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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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would applying Drysol to palms of hands help if you suffer from the TOP of the hand being red (due to hyperhidrosis)? If not, how to lessen redness?
HUH???: Hyperhidrosis does not cause redness of the dorsum [top] of the hand. Exactly which topical antibiotic? Why? Topical antibiotic and latex allergy certainly can make hands red. Why Benadryl? Used mostly as a sleep aid, should not be used except at bedtime. Echinacea is a waste of money. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Antiperspirant: I would start at your local pharmacy that will guide you through the over-the-counter options. ...Read more
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
Excessive sweating: If you have excessive sweating in your palms you can try a prescription antiperspirant called Drysol. Apply once a day. If you are having other symptoms with this such as weight loss, diffuse sweating, elevated heart rate consider a thyroid or other endocrine issue and see your doctor ...Read more
No: See a dermatologist to find the cause and treatment for your hyperhydrosis. ...Read more
in sufficient histor: You do not say if you sweat all over or just in certain places such as your armpits and the palms of your hands.If you sweat all over excessively you should see an endocrinologist. ...Read more
I suffer from hyperhidrosis and sialorrhea. Are these two related? I have researched both and have the symptoms of both.
Possibly yes: There are a number of conditions that can cause hyperhidrosis (excess sweating) and sialorrhea (excess saliva). Motion sickness is the most common cause of these symptoms together. They can also be seen with rare conditions, such as serotonin syndrome, tetanus, rabies, scorpion stings, and black widow spider bites. Discuss your symptoms with your doctor. ...Read more
I'd tend to sweat a bit too much, like when i'm in a crowded area, but at home, i don't. I wouldn't say it's hyperhidrosis though. What should I do?
Ets: Please go online and type in ETS surgery. You will find a number of relevant articles related to "Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy". They are not all quite the same but you will learn a lot. ...Read more