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How is severe sweating of the armpits sexy to some?

How is severe sweating of the armpits sexy to some?

Pheromones: The change in the composition and sweat in the armpit at puberty are one of many changes that indicates the person is ready to assume an adult sexual role. Different aspects of sexual anatomy, physiology, and function are more or less exciting to different people, and no two people are the same; many people like a partner who "smells like an adult" when it's time for loving. ...Read more

Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more


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When would you consider that you're excessively sweating from the armpits and what to do?

When would you consider that you're excessively sweating from the armpits and what to do?

Hyperhidrosis: Antiperspirants, iantophoresis, anticholinergics, botox, and surgery as a last resort depending on the severity of the condition. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you reduce sweating in your crotch and armpits?

How do you reduce sweating in your crotch and armpits?

Hyperhidrosis: There is a medication that your doctor can prescribe. ...Read more

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I have a problem sweating under my armpit what do I do?

I have a problem sweating under my armpit what do I do?

Evaluation Needed: Sweating under the armpit is normal and deodorant and hygiene is usually effective. If it is excessive, then you may need to go to the doctors to determine why and have a treatment plan formulated. It could include stronger deodorant or Botox or other treatment modalities. ...Read more

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Why at the bottom of the armpit are often hurt and it would be worse if sweating. Why is this happen?

Many reasons...: The armpits are a very sensitive area on the body. The skin there is thinner and is rubbed throughout the day with activity. If you are primarily experiencing pain rather than itch, it is possible you are beginning to develop a skin condition which specifically involves the armpits and/or other folds of the body. It would be best to be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Lots of sweating in my armpits. I'm using clinical strength anti persperant and deodorant and it still doesn't help me what else can I try?

Lots of sweating in my armpits. I'm using clinical strength anti persperant and deodorant and it still doesn't help me what else can I try?

Prescription: For heavy sweating of underarms — avoid spicy foods & caffeine. You may use powder or absorbent pads to absorb extra moisture. It is recommended that you apply antiperspirant before retiring to bed at night and again in the morning. If these options don’t work – your dermatologist may prescribe an antiperspirant with high aluminum content. REF: http://health.howstuffworks.com/skin-care/underarm- ...Read more

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For the past 2 years I have been sweating excessively out of my armpits and even use of clinical strength anti prespirant doesn't help, options?

For the past 2 years I have been sweating excessively out of my armpits and even use of clinical strength anti prespirant doesn't help, options?

Botox,drionic: Drionic os a direct current electric device which reduces sweating safely for a number of months. Botox can be used in the armpits and give you relief for 6-12 months. A new microwave device also can be used for sweating and is effective for a majority of people treated. ...Read more

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Is it better to not use antiperspirants so your sweat just flows out? Maybe sweating is better for the body? Problem is it makes my armpits smell.

Is it better to not use antiperspirants so your sweat just flows out? Maybe sweating is better for the body? Problem is it makes my armpits smell.

Deodarant: Switch to a deodarant. Antiperspirants stop sweating and deodarants just mask the smell.
If you need help see the pharmacist and they can pick a better product for you to use. ...Read more

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Where's the best place to measure body temperature? I have excessive sweating and my armpits are cold so when I measure my temp then it shows low temp

Adult: The best temp is from oral temp in adult, unless you are looking for minute changes, then rectal temp is most accurate. This is used for basal body temp variations for ovulation. ...Read more

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I know I have that sweating disease cuz my armpits swaet so bad threw everything to the point where last summer they dripped down my arm. What do I do?

I know I have that sweating disease cuz my armpits swaet so bad threw everything to the point where last summer they dripped down my arm. What do I do?

See your doctor: There are good treatments for hyperhidrosis (sweating too much). First, make sure you are not on a medicine that contributes — some anti-depressants commonly cause this. Before stopping them, however, discuss it with your doctor. Injecting Botox can be extremely helpful. Also, there is a chemical called drysol that can be applied before bed and works great as well. ...Read more

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How to reduce sweating in the armpits?

Aluminum chloride: Aluminum chloride can stop sweating in the underarms. There are pills like glyccopyrolate that stop sweating. Iontophoresis involves reversing the calcium channels and can stop sweating. There is a surgical procedure called a sympathectomy that can also stop sweating. ...Read more

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How can I stop myself from sweating in armpits?

How can I stop myself from sweating in armpits?

Many options: There is a condition called hyperhidrosis which is excessive persperation. This can happen in the armpits, hands or feet. There are different options for treatment from prescription deodorants to surgery. In my practice, I use Botox which can reduce sweating in the armpits. This is a temporary treatment that needs to be repeated. ...Read more

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How can I stop armpits from preventing from sweating a lot?

