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Dr. Emily Altman
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Excessive Sweating (Definition)

Excessive sweating is a clinical condition in which a person sweats more significantly during exercise and when in warm circumstances, or sweats considerably during situations where most people ...Read more


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Will using baby powder prevent excessive sweating?

Will using baby powder prevent excessive sweating?

No.: Talcum powder will absorb sweat that has already been excreted, but it cannot prevent sweating; your sweat glands don't know whether you are applying powder or not. Several preventative treatments, both topical and oral, are available, but most require a prescription. ...Read more

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How do you stop sweating too much?

How do you stop sweating too much?

Hyperhydrosis: Botox injections in the underarm area has been employed to reduce sweating. Sweaty palms have been treated by cutting the sympathetic nerves in the thoracic area of the spine. Both treatments have variable success. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about excessive sweating?

How much should I worry about excessive sweating?

Depends: How badly does it bother you? Does it stink or is it just non-smelly sweating? You should discuss this with your primary care doctor who might recommend a dermatologist to look into this further. ...Read more

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Im 33, male, i sweat too much. Is this ok? What causes sweating too much?

Im 33, male, i sweat too much. Is this ok? What causes sweating too much?

Hyperhidrosis: Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, rarely can be a warning sign of thyroid problems, diabetes or infection. Excessive sweating is also more common in people who are overweight or out of shape. It is a benign condition in most cases and there are medications that can help. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My boyfriend always excessively sweats, even if he is just walking. He is very much in shape, but is the excessive sweating a sign of other issues?

My boyfriend always excessively  sweats, even if he is just walking. He is very much in shape, but is the excessive sweating a sign of other issues?

Hyperhidrosis: This is a very common condition and your family physician probably has some experience helping patients with this condition or knows a dermatologist with expertise. ...Read more

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What causes excessive sweating?

What causes excessive sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: When excessive sweating affects the hands, feet, and armpits, it's called primary or focal hyperhidrosis. Primary hyperhidrosis affects 2 - 3% of the population, yet less than 40% of patients with this condition seek medical advice. In the majority of primary hyperhidrosis cases, no cause can be found. It seems to run in families. It can also occur from medical condition. See your doctor for a dx. ...Read more

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Dr. Morton Levitt
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Perspiration (Definition)

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