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What are Botox injections?

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Botox is a drug made from a neurotoxin produced by the bacterium clostridium botulinum called botulinum toxin. It is used medically to treat certain muscular conditions & cosmetically remove wrinkles by temporarily paralyzing muscles. Scientists have estimated that a single gram could kill as many as one million people and a couple of kilos could kill every human on earth. Botox injections are also used to treat such problems as repetitive neck spasms, excessive sweating , overactive bladder and some causes of crossed eyes. Botox injections may also help prevent chronic migraines in some people. Because, Botox is the first drug to utilize botulinum toxin.

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Can you get botox injections around your mouth?

Botox injections can be given in any facial muscle


Who can give Botox injections?

Cosmetic Surgeons and Doctors are the only people who should be giving Botox injections.


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How often are botox injections required?

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How safe is botox?

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Can you drink alcohol after botox injections?

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Can an internal medicine doctor perform botox and dermal filer injections?

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Is botox dangerous?

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Who administers botox injections?

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