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Causes Of Hyperhidrosis
Hyperhidrosis hands: Palmoplantar hyperhidrosis is not contagious. It can be treated with topicals, sometimes oral anticholinergic agents, Botox injection, or micro ETS. Seek a specialist like myself who treats a large number of hyperhidrosis patients and who offers all of these treatment options. ...Read more
I have an armpit infection that caused generalized hyperhidrosis. Idk what kind yet but once it's cleared will the sweat go away? I never use to sweat
This is interesting: The infection itself probably did not cause subsequent hyperhidrosis (unless you are referring to fevers with sweats during that time). Certain antibiotics can cause hyperhidrosis, but this is a side effect that should go away after stopping the antibiotic. Whatever the cause of your recent hyperhidrosis, it should resolve. If not, see your doc for an evaluation. ...Read more
Causes of sweating: 2 types of hyperhidrosis: generalized & localized to underarms, palms, soles, face. Unknown what causes localized hyperhidrosis. Emotional stress/anxiety, heat, certain foods, etc for localized hyperhidrosis. Generalized hyperhidrosis, many causes: heat, metabolic diseases, like thyroid, diabetes, etc, infections, cancers, stress, medications. If new onset sweating, please see your dr right away. ...Read more
Robinul (glycopyrrolate): Serious reactions for Robinul (glycopyrrolate) include: anaphylaxis, intestinal obstruction, heat stroke, seizures, arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest. Common reactions include: dry mouth, vomiting, constipation, flushing, headache, urinary retention, urinary hesitancy, blurred vision, palpitations, tachycardia, anhidrosis, dysgeusia, and lactation suppression but not boils. ...Read more
What are the long term effects of taking 3-6mg robinul (glycopyrrolate) per day for hyperhidrosis? Can this cause organ damage? If so what kind? How much is too much?
Unkown: Robinul (glycopyrrolate) is an anticholinergic drug so the side effects will include dry mouth, headaches, urinary retention, blurry vision and several others. The maximun dose should be 8 mg per day. There really are no long term effects except that the body adapts to the meds which will require you to keep taking higher doses. I would suggest a more permanent solution to your hyperhidrosis. ...Read more
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