Gastric Botox Injection: Stomach Botox For Weight Loss
Generally Gastric Botox complications are not seen so often. Although this is not a major risk, any injection applied to stomach may cause bleeding. Usually it is easy to control . Stomach mucosal bleedings due to injections generally stop spontaneously. Very rarely we have to inject some blood stopper medications to the bleeding site. Some medications like aspirin or other anti-coagulants may increase the risk of stomach bleeding. Stomach Botox Success is dependent to a good dialog between the patient and the doctor too. All medications used sholud be told to the endsocopist doctor prior the procedure.
One of the rare Gastric Botox Complications is allergy! Botox or Botulinum Toxin allergy is seen very rarely, Botox is used for many muscular spastic diseases and cosmetic purposes for many years. Botulinum toksin allergy is seen rarely and if happens, it is treated with anti allergy drugs. Gastric Botox procedure has been used to treat achalasia and some other stomach diseases causing forced vomiting for many years. Allergy after applying gastrix botox is very rare. Stomach Botox success may decrease if any allergy develops yet this is a very minor risk.
Flu Like Syndrome, although seen very rarely, is reported in medical literature after high amount of botulinum toxin injections to the body. Main reason is the excess response of the body to botox. It lasts for about 2-3 weeks causing symptoms of flue which are general weakness, slight fever.
So Flu like Syndrome is one of the Gastric Botox complications and if happens Stomach Botox success may be affected!
Some patients complains of constipation after gastric botox procedure. This complication resolves easily with some stool softeners. Constipation also demonstrates that gastric botox shows its effect. Thus as one of the gastric botox complications, constipation also shows the gastric botox works. Stomach Botox success depends also to the diet of the patients.
Decreased appetite is an aimed outcome more than one of the gastric botox complications. About %80 of the patients demonstrates decreased appetite after gastric botox. Decreased appetite may last up to several months which will help you lose weight easily. Appetite which has decreased in first several days after the gastric botox procedure is a good sign of stomach botox success.
The duration of the effect of the botulinum toxin on your stomach will be about 4-5 months. After this period the botox effect will end. This means that you have 4 to 5 months to set up a new healthier eating habbit as well as a regular exercise program in your life. For sure Stomach Botox success will be higher in patients with longer effect, but this is not easy to forecast. Although not caunted as one of the gastric botox complications, short duration of the effect of the botox may be seen due to some external impacts.