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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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How do you overcome the symptoms of hyperhidrosis or more commonly known as excessive sweating ? Is there cures with minimal side effects for it ?

How do you overcome the symptoms of hyperhidrosis or more commonly known as excessive sweating ? Is there cures with minimal side effects for it ?

Surgery: I am sure that there are several medical ways to control this. I know of two things that work and one is Botox injections and another surgery by a thoracic surgeon. Good luck www.Drlugo.Com. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a problem with excessive sweating?

What to do if I have a problem with excessive sweating?

Sweating: Several possibilities. 1: Are you losing weight without trying? 2: Are you sleeping properly? 3: Have you had your blood count checked? 4: Have you had your thyroid gland checked? The list goes on. Please gather your concerns and make an appointment to see your doctor as soon as possible. It is likely that you have no problems that cannot be resolved quickly but don't take chances. ...Read more

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I hv hypo throid and am on throx 75mg which controls my disease but my problem is excessive sweating.Plz guide me to control this?

I hv hypo throid and am on throx 75mg which controls my disease but my problem is excessive sweating.Plz guide me to control this?

Sweating hypothyroid: Underactive thyroid if replaced in physiological amounts should not cause incresed sweating you should talk to your physcian to rule out other causes of hyperhidrosis if all fails you can use prescription strength antiperspirant or anticholinergics agents latter will have side effects. ...Read more

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I have a problem with excessive sweating. It's gotten to the point where I'm embarrassed to go out without at least a jacket. What can I do?

See a dermatologist: When you go, the Dr will need to know much more specific details, will examine you, talk to you, perhaps get blood tests. Begin with a definitive diagnosis. You might be eligible for useful therapy. ...Read more

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I am 32 years old man, i have a problem of excessive sweating but it seems my right side of the body getting more sweating then left side of the body?

I am 32 years old man, i have a problem of excessive sweating but it seems my right side of the body getting more sweating then left side of the body?

Get it checked: Excessive sweating, or Hyperhidrosis, can be a very challenging condition with lasting psychosocial ramifications. If you feel that you sweat more than you should then you need to see a doctor and figure out whether this is just a benign condition( likely) or part of a constellation of syndromes. Medical and surgical treatment modalities exists but you need to get a full work up before hand. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a problem with social anxiety or excessive sweating?

How can I tell if I have a problem with social anxiety or excessive sweating?

Do u avoid social...: ...situations? 2 what extent? Do u fear embarrassing urself? Worry abt ppl in those situations judging u? Is it different if u have role 2play or when ppl know who u are? Ppl w/high levels of soc anxiety find certain soc situations very uncomfortable -mentally/physically- & thus tend 2actively avoid them. They tend 2"re-live" uncomfortable social moments thinking "I can't believe I said/did that!" ...Read more

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Excessive sweating of a toddler while at sleep. and cold to touch, starting from his head down to back. what's the real problem?

Excessive sweating of a toddler while at sleep. and cold to touch, starting from his head down to back. what's  the real problem?

Sweating at night: Children's heads have a large surface area and they sweat to dissipate heat. If he is an active sleeper and wears a one-piece sleeper, is covered with a blanket, he may be sweating from the heat generated by his moving around. His head would have the most sweat then. If he is completely normal otherwise, it is not a problem. Double check that with your pediatrician next time you see him/her. ...Read more

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Are breathing problems and excessive sweating normal with cmt?

Maybe...: If you mean circus movement tachycardia, then yes, these are common symptoms. Circus movement tachycardia is a highly treatable condition with relatively low risks. ...Read more

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Am I experiencing an excessive sweating problem if my feet are very moist in my shoes?

Sweating feet: Spray on topical antiperspirant will help reduce sweating and has the benifit of reducing friction blisters. ...Read more

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My 13 month son has a problem of excessive sweating at backside during sleeping...is this a big problem?

Sweating: He may be sweating from spicy food he might be eating, medication he might be taking, or he may be overdressed for bed or his blanket is tooheavy ...Read more

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33 years, male, my husband is feeling dizzy, had breathing problem last night,vomited little & excessive sweating . can it be symptom of stroke?

33 years, male, my husband is feeling dizzy, had breathing problem last night,vomited little & excessive sweating . can it be symptom of stroke?

Asked and Answered: Your question has ben repeatedly answered. Your husband needs urgent health care. He no longer needs the internet. If he will not go with you to the hospital then please call 911. ...Read more

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Does pure autonomic failure cause breathing problems, gerd, and excessive sweating?

Does pure autonomic failure cause breathing problems, gerd, and excessive sweating?

It's possible: A large hiatal hernia, also known as a para esophageal hernia could cause those symptoms. That is typically diagnosed with an upper GI contrast study and/or upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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I am having a problem with excessive sweating i take lisinopril and atenolol I am 62 years old with family heart problems?

I am having a problem with excessive sweating i take lisinopril and atenolol I am 62 years old with family heart problems?

BP meds and sweat: Neither atenolol or Lisinopril are associated with sweating as an adverse effect. See the doctor who ordered them for you for more information about your sweating problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there something that could cure excessive sweating quickly ? Like a certain medication or even food or anything ?

Is there something that could cure excessive sweating quickly ? Like a certain medication or even food or anything ?

Hyperhidrosis: This has many possible causes, and often the cause is not found; there's probably a big genetic component. There are a variety of approaches to treating the problem if the underlying cause cannot be addressed. Dermatologists see this all the time and have equipment that may help. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007259.htm or the self-help group http://www.Sweathelp.Org/en/. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop excessive sweating?

What can I do to stop excessive sweating?

Hyperhydrosis: It not all that uncommon. Keep yourself well hydrated and wear cool breathable clothing. You can try a stronger anti persperant like certain dry over the counter. If its a real problem there is some benefit to Botox injections in the really sweaty spots like armpits. ...Read more

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What can I do to avoid excessive sweating?

What can I do to avoid excessive sweating?

Sweating: If you have excessive sweating unrelated to exercise you need to see your doctor. There are a number of medical conditions associated with sweating and you need to find out why as soon as you can. If you can please let me know what turns out from your doctor's visit. ...Read more

Dr. Jordan Steinberg
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Athlete (Definition)

Ath·lete n. A person possessing the natural or acquired traits, such as strength, agility, and endurance, that are necessary for physical exercise or sports, especially those ...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