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Why does hyperthyroidism cause excessive sweating and itching all over the body?

Why does hyperthyroidism cause excessive sweating and itching all over the body?

Hyperthyroidism: Can cause increased sweating due to hypermetabolic state of the whole body, a rather complex mechanism, also the generalized itching is due to several mechanisms, some antibodies are responsible for it, ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more


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I was getting excess sweating and was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. With meds the T3, (liothyronine)T4,TSH are under control, however I am still sweating. Reasons?

I was getting excess sweating and was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. With meds the T3, (liothyronine)T4,TSH are under control, however I am still sweating. Reasons?

Hyperthyroid symptom: You say your blood levels are under control, but it is still possible that they are slightly high. You don't mention other symptoms. Since treatment, are you palpitations, tremor, anxiety, GI symptoms better? Sometimes you get better relief of some symptoms and not others. A B-blocker may help. ...Read more

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How to stop excessive sweating of my hands?

How to stop excessive sweating of my hands?

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. It can be uaed on the palms and feet as well. 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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How to stop excessive sweating under the arms?

How to stop excessive sweating under the arms?

Hyperhidrosis: Is the medical term applied to the condition of excessive sweating. See a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. The condition can be improved with Botox injections, treatment with topical medications (aluminum chloride, antiperspirants), iontophoresis and surgery). You can find more info at www.Hyperhidrosis.Org. ...Read more

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How to stop excessive sweating?

PrecisionTx: Botox provides temporary relief for hyperhidrosis. A new treatment, precision tx™ device targets the sweat glands in the underarm area and uses focused laser energy to ablate their function, which lasts much longer. ...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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Is there any way to stop excessive sweating?

Is there any way to stop excessive sweating?

Anti-Perspirant: Certain dri is a very effective anti-perspirant. When applied before going to bed it will very effectively control sweating for 24 hours. ...Read more

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I have excessive sweating Does the botox have side effects on me considering that i'm 18 y/o and weight 46 kg ? Will it stop the sweating ?

I have excessive sweating Does the botox have side effects on me considering that i'm 18 y/o and weight 46 kg ? Will it stop the sweating ?

Need details: How bad? Where? What have you tried so far? Have you seen a dermatologist? Aluminum chloride? 20% ? 35%? Were you very careful to apply to completely dry skin? Wrap with plastic or saran wrap? Botox may help but needs to be repeated every few months. It may have undesirable side effects and will be very expensive. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop excessive sweating from anti depressants? My doctor doesn't know what to do and i can't afford botox. I have tried every kind too

What can I do to stop excessive sweating from anti depressants? My doctor doesn't know what to do and i can't afford botox. I have tried every kind too

I don't know: Which antidepressant you are on (only see cod liver oil, melatonin and multiple vitamin listed as meds). Have you and your doctor considered a trial of a different antidepressant medication? ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


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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