Timeline after Botox Injection
Hi and thank you for your question! You seem to be too worried and it is best co communicate this to your physician. Millions of patients are treated with Botox and the vast majority do not have any significant unwanted side effects, so you do not want to be overly anxious about it! It might take up to 2 weeks for the full effects of Botox to kick in and the muscles to adjust to the effect. In fact, it is not uncommon for my patients to be alarmed at some “over correction” during the first few days after Botox but I always advised them to be patient and wait. As the Botox effect settles in and the target muscles are relaxed, almost all issues they initially had are resolved. This is because all muscles in our body work in concert and balance each other and some muscles might respond sooner to Botox while others are still adjusting to it and the patient should allow the two week period for the final result to appear and settle. I hope it helps and good luck!
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