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Sweating buttocks when active at work?

Sweating buttocks when active at work?

Sweating: Almost all humans sweat. The groin is a dark, warm, moist area. What is the medical problem? ...Read more

Buttock (Definition)

The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more


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Is the ionthoperosis machine safe to use and do they have for buttocks sweating?

Iontophoresis: Yes, and... really limited utility because they cannot get a lot of drugs into you. However, it is a certain amount of electricity. Often people feel sore from it. Not safe from the neck on up (seizures, theoretically).
Not a treatment for sweating. DRYSOL is a prescription for that. ...Read more

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Rash between buttocks from sweating. Does it mean bacteria are there?

Rash between buttocks from sweating. Does it mean bacteria are there?

Yes...: Yes or yeast organisms, or an irritant (such as fecal material) or all of the above. ...Read more

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Doc my life ruined because of sweating in buttocks/buttcrack please help me to stop the sweat and the smell my life ruined im not gay?

Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is a medical cause, if there is an overall increase in sweating. The doctor may recommend a trial of antiperspirant, testing it on just one area first. Different clothing fabrics or designs may help. A last resort may be moving to a very dry climate (maybe arizona?). Being attracted to the same sex is not related to the buttcrack sweat level. ...Read more

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My nephew has red raised bumps on arms legs buttocks and lower back. He is itching especially with sweating or showers, any ideas?

My nephew has red raised bumps on arms legs buttocks and lower back. He is itching especially with sweating or showers, any ideas?

See the doctor: Rashes are one of the most difficult to diagnose accurately without being see. It maybe eczema, contact dermatitis or something as benign as keratosis pilaris. If you want an answer, the best thing to do is to see the doctor about it. In the mean time, ask him to keep skin moisturized, and not to have too warm a shower. ...Read more

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Why always when rub my buttocks and sweats, It makes an itchy rash, but when I wash its gones away , but always happens, how to prevents, or what is?

Why always when rub my buttocks and sweats, It makes an itchy rash, but when I wash its gones away , but always happens, how to prevents, or what is?

Stop rubbing: Your problem may well be from dermatographism (oversensitive skin) which is harmless by itself. Try taking an antihistamine to see if it helps. Dry skin can also cause it and thus applying a moisturizer after bathing may also be helpful. ...Read more

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What is this rash on my inside of buttocks, that happens when I walk too much and sweats, burn a little, they are in my profile pic, pink and raised?

What is this rash on my inside of buttocks, that happens when I walk too much and sweats, burn a little, they are in my profile pic, pink and raised?

Localized irritation: This most likely is a folliculitis that can be aggravated by the sweaty conditions you describe. Another possibility is a fungal infection. Cotton underwear, pants that are not tight, and good hygiene should help. ...Read more

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Bitten by non-lyme tick 8 mos ago (tick was tested). Itchy rash over legs, arms, buttocks, weight loss and night sweats. What could be the cause? Thx

Bitten by non-lyme tick 8 mos ago (tick was tested). Itchy rash over legs, arms, buttocks, weight loss and night sweats.  What could be the cause? Thx

Many possibilities: Besides lyme, ticks can transmit many other infections including babesia, bartonella, ehrlichina, rickettsia and other types of borrelia. The tick testing negative for lyme does not rule out other infections. But your symptoms could be unrelated to the bite too! See a doc knowledgeable in tick-borne illness. Consider seeing a doc for general evaluation too, ideally a holistic doc. ...Read more

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How to stop excess sweating?

How to stop excess sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating of the underarms, palms, or soles of the feet or breasts. Treatment may involve over-the-counter antiperspirants, prescription antiperspirants, iontophoresis, medications, surgery, and botox. I prescribe 3% topical glycoyrrolate to be used as needed. ...Read more

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What causes excessive sweating?

What causes excessive sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: When excessive sweating affects the hands, feet, and armpits, it's called primary or focal hyperhidrosis. Primary hyperhidrosis affects 2 — 3% of the population, yet less than 40% of patients with this condition seek medical advice. In the majority of primary hyperhidrosis cases, no cause can be found. It seems to run in families.
It can also occur from medical condition. See your doctor for a dx. ...Read more

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Is excessive sweating inherited?

Is excessive sweating inherited?

Hyperhidrosis: Excessive sweating can certainly run in families. It should be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are the causes of excessive sweating?

What are the causes of excessive sweating?

Thyroid,,others: Primary focal hyperhydrosis, can start in childhood and continue to adulthood effects 1to3%of population. It is probebely caused by malfunction of the nervous system and may run in families
genaralised hyperhydrosis, causes sweating all over the body. Has many causes like overactive thyroid, pregnancy, menopause, diabetese, alcoholism, heart failure, cancers like lymphoma and leukemia, some meds, infections. ...Read more

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When would you consider that you're excessively sweating from the armpits and what to do?

When would you consider that you're excessively sweating from the armpits and what to do?

Hyperhidrosis: Antiperspirants, iantophoresis, anticholinergics, botox, and surgery as a last resort depending on the severity of the condition. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Excessive sweating without any reason?

Excessive sweating without any reason?

HYPERHIDROSIS : HYPERHIDROSIS OR EXCESSIVE sweating demands a thorough evaluation. A full exam and labs especially TFTS and HA1C to evaluate for diabetes. If the workup is normal, there is a topical therapy called DRYSOL. Also, Botox injections are very helpful and if that fails there are surgical options as well. ...Read more

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Does botox for excessive sweating help?

Botox for sweating: Botox injections into the armpit have been shown to be very effective for treating excessive sweating, known as hyperhidrosis. The effect seems to last 6-9 months. ...Read more

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Why are baby feet excessively sweating?

Why are baby feet excessively sweating?

They are not: Normally excessively sweaty, unless there is a condition that brings that about. Babies should not sweat when they are eating, or taking a cool comforting bath. Cold sweats can be a sign of congenital heart disease, infection or sleep apnea. If the baby is cooled, and he/she still sweats profusely, please take him/her to a doctor right away. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Do hydrocephalus cause excessive sweating?

Do hydrocephalus cause excessive sweating?

Not likely: To my knowledge I have not encounter a patient with hydrocephalus that has suffered from excessive sweating — a review of the literature does not show that to be common or an uncommon problem for that matter. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of excess heavy sweating?

How do I get rid of excess heavy sweating?

Aluminum chlorhydrat: Aluminum chlorhydrate is the best way to prevent sweating and is contained in numerous antiperspirants. There is a product called drysol your physician can prescribe for you that is very effective. In extreme cases there are some surgeries available but that would only be in very extreme cases. ...Read more

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Can botox be used to treat excessive sweating?

Can botox be used to treat excessive sweating?

Yes: Treatments for hyperhidrosis include topical aluminum chloride, iontophoresis, oral glycopyrrolate, botox, and sympathectomy. ...Read more

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Can being overweight cauae excessive sweating?

Yes: There are a few reasons for this. Someone 210 lb (i.e. 15 stone) is doing the work of someone 140 lb (10 stone), but carrying a 70 lb (5 stone) sack. More work=more energy=more heat. Also, fat cells are living cells that produce heat. The more cells you have, the more heat you produce, and the more you may have to sweat to dissipate excess heat. This is true at rest as well as with activity. ...Read more

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Will using baby powder prevent excessive sweating?

No.: Talcum powder will absorb sweat that has already been excreted, but it cannot prevent sweating; your sweat glands don't know whether you are applying powder or not. Several preventative treatments, both topical and oral, are available, but most require a prescription. ...Read more

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Perspiration (Definition)

Perspiration or sweat is the production of watery fluid from the skin to help regulate the ...Read more