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Any drug that would stop sweating? Ihave very severe sweat (dripping from armpits and hands)tried botox and antiperspirants. Also at night. No thyroid
There are: Several energy based machines that are effective. Try xeomin (incobotulinumtoxin a) or dysport. ...Read more
Antiperspirants: What? This is not the way that antiperspirants are intended to be used. In fact, the way that they say they should be used is after the shower, but that is not the best time of day to use them. The most effective and antiperspirant is used when it is applied to the dry armpit at nighttime and slept with it on. ...Read more
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Antiperspirant: I would start at your local pharmacy that will guide you through the over-the-counter options. ...Read more
Antiperspirants: It's best to let the body do what it needs to, i.e., sweat out toxins (of which there are far too many in our world today). If using an antiperspirant consider using it sparingly, for big events rather than daily. Avoid odorous foods such as garlic and onions on those days when you want to stay especially fresh and clean-smelling. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Hyperhidrosis: Yes you can use those topical antiperspirants to help stop sweating. In fact that is the best place to start. Just be careful of irritation from them. There are many treatments for hyperhidrosis. Go to www. Sweathelp. Org for a full-spectrum of options. Do not despair, there are options to help you and many other people suffer with the same thing. ...Read more
Great question: I commend you on your awareness and thoughtful avoidance of aluminum exposure. Granted, the most effective deodorant/antiperspirant combinations contain aluminum. In most people, a clean diet with regular exercise will naturally decrease the amount of sweating and reduce offensive body odor. Cornstarch is an option for absorption of excess moisture during the process of changing lifestyle habit ...Read more
Different: deodorant just reduces the smell of armpits, while antiperspirants actually block the acrosyringium from where sweat is released to reduce perspiration. Remember it takes 12 days to block the acrosyringium so you need to use an antiperspirant for 12 straight days to see if it works for you. ...Read more
Differs: Smell I like you may not like, so, make your choice the one you like this is not a medical question. ...Read more
Not sure: Without a good history of what happened and why you stopped your stick antiperspirant and without an examination, it is impossible to tell why your armpits still itch. Ask your doctor. ...Read more
There are a few: Each sensitive person may have particular issues, so you might need to try a few to see what's best for you. Here's a start from people who reviewed 6. http://www. Refinery29.com/natural-deodorant. ...Read more
I'm thinking of using baby powder and switching from deodorant to antiperspirant, but what else can I do for my bo?
Body odor: Many times, body odor is due to a bacterial overgrowth in your groin or under arms that interacts with your sweat. Use a makeup pad and wipe your underarms and groin with rubbing alcohol. The cleans out the are and removes the germs. This is often all that is needed to eliminate the odor. If that doesn't work, you need to eliminate excess red meat from your diet. ...Read more
Is antiperspirant still effective if: I apply at 10PM, sleep until 7:30AM, shower for 25 minutes, and don't reapply?
Constantly have sweaty armpits. Don't have sweaty armpits or anything. No deodorant or antiperspirant works. I don't have sweaty palms or anything?
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Unlikely: It would be incredibly unlikely to have a reaction that started 1 month after the exposure. You would have sweated, showered, been exposed to other things along the way. ...Read more
When I apply antiperspirant on a certain part of my body (say, face), would I sweat if I were to exercise?
Sweat: You may still sweat a little but it should be a lot less if you do. Antiperspirants work to decrease sweating ...Read more
No: Since it is your underarms that are sweating, the best area on which to use an antiperspirant would be your underarms. It is probably not necessary to use an antiperspirant on your bum. ...Read more