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Does Shaving Your Armpit Hair Reduce Sweating Or Armpit Temperature
Let us see: Sweating has nothing to do with underarm hair. You'll sweat the same amount hair or no hair. Sweating has nothing to do with underarm hair. You'll sweat the same amount hair or no hair. ...Read more
Hi im 22 y/o I have no armpit hairs. And i even notice that if im sweating, my armpits are not which is weird. What to do? Need help. Thanks..
Unusual!: You may have been born without the glands & follicles that produce sweat and hair. If you sweat normally everywhere else, that's not a problem (actually a blessing!), but you need to check with a doctor to be sure that you don't have an underlying endocrine or sympathetic nervous system problem that somehow stopped hair & sweat glands from developing in that one area. ...Read more
In past 4 months(from July till now) I had 10 night sweats, hair and chest and a bit armpits got wet, my shirt too. Is something wrong?
It might: Armpit hairs can slow down sweat evaporation and trap oils and smells. But even if you shave closely, if you don't keep the armpit clean, you can have an odor. Some people also need a deodorant or antiperspirant to keep odors down. I personally think some odor is natural and that we tend to get overly concerned here in the usa. ...Read more
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
Aluminum chloride: Aluminum chloride can stop sweating in the underarms. There are pills like glyccopyrolate that stop sweating. Iontophoresis involves reversing the calcium channels and can stop sweating. There is a surgical procedure called a sympathectomy that can also stop sweating. ...Read more
Hyperhidrosis: There is a medication that your doctor can prescribe. ...Read more
My underarms are really dark and i have two or more hairs growing from the same follicle, is there any way to lighten my armpits and reduce hairgrowth. The skin there is also bumpy and uneven and sometimes resembles pimples where the follicles are.
Acanthosis: If the skin in your "underarms" is significantly different (darker, "velvety" in texture = bumpy) then you should see your physician for evaluation. This type of skin change in the neck folds and in the axilla can be indicative of a more serious health issue and needs proper eval. Your doctor can then refer you, if needed, to the proper specialist. ...Read more
Precocious puberty hi,
we have an 8 1/2 yr old boy. We are noticing that his underarm hair is visibly darker and has visible upper lip hair. He is prone to developing body odour, though does not drink enough water and sweats easily.
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