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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 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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How do you stop excessive underarm sweating?

How do you stop excessive underarm sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: Medical treatments for hyperhidrosis include: topical medications like prescription drysol, glycopyrrolate, otc certain dry, iontophoresis, oral medications like rubinul, and botox. ...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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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

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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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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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How can you stop sweating profusely?

How can you stop sweating profusely?

Many options: There is a condition called hyperhidrosis which is excessive persperation. This can happen in the armpits, hands or feet. There are different options for treatment from prescription deodorants to surgery. In my practice, I use Botox which can reduce sweating in the armpits. This is a temporary treatment that needs to be repeated. ...Read more

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How can I stop my excessive perspiration?

How can I stop my excessive perspiration?

See your MD: Your family physician or internist can help evaluate you and offer a solution. Sometimes medications (like antidepressants) can cause this. ...Read more

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How to stop but sweat?

How to stop but sweat?

Antiperspirant: It doesn't care where you put it. Try an antiperspirant. Sprays can work well in locations like this. ...Read more

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How do I stop excessive facial sweating?

How do I stop excessive facial sweating?

DisgraceOfSweatyFace: Move to Alaska. Get a job at a meat packing plant. Underwater welder in Antarctica. OK,OK...first, no harm done if you apply an unscented antiperspirant to the areas where you sweat. Do a patch test first to make sure your facial skin isn't sensitive to it (small dot of it somewhere on the side of your face).But for the long haul, check out [ http://www.sweathelp.org/en/] for a good source of info ...Read more

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How to relieve excess blushing?

How to relieve excess blushing?

Stay cool: Wear light clothes, not tight fitting, and get your heart checked. Sometimes rosy cheeks heart valve issue. ...Read more

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How can I handle excess sweating?

How can I handle excess sweating?

Excessive sweating: Avoid alcohol, wear loose clothing, don't smoke, don't eat spicy food. Drink lots of water. When exercising, expect sweating but stay in a cooler environment if possible until the sweating stops. ...Read more

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How can I control excessive sweating?

How can I control excessive sweating?

Sweating: There are many causes of excessive sweating and until your doctor figures out why you have excessive sweating you will feel unwell. Are you overweight? Are you underweight? Are you exercising too much? Not enough? Are you on medications? The list goes on. See your doctor for advice and care. ...Read more

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How to stop sweating underneath breasts?

How to stop sweating underneath breasts?

Don't sweat it: I would touch base with your local dermatologist who may consider prescribing aluminum chloride solution for this - if you are in fact experiencing too much sweating. Some have tried deodorants containing hihg percentages of aluminum chloride with success. Best of luck. ...Read more

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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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How can you stop armpit sweating?

How can you stop armpit sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: Most people start with OTC topical antiperspirants, move on to prescription topicals (21% Aluminum chloride), oral anticholinergic agents, Botox injection. For more permanent options, consider suction curetttage, miraDry or ThermiRF. We perform all of these procedures in our Center for Excessive Sweating, established in 1999. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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?

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?

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.

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?

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