How can I stop armpits from preventing from sweating a lot?

Antiperspirant: Regular use of an antiperspirant (not just a deodorant) will help. If the symptoms continue, see your doctor for other treatment, including prescription strength antiperspirants. ...Read more

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How can you stop armpit sweating?

How can you stop armpit sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: Most people start with OTC topical antiperspirants, move on to prescription topicals (21% Aluminum chloride), oral anticholinergic agents, Botox injection. For more permanent options, consider suction curetttage, miraDry or ThermiRF. We perform all of these procedures in our Center for Excessive Sweating, established in 1999. ...Read more

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How can I decrease my massive armpit sweating?

Frustating problem!: There is a prescription antiperspirant available. I've noticed that people have variable results, though. If your condition is more generalized and you are sweating everywhere, you may have hyperhydrosis. This can be treated surgically, or by Botox injections. Talk to your doctor. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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How do u stop sweating under the armpits? And without seeing the doctor or anyone

Drysol: Everyone has sweat glands under their armpits. Some are more active than others. For those who have very excessive sweat glands the prescription drysol helps controls the sweating better than over the counter aerosols. ...Read more

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Excessive sweating in armpits while taking Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) I take 40mg on the weekdays?

Excessive sweating in armpits while taking Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) I take 40mg on the weekdays?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Stimulants activate the autonomic nervous system, causing elevated blood pressure, headaches, rapid heart rate, sweating, etc. ...Read more

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I'm sweating excessively from the armpits and more recently my palms. Antiperspirants don't help and it's bothering me. Help!

I'm sweating excessively from the armpits and more recently my palms. Antiperspirants don't help and it's bothering me. Help!

Consider Botox: Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) can be treated conventionally with aluminum chloride solution. The key is to apply the aluminum chloride solution properly by applying to dry affected skin at night before bedtime and then shower as usual in the morning. If fails, then see your doctor for alternative options such as oral Robinul (glycopyrrolate) or Botox injections. ...Read more

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How do I keep my hands and armpits from sweating at random times? I its really embarrassing. Any natural ways to treat it? Thanks

Sweating: Sure is embarrassing. Try to keep cool, may need to bring change of clothes and bathe yourself more often. Many other people suffer from excessive perspiration. There is not a lot available that is very successful in controlling the perspiration. Dermatologist may be helpful. ...Read more

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I have excessive sweating in my armpits and sometimes they get real itchy! If used so many deodorants nothing helps what can I do?

Sweating too much: This is such a good question. And a very common experience. In medicine this is called hyperhydrosis and there are some very common medical and prescriptive treatments. You would get good care by finding a good dermatologist or other primary care provider with experience in this condition.

But, you do not need to suffer anymore. ...Read more

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After being exposed to hiv, tested 4 & 12 weeks past exposure and all negative. But after that incident started sweating alot in my armpits all day.why?

After being exposed to hiv, tested 4 & 12 weeks past exposure and all negative. But after that incident started sweating alot in my armpits all day.why?

Worrying?: You are likely still concerned over the possibility of getting HIV despite the negative tests. Anxiety leads to sweating. Perhaps it is time for you to consider practising safe sex. ...Read more

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Why do I have excessive odor in my armpits even after showers and deodorant even clinical stregnth and hypercare? And excessive sweating all over body

Why do I have excessive odor in my armpits even after showers and deodorant even clinical stregnth and hypercare? And excessive sweating all over body

Try Drysol: Unfortunately, some people are more prone to excessive sweating. This can be exacerbated by hormonal conditions, obesity, and other factors. You can try Drysol, or special over the counter aluminum chloride solutions designed to reduce sweating. If your condition persists, see ur clinician for further evaluation. Take care! ...Read more

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Hello, today I noticed that my right armpit was sweating while the other wasn't. Yesterday a smell came from under both my armpits which never happens?

Body Odor: The culprit which is responsible for the odor is the bacteria which thrives when the body does not receive enough oxygen. When this bacteria gets mixed with the sweat, it emits a foul odor from the underarms. ...Read more

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How do I stop my hands, feets, and armpits from sweating so much?

Medicines, Botox: Hyperhydrosis can be controlled with various medications and also with botox. ...Read more

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Constant sweating from armpits, it tends to be worse when in public.

Adrenalin: Is the cause of axillary (armpit) sweating and is released by "stress". It is controlled by the computer in the lower part of the brain which is sensitive to poor diet, particularly all the sweet stuff. ...Read more

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Perspiration (Definition)

Perspiration or sweat is the production of watery fluid from the skin to help regulate the ...Read more