A 8-year-old female asked:
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my daughter has had sweaty hands and feet since she was born. it has caused blisters on her feet and she always has to wipe her hands. what is this?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Hyperhydrosis: Hyperhidrosis is medical condition when person sweats excessively and unpredictably. People with hyperhidrosis may sweat even when the temperature is cool or when they are at rest.When excessive sweating affects the hands, feet, and armpits, called primary or focal hyperhidrosis. Primary hyperhidrosis affects 2 - 3% of the population. Sometimes familial.Sometimes 2ndary to other conditions. See dr.
Answered on Sep 7, 2013
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