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What is the best antiperspirant for hyperhidrosis?

What is the best antiperspirant for hyperhidrosis?

Antiperspirant: I would start at your local pharmacy that will guide you through the over-the-counter options. ...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 environmental temperature. ...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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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

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He has very excessive sweating at his arm pits and the top strength antiperspirants don't work. He is 14 so what options would we have for procedures?

He has very excessive sweating at his arm pits and the top strength antiperspirants don't work. He is 14 so what options would we have for procedures?

Have it checked byMD: Have your doctor check you and rule out common medical conditions causing exccessive sweating likke thyrotoxicosis, phechromocytoma or any other condition contrbuting to it. If no cause is found than you have few options like drysol antioerspirant, and in severe cases endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy. Consult your doctor or a dermatologist to find what he needs ...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 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 medication I could take for excessive sweating from methadone? I'm on methadone matanace program. 170 mg.

What is the best medication I could take for excessive sweating from methadone? I'm on methadone matanace program. 170 mg.

Hyperhydrosis: Important to determine that it is not from another source such as thyroid disease. Methadone commonly causes sweating. If you have exhausted non drug treatments then the Alpha adrenergic agonist clonidine (catapress) can be used in low does. Also anticholinergic medications can be used. ...Read more

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I've excessive sweating. What is the best treatment for this?

What's the cause: First find out the cause. See your doctor to discuss this. If nothing found, then you most likely have hyperhidrosis which is a condition where people gets excessive sweating in the head, armpits, hands and feet. The treatment is: antiperspirant, oral medications, iotophoresis (electrical shocking of the sweat glands- very easy to do) and Botox injection (very effective but temporary). ...Read more

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What could the best natural therapy be to stop excessive sweating.

What could the best natural therapy be to stop excessive sweating.

Hyperhidrosis: In a general sense one of the worst ways to approach a problem as is to tie your dermatologist's hands behind his/her back. This is all part of becoming a very good patient. There are many remedies for sweating which dermatologists use and if you consider any elements in the universe as a natural element, I guess you have to include them all. See your dermatologist! ...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

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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What is the best remedy or cure for excessive sweating? Arm pits, hands and feet

What is the best remedy or cure for excessive sweating? Arm pits, hands and feet

Hyperhidrosis: You most likely have hyperhidrosis which is a condition where people gets excessive sweating in the head, armpits, hands and feet. The treatment is: antiperspirant, oral medications, iotophoresis (electrical shocking of the sweat glands- very easy to do) and Botox injection (very effective but temporary). For more info go to:: http://www. Sweathelp. Org/english/ good luck. ...Read more

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How do you cure hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis of the underarms can be "cured" with suction curettage or miraDry. 86% of our patients only need a SINGLE miraDry procedure to treat axillary hyperhidrosis. We are a Platinum Plus Provider for miraDry. ...Read more

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How can you control hyperhidrosis?

How can you control hyperhidrosis?

Treatment options: The treatment options are: antiperspirant, oral medications, iotophoresis (electrical shocking of the sweat glands- very easy to do) and Botox injection (very effective but temporary). For more info go to:: http://www. Sweathelp. Org/english/ good luck. ...Read more

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How should I cure hyperhidrosis at home?

How should I cure hyperhidrosis at home?

Hyperhidrosis: You can't cure hyperhidrosis at home but you can control it with typical treatment as: antiperspirants, anticholinergic medications, iontophoresis (they sell a portable machine you can use at home). Other effective treatment options not done at home are: Botox injections. Surgery also a last resort option. ...Read more

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Dr. Emily Altman
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Increased Sweating (Definition)

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Hyperhidrosis (Definition)

A medical condition where a person sweats excessively, even when ...Read more