) can be an extremely frustrating and embarrassing condition that can severely impact your day-to-day life. Our experts at SKN Yorkville offer consultations to help identify the specifics of the condition and can provide solutions such as Botox® injections that can offer immediate relief.

Treatment Benefits

– Reduce the amount of sweat to manageable levels
– Offer relief from hyperhidrosis to help you live a normal life

FAQ

Is this type of treatment painful?

Most of our treatments are virtually painless but depending on the person, there may be some discomfort around the target area. Since these treatments use injections, there is a higher chance of discomfort compared to non-invasive procedures. However, we are committed to making this process as comfortable as it can be.

How long will the results last?

Because everyone is unique and each body reacts to treatment differently, results will vary. Treatment of excessive sweating with the use of Botox usually lasts between 4-12 months.

How does the treatment work?

Botox® acts by blocking the release of a neurotransmitter necessary in the sweating process. Diluted concentrations of the medication is injected by the dermatologist into the affected areas, working to deactivate overactive sweat glands. This is an effective treatment that may last 4-12 months, depending on which area is treated.

Is this type of treatment safe?

Our experienced team of physicians and care providers are here to make sure everything goes smoothly. We will work with you to design a custom treatment plan that will safely and effectively improve your excessive sweating condition. All of our treatments have been tested to ensure the safety of our patients.