A 28-year-old female asked:
sweat profusely in armpits and behind legs. you can see it through my clothes. sitting on a leather chair also makes my legs sweat bad. what can help?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Hyperhidrosis: Profuse sweating may be due to an overactive thyroid,fever,aspirin,or estrogen deficiency but you are too young for the latter. Sometimes there is no known cause. These overactive sweat glands have been treated with external applications of antiperspirants or with surgery. Start with a consultation with a dermatologist for evaluation and perhaps a referral to another specialist will be made
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Last updated Jun 14, 2015
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