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I use drysol for hyperhidrosis & sometimes it controls the sweating. I've also taken glycopyrollate po, it worked but caused side effects. Any ideas?

I use drysol for hyperhidrosis & sometimes it controls the sweating. I've also taken glycopyrollate po, it worked but caused side effects. Any ideas?

Drysol sweating: Drysol only works well if it is used properly. Have to blow dry the skin first before using it! need to get all the sweat dried out first before applying it. Use daily for a week, then every other day the second week then every 3rd day the third week then weekly forever. ...Read more

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Dr. Emily Altman
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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


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Im suffering from hyperhidrosis?

Im suffering from hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis: Texas wedding is a frequent problem on my hands and under arm areas. In fact sometimes on the feet it can be so bad that the patient actually rocks his or her shoes with all the swelling. You might ask your dermatologist about Drysol which is a special solution of aluminum chloride which is applied in certain ways and you might find this very helpful. There are also internal medications. ...Read more

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What is the cause of hyperhidrosis?

What is the cause of hyperhidrosis?

"The cause"?: Hi. There is no "the cause" of sweating a lot. There are countless causes of excessive sweating, and only after many causes are excluded do we then diagnose "hyperhidrosis". Have you seen a doctor about this? Good luck! ...Read more

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I have hyperhidrosis--what do I do for it?

I have hyperhidrosis--what do I do for it?

Sweat Treatment: Excessive sweat is easy to treat with Botox injections. These are very tiny injections and not usually uncomfortable. The treatment should last at least 6 months and is often covered by insurance. Alternatively, one can use clinical strength antiperspirant available off the shelf. The secret is to apply it at night before bed. It can be washed in the morning and will still work. ...Read more

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Are there any medicines for hyperhidrosis?

Are there any medicines for hyperhidrosis?

Yes: Topicals such as aluminum chloride (ie: drysol) help stop sweating temporarily but has to be reapplied daily to be effective. Botox injections help stop sweating for 6-9 months. ...Read more

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What is the mildest solution for hyperhidrosis?

What is the mildest solution 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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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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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

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Hyperhidrosis between the thighs. What is the cure?

Depends: Is it only in the thighs ? When does it occur - when its hot, during strenuous activity? There are topical treatments like certain dri, drysol. There also medications that are prescribed like robinul (glycopyrrolate). Surgery may be option but it is usually not done for thighs only. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Increased Sweating (Definition)

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Hyperhidrosis (Definition)

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