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Oct 17, 2009 8:29 AM by Jamie Smith

Botox possibly used to relieve allergies

Botox may do more than smooth wrinkles, it may also help relieve runny and congested noses due to allergies.

This relief doesn't have to come with a shot, researchers in Germany soaked small sponges with botox and stuck them up the noses of patients with allergic rhinitis for half an hour.

Three months later patients who got the botox sponge treatment said their congestion had improved and they sneezed much less.

 

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