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Anti Perspiration Deodorant
I sweat a lot under my arms and feet, often soak my shirt and socks. Using anti perspiration deodorant but it doesn't work. What's the problem? Solution?
Sure: Ask a doctor for drysol. It's like a super-antiperspirant. Stronger than otc. Use it nightly for a few nights until you stop sweating, then periodically as needed. Still use an antiperspirant and deodorant combination otc product every morning, and get one that says "clinical strength". ...Read more
Cold sweats? But no fever.... Is it just an over perspiration problem? I use a men's deodorant, and that still doesn't help sometimes....
Probably innocent: It's probably innocent, but if it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more
I would speak to a: Dermatologist. If the sweating is really bad, you may be a candidate for Botox injection in the underarm. ...Read more
See below: There are "clinical strength" deodorants. These contain a higher level of the active ingredient and are usually more effective. There are several different otc brands. ...Read more
Depends: Excessive underarm sweating is from adrenaline. Overall sweating is due to excessive activity of the sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system.Either way it is the control mechanisms in the lower brain that are "out of balance". Although this might be genetic, the commonest cause by far is "junk diet", particularly sugar. ...Read more
I excessively sweat from my underarms, including when it is really cold. Changed my deodorant several times. Any tips?
I've used mitchum deodorant for years and it's worked great, now I'm having a problem, no deodorant is working for me and I don't even sweat.
Why do my pits sweat all the time? Even after I shower, when I’m not hot or nervous. It’s embarrassing. All deodorants do NOT work! Makes it worse
Arm pits: This order MAY be related to your diet. Consider avoiding smelly foods such as garlic, onions, cabbage, etc. And see if it helps. You may need to experiment a bit to find the offending food if that’s the case. Otherwise, you can see your doctor who can do some lab work. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I shower and apply michium antiperspirant/deodorant and still sweat a ton and smell. What can I do to eliminate the sweat and decrease smell?
Everytime I put on deodorant and sweat my underarms smell funky what can it b and what's the best deodorant that prevent the smell and last long?
Drysol: Do you think the deodorants or antiperspirants you use do not work? Are you taking any meds? Sometimes they may effect the sweat. In any case if you sweat excessively a prescription antiperspirant like Drysol might help ...Read more
Hi, im a girl and im having a problem with body odors. I sweat a lot under my armpits and mostly every deodorant I've tried made me smel?
My armpits sweat constantly. I'm tired of buying expensive deodorants because they don't work and I hear are harmful? Is there a way I can stop this?
Hyperhidrosis: Excessive sweating is instead defined as any amount of sweating that causes problems or distress. The exact causes aren't known, but from 1% to 3% of people suffer from hyperhidrosis. See your dermatologist for treatment: Glycopyrrolate 3%, Botox, Sweat Block which is OTC, Iontophoresis, land Drysol ...Read more
Y do my armpits sweat a lot? It sweats even when its cold. U can't see but smell it a lot. I shower everyday! I tried deodorants & baby powder everythi
Hyperhydrosis: You could be part of the unlucky few who have excessive sweating. Not only is this embarrassing, but you may ruin a lot of clothing. Start treatment with drysol daily, then every other day, then decreasing until you are at a maintenance dose of once weekly. It is more potent antiperspirant than you can get from the store, and can completely change the quality of your life! The sooner, the better! ...Read more
My sweat interacts with some deodorants to bleach my clothes. It also reshapes some synthetics in shoes. Why?
It is due 2 chemical: Reaction of the clothing or shoes, best is 2 keep switching deodorants, to a lesser allergenic type & see if that helps. Also clothing make up from synthetic blends 2 pure cotton makes a difference. Can't understand the shoe thing, but use a powder not a spray. ...Read more
What can I do for my stinky feet? I have tried everything otc. The only thing that semi works is deodorant. My feet sweat horribly.
Fiancé has problems with armpit odor and sweat, she's tried multiple men's and women's deodorant that doesn't seem to help, any ideas how to help?
Other possibilities: Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, can be a signal of thyroid problems, diabetes or infection. It is also more common in people who are overweight or out of shape. Some people naturally sweat more or less than others. Treating hyperhidrosis generally goes from otc antiperspirants to prescription antiperspirants, microwave destruction of sweat glands, Botox and surgery. Can consult dermatologist. ...Read more
I'm male have excessive sweat underarm and I start using Certain Dri Anti-Perspirant with more aluminium %, what is the effects of this deodorant?
I have tried deodorant and antiperspirant but still sweat a lot. I have to wash under my arms daily & reapply several times a day. I even get sticky.
Find experienced MD: In a city, there is usually a doctor who has an interest in, and many patients with, excessively sweaty armpits, hands, and feet. The specialist can try various treatments with a patient to see what works best. Drysol (strong antiperspirant), beta-blocker medications, Botox injections, and galvanic stimulation (electricity) are some options. More recent in the news is microwave armpit treatments. ...Read more
YES: YES. I also advise cotton. And/or quick drying bras. ...Read more
I had LYME 8 yrs falsely diagnosis w/CFS. Treated w/a yr of ABX. During & after I sweat more in groin area and it smells of ammonia! Like I need deodorant!??
My armpits, hands and feet sweat a lot and even clinical protection deodorant doesn't help my armpit sweat. Any suggestions?
My feet and palms of hands sweat profusely. I've tried deodorant spray but doesn't help. What causes this and what can I do to stop it.?
After a strenuous workout, etcc...Next day I noticed bump on armpit. It's painful when touched, not red. Sweat gland, boil or lymph node? I did not wear deodorant during workouts.
It could be: Any of the three you mentioned but most likely folliculitis. The gland at the root of the hair is clogged and is not able to express the secretion and swell up and get infected. You may need antibiotics and warm compress. Your doctor should be able to tell you when he sees it. Good luck. ...Read more
W/ gel deodorant my sweat bleaches clothes. It melts shoe polymers/glue. Have hyperhidrosis, shoes stink after a month, sprays don't work. What to do?
IHI I'm having allot problems with boils under my arm and keep coming back had them. Lance and antibiotic and stop shave and deodorant and keep coming back under the same arm what doctor do I need see maybe have my sweat gland remove?
General surgeon: It sounds like you have a problem called hydratinitis suppurativa and general surgeons can usually help best with this. ...Read more