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Are sweaty hands inherited?

Are sweaty hands inherited?

Potentially: There is a condition - hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating - that is heritable and can cause sweaty palms. A ucla study revealed that parents with sweaty palms had a 28% chance of passing this on to their children. Of course, sweaty palms can be a symptom of another disorder, so you should always consult your doctor to get a thorough work-up to rule out other causes for sweaty palms. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Excessive Sweating (Definition)

can be associated with increased sweating through out the body or just limited to underarms, face, soles, palms. It occur when one sweats more than would be expected for activity level, stress level or ...Read more


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What do cold sweaty hands mean?

Nerves: Could be nervousness. Or could be enlarged or over active sweat glands. ...Read more

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How can you stop having sweaty hands?

How can you stop having sweaty hands?

Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition in which a person sweats excessively and unpredictably. People with hyperhidrosis may sweat even when the temperature is cool or when they are at rest. Treatment my include: antiperpirants, medication like robinui, iontophoresis, botox, or endoscopic thoracic sympathrctomy. ...Read more

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How can I permanently cure my sweaty hands?

How can I permanently cure my sweaty hands?

Sympathectomy: A sympathectomy via video assisted thoracic surgery (vats) is a procedure that divides the nerves that cause sweaty palms. In most large studies 90-95 percent of patients having this procedure were very pleased with results and would recommend it to a friend with the same problem. It is typically an outpatient procedure done on both sides at the same time with 1-2 tiny incisions in each armpit. ...Read more

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What can I do about my sweaty hands please?

What can I do about my sweaty hands please?

Options: If no cause is found, then you might have idiopathic palmar hyperhidrosis. There are many options to control this including: antiperspirants, anticholinergic oral med, iontophoresis (mild electrical shocking of the sweat glands), Botox injections (very effective), and lastly surgery for appropriate candidates. ...Read more

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What are natural ways for treating 'sweaty hands'?

What are natural ways for treating 'sweaty hands'?

None: Try an antiperspirant. If this is not satisfactory, see a dermatologist. "Natural" does not indicate that any product is safe or effective: it is a meaningless term meant to swindle you. Poison ivy, lead and carbon monoxide are all examples of natural substances. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions with sweaty hands problem?

Can you give me suggestions with sweaty hands problem?

Sweaty hands: Go on-line to "www.sweathelp.org" and you will find a lot of valuable information to guide you over the issue with your hands. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Increased Sweating (Definition)

Hyperhidrosis is a condition in which the body sweats more than is needed for ...Read more