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Dr. Emily Altman
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Excessive Sweating (Definition)

Can be associated with increased sweating through out the body or just limited to underarms, face, soles, palms. It occur when one sweats more than would be expected for activity level, stress level or environmental temperature. ...Read more


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Experiencing rapid heart rate (worsened by: psychological stress). HR around 115 when I wake up. Excessive sweating while exercise. Reason?

Experiencing rapid heart rate (worsened by: psychological stress). HR around 115 when I wake up. Excessive sweating while exercise. Reason?

Get seen: The heart rate itself isn't a danger. How much you sweat is personal. You may get a Holtor monitor, labs to screen for a pheochromocytoma, and a good EKG. I'm simply glad that you're exercising. Keep that up. You may well be fine. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop excessive sweating?

What can I do to stop excessive sweating?

Hyperhydrosis: It not all that uncommon. Keep yourself well hydrated and wear cool breathable clothing. You can try a stronger anti persperant like certain dry over the counter. If its a real problem there is some benefit to Botox injections in the really sweaty spots like armpits. ...Read more

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What can I do to avoid excessive sweating?

What can I do to avoid excessive sweating?

Sweating: If you have excessive sweating unrelated to exercise you need to see your doctor. There are a number of medical conditions associated with sweating and you need to find out why as soon as you can. If you can please let me know what turns out from your doctor's visit. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about excessive sweating?

How much should I worry about excessive sweating?

Depends: How badly does it bother you? Does it stink or is it just non-smelly sweating? You should discuss this with your primary care doctor who might recommend a dermatologist to look into this further. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a problem with excessive sweating?

What to do if I have a problem with excessive sweating?

Sweating: Several possibilities.
1: Are you losing weight without trying?
2: Are you sleeping properly?
3: Have you had your blood count checked?
4: Have you had your thyroid gland checked?

The list goes on. Please gather your concerns and make an appointment to see your doctor as soon as possible.
It is likely that you have no problems that cannot be resolved quickly but don't take chances. ...Read more

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Excessive sweating without any reason?

Excessive sweating without any reason?

HYPERHIDROSIS: HYPERHIDROSIS OR EXCESSIVE sweating demands a through 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?

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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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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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?

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?

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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How to minimize excessive sweating caused by stress?

How to minimize excessive sweating caused by stress?

Sweating & Stress: Best way is to work on your stress. What are you sensitive to? What seems to trigger it? How do you respond? Psychotherapy can help you explore these areas and learn to deal with them so that your body won't have to go into sympathetic overdrive (with sweating). See your family doctor to look @ overall health. If needed, certain medications can help also. Relaxation exercises on your own. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could prevent excessive sweating?

In: In Walnut Creek in the summer??? You're asking too much!
Just kidding. At least check thyroid function. Assuming you're not a diabetic on Insulin experiencing hypoglycemia, the only other endocrine condition to consider would be pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma, which are rare as hens' teeth.
Could be good ol' (idiopathic) hyperhydrosis. ...Read more

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Which antiperspirants work best for excessive sweating?

Antiperspirants: Once size does not fit all. I would start at your local grocery and spend some time looking at the information on each of the available products.

When you find one you think will work best start by taking the smallest, least expensive product. You hope will work. ...Read more

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Some natural ways to help excessive sweating? Talc>cornstarch?

Some natural ways to help excessive sweating? Talc>cornstarch?

Hyperhidrosis: If you have hyperhidrosis, natural doesn't enter into the conversation. It is an intimidating condition and should be evaluated by your dermatologist. You can try "natural" or :organic" anti-perspirants, but it is unlikely that they will help to the extent you desire. ...Read more

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Is there any medication that reduce excessive sweating on the face?

You first need: A medical evaluation to determine if there is a medical problem causing your sweating. Apparently there are other medical problems or you wouldn't be on your current medication. ...Read more

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Excessive sweating when in stores after walking a long way. What does this mean?

Hyperhydrosis: Find the cause and treat it. Workup by your pcp is a start. If all workup is normal, anxiety is possible cause. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any creams or ointments to treat or cure excessive sweating?

Sweating: Before you go for creams or ointments please contact your doctor and get his/her advice. It could be a chemical reaction or it could be an emotional problem. Your doctor will help you. ...Read more

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I pile deodorant on every day and I just cannot stop this excessive sweating. What can I do?

Sweating: A number of medical problems can cause excessive sweating.
Are you losing weight?
Are you needing to go to the toilet more often now than before?
Is your heart rate increasing?
There are many other reasons why you have this problem. If possible I would recommend you see your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Excessive sweating during workout with chills...? I'm fit 125lbs. What could cause this should I worry?

Excessive sweating during workout with chills...? I'm fit 125lbs. What could cause this should I worry?

Physiology: Sweating is one of the body's mechanisms for reducing core temperature which goes up due to muscular activity. Chilling is a mechanism to raise the body temperature, again by muscular activity. It is possible that by sweating excessively you are activating the hypothalamic mechanisms that regulate body temperature and these stimuli create the symptoms you are experiencing. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is the best medication I could take for excessive sweating from methadone? I'm on methadone matanace program. 170 mg.

What is the best medication I could take for excessive sweating from methadone? I'm on methadone matanace program. 170 mg.

Hyperhydrosis: Important to determine that it is not from another source such as thyroid disease. Methadone commonly causes sweating. If you have exhausted non drug treatments then the Alpha adrenergic agonist clonidine (catapress) can be used in low does. Also anticholinergic medications can be used. ...Read more

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I hv hypo throid and am on throx 75mg which controls my disease but my problem is excessive sweating. Plz guide me to control this?

Sweating hypothyroid: Underactive thyroid if replaced in physiological amounts should not cause incresed sweating you should talk to your physcian to rule out other causes of hyperhidrosis if all fails you can use prescription strength antiperspirant or anticholinergics agents latter will have side effects. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

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Perspiration (Definition)

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