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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

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 ...Read more


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How can I stop excess sweating of body in summer season?

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

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How to stop excessive sweating?

PrecisionTx: Botox provides temporary relief for hyperhidrosis. A new treatment, precision tx™ device targets the sweat glands in the underarm area and uses focused laser energy to ablate their function, which lasts much longer. ...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 are some ways to stop excess sweating?

What are some ways to stop excess sweating?

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

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Is there any way to stop excessive sweating?

Is there any way to stop excessive sweating?

Anti-Perspirant: Certain dri is a very effective anti-perspirant. When applied before going to bed it will very effectively control sweating for 24 hours. ...Read more

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How can you stop excessive sweating even when cool?

How can you stop excessive sweating even when cool?

Excessive sweating: If you are sweating even when you shouldn't be, then it is likely you have hyperhidrosis. This condition can be very intimidating. You should see your dermatologist to evaluate it. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could stop excessive sweating for good?

Can you tell me how I could stop excessive sweating for good?

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

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I suffer from excessive sweating. Please help me stop it! its usually only underarms

Treatment available: If high potency antiperspirants don't help, see your dermatologist as other, more aggressive, therapies and treatments are available. Make sure it's not due to an underlying medical disorder. ...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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What could the best natural therapy be to stop excessive sweating.

What could the best natural therapy be to stop excessive sweating.

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

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How to stop excessive sweating of my hands?

How to stop excessive sweating of my hands?

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

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What are some strong anti-perspirant that will stop my excess sweating beside mitchum gel?

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 more

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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 ?

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

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How to stop excessive sweating under the arms?

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

Dr. Morton Levitt
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Perspiration (Definition)

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