The BOTOX is considered as one of the most effective neurotoxin in the world but it is still a very safe cosmetic procedure and even a single death has not been reported yet due to this procedure. There are some specific risks associated with this procedure because it involves the destruction of one of the critical proteins for the neurotransmission and if you are suffering from a disease that is effecting or affected the neurotransmission that the decision of this procedure is really a bad idea because it will cause life threatening issue to the patient.
The names of such syndromes are Lambert-Eaton disease, Guillain-Barré disease, Myasthenia Gravis and Lou Gehrig’s disease, all these are neuromuscular diseases. Normally the patients with these diseases are sensitive to the BOTOX injection.
A patient should provide complete medical history to the surgeon before the procedure. In this medical history the doctor looks for a disease related to the heart because the BOTOX Toxin can affect the heart incase the adequate amount if injection has been absorbed by the bloodstream. If you have other issues like lack of blood clotting, controlled diabetes or wound healing disorder then your must tell the doctor about this before the procedure.
Often these diseases are considered when the patient has to undergo multiple skin injections and in majority patients these disease will not lead to failure of procedure or any other unfavorable event. This doesn’t mean that you should not tell about this to the doctor as a matter of fact this information will help the doctor a lot to get the positive outcome.
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