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How can I stop sweating in my hands and feet?

How can I stop sweating in my hands and feet?

Maxim...: ...Is an otc antiperspirant, available online, that i've found effective (no financial interest). If that doesn't work, the drionic device (also available online) is effective for some. Oral prescription medications are available, but they tend to cause side effects and i try to avoid them whenever possible. Sometimes they are necessary, though, to control this embarrassing problem. ...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


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How can you stop sweating on my palms and feet?

How can you stop sweating on my palms and feet?

Antiperspirant: Try an over the counter antiperspirant in a roll on form...Or certain dri... There are prescriptions that can help, as well. You may want to check with your pcp, endocrinologist or dermatologist for additional reccs... ...Read more

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How can I stop the sweting in my hand &feet?

How can I stop the sweting in my hand &feet?

I would encourage: Evaluation by a dermatologist to determine reason for sweating and so that a treatment plan can be made. Take care. ...Read more

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My palms and feet sweat a lot! What can I do to stop the sweating?

My palms and feet sweat a lot! What can I do to stop the sweating?

Antiperspirant spray: Try antiperspirants to your hands and feet. Foot powders can be useful for the foot. Seeing a doctor can offer prescribed medications that might prove helpful. Keeping the environment cool, dealing with stress and/or any anxiety can be helpful. Good luck! ...Read more

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My hands and feet sweat like crazy. How can I stop this?

My hands and feet sweat like crazy. How can I stop this?

Home remedy: can include soaking in tea bags. A light "iced tea" color is what you want and soak your hands/feet for about 10 minutes. The tannic acid from the tea can reduce the pore size and reduce the amount of sweat. If it is very excessive, there are instances where botox injections have been used. The condition of excessive sweat is hyperhidrosis. ...Read more

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How can I make my hands stop sweating?

How can I make my hands stop sweating?

First evaluation: If hyperhydrosis, surgery can be quite successful for appropriate candidates. While done often by experienced thoracic surgeons (vats), it is chest surgery (major surgery). There are risks and benefits. Appropriate candidates should be selected. This link may help: http://goo.Gl/rsl68 this link to consensus: http://goo.Gl/isann. ...Read more

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How can I avoid swelling in my hands and feet during pregnancy?

How can I avoid swelling in my hands and feet during pregnancy?

Water, exercise: Swelling in pregnancy is pretty hard to avoid. The increased blood volume and lower blood pressure dilate the distal vessels and they become "leaky". Keeping your blood moving via exercise, drinking lots of water and periodically elevating your hands and feet will help. ...Read more

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What can I do about bad circulation in my hands and feet?

What can I do about bad circulation in my hands and feet?

Get circulating.: Having bad circulation in both hands and feet is a common phrase that many patients make. If this is truly the case, then the effect of this condition, could ultimately, be a serious problem. If you are a smoker, you must stop. If not, then all the more reason to see your family doctor. You may be referred for further testing and treatment to evaluate the true extent of the problem. ...Read more

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In what way can I stop my hands from shaking?

In what way can I stop my hands from shaking?

If you have a tremor: would consult with your physician or a neurologist to determine which type and possible course of treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I prevent swelling in my ankles and feet?

How can I prevent swelling in my ankles and feet?

Depends on cause: General swelling of the lower extremity can be lessened by wearing support or surgical stockings. Elevation when ever possible also can lessen it. But needs to be evaluated by doc as to the why. Swelling can be caused by problems with your heart, circulation, high blood pressure, diet, kidney or liver trouble to name a few causes. ...Read more

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I have swelling in hands as in just fingers and my ankles and feet what causes it and what can I do?

I have swelling in hands as in just fingers and my ankles and feet what causes it and what can I do?

See your doctor: Peripheral edema (swelling) can be a sign of high blood pressure, heart issues, thyroid problems, or excess sodium intake. If centered over joints it might indicate effusion, which can be a symptom of arthritis. See a doctor to help sort this out for you. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do if I have hives on my hands and feet, including my palms and soles how can I get rid of them?

What to do if I have hives on my hands and feet, including my palms and soles how can I get rid of them?

Hives: Hives are common and difficult to diagnose. If your pcp fails to provide effective care, see an allergist for a thorough history and physical evaluation. ...Read more

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I am experiencing excessive sweating only on my hand's palm and feet. Ours uncontrollable and irritating.please help.

I am experiencing  excessive sweating only on my hand's palm and feet. Ours uncontrollable and irritating.please help.

Hyperhidrosis: Generic. See a dermatologist. Meanwhile try antiperspirant. Underarm antiperspirant will also work on palms & soles. Look for 20% Aluminum Chloride. I sometimes give people 35% or 50%. ...Read more

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I have raynaud's syndrome. How can I keep my hands and feet warm?

I have raynaud's syndrome. How can I keep my hands and feet warm?

Always plan ahead: Cold temperatures are a main cause of raynaud's phenomenon, so cold weather can trigger symptoms. If a person has only mild symptoms, he can keep his hands, feet, face, and ears warm with well-insulated clothing. The newest gadgets (such as heated gloves and heated socks) from winter sports stores may help. Using portable heaters, pre-warming the car, keeping dry, etc..., are helpful ideas. ...Read more

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What should I do for my sweating hand feet and underarm?

Sweating: Excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis can be treated by your dermatologist. Treatments vary from topical solutions that block the sweat duct, to iontophoresis to Botox injections. Botox is very effective because it stops the sweating for up to 4 to 6 months but it is an expensive treatment. It may be cheaper for some people who have to replace their suits often because of excessive perspiration. ...Read more

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My hands and feet swell when I am cold. What can cause this?

My hands and feet swell when I am cold. What can cause this?

Raynauds: Theres an entity called raynauds which causes clamping down of blood vessels in cold environments. The extremities can change color, be painful or even swell. Wear gloves or mittens to keep them warm and see your doc. There are some meds that may help. ...Read more

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How can I stop pain and numbness in hands?

How can I stop pain and numbness in hands?

See below: There are several common causes of hand numbness. The most common cause is carpal tunnel, but you may also can neuropathy. See your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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