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Botox Injections

Botox injections are preliminary used to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. These injections contain a toxin called OnobotulinumtoxinA, which prevents muscle movement. It is a neurotoxin produced by the Clostridium botulinum bacteria.

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Will losing weight help me to get rid of double chin and sagging jawline?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old. I was looking for a professional opinion on treatments to remove a double chin and saggy area around the jawline and if possible some type of restoration to the cheek area. I have sent some pictures. The first five pictures are recent the other two are taken before few ...  Read Full »

Dr. Jain Vicky Ghewarchand

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen your pictures. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). On the detailed analysis of your face, it seems you have a bit of prominence of the jowls. There is no double chin. It seems to be entirely normal but if it worries you, you can go ahead with b...  Read Full »

Can surgery help to manage abductor spasmodic dysphonia?

Query: Hello doctor, I suffer from abductor spasmodic dysphonia diagnosed nearly 11 years ago and I have received Botox injections every three to four months since then. Generally, they did work over the years until the last two years or so outcomes have been very poor. The last Botox shots by GA (six uni...  Read Full »

Dr. Girish S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to First of all, you have to know that among spasmodic dysphonias, abductor variety is the least common type. In this, your vocal cord is away from the other vocal cord and the muscle is in unrestricted contraction resulting in voiceless or breathy voice. So, the treatment i...  Read Full »

Apart from surgery, how can spasmodic dysphonia be treated?

Query: Hi doctor, A few years ago, I had spasmodic dysphonia. My voice was husky and high-pitched. I took medicines and speech therapy. There was a slight improvement in my voice but after that, my voice is high pitched. I want a deeper voice that is a manly voice. What should I do? Is there any way to get...  Read Full »

Dr. Alok Rathi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Spasmodic dysphonia is one of the difficult conditions to treat and patient motivation is most important. Speech therapy is tried always and some benefit is there. Botox injection in spastic muscle will give best results, but speech therapy has to be followed. Botox has...  Read Full »

Is it normal to get a lump after Botox injection?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had Botox five days ago. Now I have huge lumps left where the injection was done. What should I do? Will they and what has happened?  Read Full »

Dr. Sneha Mariam Varghese

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern, bumps and mosquito bite like lesions are quite common after the Botox shots, but they go off usually within a few hours or days of the injection. Since it is over five days since it is been done and still it is not subsided yet or if develo...  Read Full »

What is the cause of overactive bladder?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 53 years old male. I am suffering from prostate and overactive problems for the past eight years. I did many time ultrasound and cystoscopy. I have inflammation in bladder and prostate. I feel the inflammation and a burning sensation in the urethra. My bladder is overactive. I took m...  Read Full »

Dr. Karthik Rajan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are having a severe case of overactive bladder. From your history, it appears that you have tried out almost all the available treatments for overactive bladder. At present, botox therapy is the least invasive and most efficient in the management of OAB (overactive ...  Read Full »

Can any medications reduce the excess salivary flow in my mother who is a Parkinson's patient?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother has been a Parkinson's patient for ten years. For the past two years, she has been taking tablet Ropark 1 mg twice daily and tablet Syndopa 250 mg thrice daily. For the past year, she has been producing a lot of saliva and has difficulty swallowing and closing her mouth prop...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I suggest your mother take tablet Syndopa (Levodopa and Carbidopa) in a fractionated dose; five times daily (125 mg) half an hour before food and tablet Ropark (Ropinirole) 1 mg twice daily with food. This will help regulate her balance but will not control the sali...  Read Full »

Can Botox injection for bruxism cause Sjogren's syndrome?

Query: Hello doctor, A month ago, I was tested for Sjogren's syndrome based on my symptoms. Early Sjogren's panel CA-6 (carbonic anhydrase VI) was positive. However, the lip biopsy was negative. Everything else was normal. I then remembered my Botox treatment for bruxism two months ago. One month after the...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and would like to explain that your symptoms could be related to the Botox injections as they may persist up to six months after the injection. On the other hand, the tablet Duloxetine can cause dry mouth due to its anticholinergic adverse e...  Read Full »

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