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Tried and true antiperspirant for hyperhidrosis?

Tried and true antiperspirant for hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis: Compounded topical Glycopyrrolate 3% used at night is very effective for hyperhidrosis and very well tolerated. You will need a prescription and a compounding pharmacy to have the topical medication made. ...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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Which antiperspirants work best for excessive sweating?

Which antiperspirants work best for excessive sweating?

Antiperspirants: Once size does not fit all. I would start at your local grocery and spend some time looking at the information on each of the available products. When you find one you think will work best start by taking the smallest, least expensive product. you hope will work. ...Read more

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How effective is drysol for sweaty hands&feet?

How effective is drysol for sweaty hands&feet?

Effective: Not everything works for everyone, but it is a commonly used preparation for this problem. ...Read more

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Is dysport effective for underarm sweating?

Is dysport effective for underarm sweating?

Sweat treatment: Theoretically both dysport and botox are from botulinum toxins and so both should be effective. ...Read more

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Safest deoderants and antiperspirants to use?

Safest deoderants and antiperspirants to use?

Deodorants: These fragrances blend with sweat and body chemicals, but, usually will not block pores. Antiperspirants are more likely to block pores and cause pimples and boils to develope. ...Read more

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Is there a solution to hyperhidrosis and palm sweating other than botox ,surgery ?

Is there a solution to hyperhidrosis and palm sweating other than botox ,surgery ?

Biofeedback: Biofeedback is a technique of training which allows a person to control facets of their autonomic nervous system. Often used for migraine and other chronic pain patients when trying to control things such as blood pressure, heart rate, and breathing patterns...I don't see why the technique couldn't be used to influence the autonomic system where sweating were concerned. Interesting possibility. ...Read more

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What treatment is best to totality eliminate axillary hyperhidrosis?

What treatment is best to totality eliminate axillary hyperhidrosis?

Surgery may work: Sometimes surgeons cut a nerve to eliminate sweating in the armpits. Unfortunately you made then develope excess sweating elsewhere. It is also possible to surgically scrape away the sweat glands from under the skin to stop this sweating. Botulinum toxin, when injected into the skin of the armpits, will stop sweating for 6 months. ...Read more

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What is the best solution for hyperhydrosis?

What is the best solution  for hyperhydrosis?

Individual: Best care starts first in family physician's office. There are topic treatments, Botox injections, and electrical treatments. Surgery can be quite successful for appropriate candidates. While done often by experienced thoracic surgeons (vats), it is chest surgery (major surgery). There are risks and benefits. Appropriate candidates should be selected. This link to consensus:. ...Read more

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Besides Iontophoresis, botox, and ETS will there be a cure for severe palmer hyperhidrosis? Nothing else works for me

Besides Iontophoresis, botox, and ETS will there be a cure for severe palmer hyperhidrosis? Nothing else works for me

Sympathectomy : Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy is a Surgery I have assisted in to treat hyperhidrosis at UCLA. Studies show it is a viable treatment option. My advice is to carefully weigh how much it affects your life and choose a profession and future where it will not affect your work. Read: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2749196/ ...Read more

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Does a dermatologist treat hyperhidrosis?

Yes: Dermatologist treats hyperhidrosis. I also know many primary care physicians (internal med or family med), endocrinologists and neurologists who also treat hyperhidrosis. ...Read more

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What is best antifungal spray for scalp seborrheic dermatitis to leave for overnight ?

What is best antifungal spray for scalp seborrheic dermatitis to leave for overnight ?

Ketoconazol: I would use ketoconazol shampoo 3 times a week for 8 weeks. For more information about what works I would check out this link in CureCrowd.com https://www.curecrowd.com/ailments/seborrhoeic-dermatitis ...Read more

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Does robinul (glycopyrrolate) for sweating dry out your hair?

Does robinul (glycopyrrolate) for sweating dry out your hair?

Yes: A lot of people used it and it is helpping them, there are side effect. ...Read more

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What can be done for excessive perspiration after OTC deoderants and prescription deoderants have failed. Otc deoderants and prescription deoderants do not help.

What can be done for excessive perspiration after OTC deoderants and prescription deoderants have failed. Otc deoderants and prescription deoderants do not help.

Many : Many people with this problem consider Botox treatments. Botox work for hyperhydrosis (excessive sweating) by temporarily blocking the nerves that stimulate sweating. This is a very popular option for many with the same issues. You should consult a dermatologist for more information/consultation. All the best. ...Read more

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Excess underarm sweating. Does botox work, and for how long?

Excess underarm sweating. Does botox work, and for how long?

Yes: Excessive sweating of underarms, hands, & feet (hyperhidrosis) is helped with use of botox. The duration is variable, but typically around 4-6 months. In the underarm, placement is in a grid-like pattern in an effort to distribute the effects over a wide area. Some get improvement in sweating with Botox given is distant sites. Likely this is due to changes in the autonomic nervous system. ...Read more

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What is the best age to have ets surgery for palmar hyperhidrosis?

What is the best age to have ets surgery for palmar hyperhidrosis?

AGE 49: There is no "best" age. With your concern you should make an appointment to see your Primary doctor. He/she will help you decide what needs to be done. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted! ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for sweaty sock odor?

What is the best treatment for sweaty sock odor?

Work at it...: First off, make sure your feet stay dry and clean. Wash between the toes each day and wear fresh socks. •acrylic cushion sock fabric maintains resiliency and provides a more natural yielding, forgiving, dynamic environment for the foot (like walking barefoot in grass or sand). •result: more protection, more comfort. Secondly, use drying agents directly on the foot, like certain-dry or drysol. ...Read more

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What is the mildest solution for hyperhidrosis?

What is the mildest solution for hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis: Compounded topical Glycopyrrolate 3% used at night is very effective for hyperhidrosis and very well tolerated. You will need a prescription and a compounding pharmacy to have the topical medication made. ...Read more

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Which is better, a "spray" anti-perspirant deodorant or a "roll" anti-perspirant? And why? What's the best brand? I use dove & nivea currently. Ok?

Which is better, a "spray" anti-perspirant deodorant or a "roll" anti-perspirant? And why? What's the best brand? I use dove & nivea currently. Ok?

Personal preference: There is no single best one for everyone, no matter what the manufacturers & advertisers want you to believe. Use what you like. Experiment if you want. ...Read more

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Hyperhidrosis (Definition)

A condition where a person sweats excessively, usually from the hands, armpits, and feet, even when ...Read more


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Increased Sweating (Definition)

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