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What works against sweaty palms/palmar hyperhidrosis?

What works against sweaty palms/palmar hyperhidrosis?

Options: Best care starts first in family physician's office. 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 to consensus: http://goo.Gl/voqx5. ...Read more

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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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Is dysport effective for underarm sweating?

Is dysport effective for underarm sweating?

Sweat treatment: Theoretically both dysport and botox are from botulinum toxins and so both should be effective. ...Read more

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How effective is drysol for sweaty hands&feet?

How effective is drysol for sweaty hands&feet?

Effective: Not everything works for everyone, but it is a commonly used preparation for this problem. ...Read more

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Tried and true antiperspirant for hyperhidrosis?

Tried and true antiperspirant for hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis: Compounded topical Glycopyrrolate 3% used at night is very effective for hyperhidrosis and very well tolerated. You will need a prescription and a compounding pharmacy to have the topical medication made. ...Read more

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Which antiperspirants work best for excessive sweating?

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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Is there a solution to hyperhidrosis and palm sweating other than botox ,surgery ?

Is there a solution to hyperhidrosis and palm sweating other than botox ,surgery ?

Biofeedback: Biofeedback is a technique of training which allows a person to control facets of their autonomic nervous system. Often used for migraine and other chronic pain patients when trying to control things such as blood pressure, heart rate, and breathing patterns...I don't see why the technique couldn't be used to influence the autonomic system where sweating were concerned. Interesting possibility. ...Read more

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Hyperhidrosis treatment for plams (hand & foot)?

Antiperspirant: Begin with the same thing sold for under arms. It is very important to apply to DRY skin. A dermatologist can work with you. You might try 20% or even 35% aluminum chloride, always on completely dry skin. Covering with saran wrap or plastic gloves for a few hours twice a week often makes the antiperspirant more effective. Surgery, pills, botox not to be considered except in rare cases. ...Read more

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Is propantheline bromide for excessive sweating?

Is propantheline bromide  for excessive sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: Yes, propantheline bromide is one of anticholinergic agents given orally for excessive sweating. The use of anticholinergics may be unappealing because their adverse effect profile. ...Read more

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Does robinul (glycopyrrolate) for sweating dry out your hair?

Does robinul (glycopyrrolate) for sweating dry out your hair?

Yes: A lot of people used it and it is helpping them, there are side effect. ...Read more

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Which is better for treating hyperhidrosis: ditropan (oxybutynin) or glycopyrrolate?

Which is better for treating hyperhidrosis: ditropan (oxybutynin) or glycopyrrolate?

Depends: Both are used to treat hyperhidrosis. Effects are different to different patients although pts tend to complain about ditropan (oxybutynin) side effects more: drowsiness, decrease mentation...The number one side effect I hear about robinyl is dry mouth. ...Read more

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Can taking the drug robinul (glycopyrrolate) for hyperhidrosis cause boils?

Can taking the drug robinul (glycopyrrolate) for hyperhidrosis cause boils?

Robinul (glycopyrrolate): Serious reactions for Robinul (glycopyrrolate) include: anaphylaxis, intestinal obstruction, heat stroke, seizures, arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest. Common reactions include: dry mouth, vomiting, constipation, flushing, headache, urinary retention, urinary hesitancy, blurred vision, palpitations, tachycardia, anhidrosis, dysgeusia, and lactation suppression but not boils. ...Read more

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Is cosmetic surgery available for acanthosis nigricans?

Is cosmetic surgery available for acanthosis nigricans?

Yes: Yes. Acanthosis nigricans can be caused by being overweight, hormonal imbalances, irritation and others. First we try to control the causes as much as possible, but the skin can be lightened non-surgically or even excised if necessary. See a skilled plastic surgeon or dermatologist. Be well, dr. Fred - linwood, nj. ...Read more

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Can you use botox cream instead of botox injection for excessive sweating?

Can you use botox cream instead of botox injection for excessive sweating?

No: No. First of all there is no Botox cream commercially available. Second, Botox molecules are too big to pass through the skin. ...Read more

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What doctors taking medicare perform botox injection for piriformis syndrome?

What doctors taking medicare perform botox injection for piriformis syndrome?

Other options: Botox is not approved by insurance companies or medicare for pirifoemis syndrome. There are other options for treatment, however, including standard trigger point injections (with Lidocaine or saline), topical Baclofen (from a compounding pharmacy) and physical therapy. Acupuncture can help. It is also out of pocket, but likely less than botox. ...Read more

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Besides Iontophoresis, botox, and ETS will there be a cure for severe palmer hyperhidrosis? Nothing else works for me

Besides Iontophoresis, botox, and ETS will there be a cure for severe palmer hyperhidrosis? Nothing else works for me

Sympathectomy : Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy is a Surgery I have assisted in to treat hyperhidrosis at UCLA. Studies show it is a viable treatment option. My advice is to carefully weigh how much it affects your life and choose a profession and future where it will not affect your work. Read: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2749196/ ...Read more

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Is insulin novorapid (insulin aspart) available everywhere?

Is insulin novorapid (insulin aspart) available everywhere?

Many places in world: Novorapid (insulin aspart) is the brand name for Insulin aspart, a rapid-acting Insulin medication, manufactured by novo nordisk. In the United States, Insulin aspart is marketed as the brand novolog. In the uk, europe and canada, aspart is sold as novorapid (insulin aspart). There are two other very similar rapid-acting insulins: Insulin lispro (by eli lilly) and Insulin glulisine (by sanofi). All three are sold around world. ...Read more

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Increased Sweating (Definition)

Hyperhidrosis is a condition in which the body sweats more than is needed for ...Read more


Dr. Loki Skylizard
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Hyperhidrosis (Definition)

A medical condition where a person sweats excessively, even when ...Read more