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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
See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Meds and surgery: While it depends upon what you mean by excess sweating and where it is occurring, there is a condition called hyperhydrosis that will cause people to sweat excessively in their armpits, palms, feet, and sometimes neck and upper chest. There are prescription antiperspirants that can be used, but there is also a surgical procedure called a sympathectomy that can be used to decrease sweating. ...Read more
Hyperhydrosis: Find the cause and treat it. Workup by your pcp is a start. ...Read more
Excessive sweating: You won't be able to until you have seen your doctor who will review your history, examine you, and likely order tests. If that does not give the answers you and the doctor want you would be referred a specialist. ...Read more
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
Hyperhidrosis: In a general sense one of the worst ways to approach a problem as is to tie your dermatologist's hands behind his/her back. This is all part of becoming a very good patient. There are many remedies for sweating which dermatologists use and if you consider any elements in the universe as a natural element, i guess you have to include them all. See your dermatologist! ...Read more
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. It can be uaed on the palms and feet as well. If its a real problem there is some benefit to Botox injections in the really sweaty spots like armpits. ...Read more
Primary focal: For mild primary focal (axillary) hyperhidrosis is: otc antiperspirants containing low dose metal salt (usually aluminum). For mild to moderate & unresponsive cases: rx strength 20% alcl in ethanol (drysol) or 6.25% aluminum tetrachloride (xerac) + baking soda applied next am can be tried. Topical Glycopyrrolate available through compounding pharmacies is another option. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have excessive sweating Does the botox have side effects on me considering that i'm 18 y/o and weight 46 kg ? Will it stop the sweating ?
Need details: How bad? Where? What have you tried so far? Have you seen a dermatologist? Aluminum chloride? 20% ? 35%? Were you very careful to apply to completely dry skin? Wrap with plastic or saran wrap? Botox may help but needs to be repeated every few months. It may have undesirable side effects and will be very expensive. ...Read more
Hyperhidrosis: Is the medical term applied to the condition of excessive sweating. See a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. The condition can be improved with Botox injections, treatment with topical medications (aluminum chloride, antiperspirants), iontophoresis and surgery). You can find more info at www.Hyperhidrosis.Org. ...Read more
Sir how i stop excessive sweating even i am not working and the weather is good .is this because i have a lot of hair on my body ..how to remove hair ?
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