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Hyperhidrosis Of Head And Face Treatment
Difficult question: Topical medications. These include over-the-counter and prescription antiperspirants.Iontophoresis. A battery-powered device delivers a low current of electricity through water-saturated wool pads. Oral medications. These may include medicines that block nerve impulses to sweat glands, inhibit sweating or reduce sweat output. A antidepressant or and botox. ...Read more
How do I stop excessive sweating? Im not overweight but i sweat a lot. Underarms, hands, chest, face, back and other areas even my head. Help
I have excessive sweating of the face and head, i was diagnosed with underactive thyroid last month, could this cause the sweating? Any other ideas?
No: Under active thyroid will not cause this. ...Read more
Excessive sweating of the face and head. I have underactive thyroid and kidney disease. What could cause this sweating only on my face and head?
Hormone excess?: Face and head sweating is more common in women that are taking hormones. It can be from excess sympathetic tone or from volume changes being monitored by internal pressure receptors as might be your case with renal disease. Check hormone levels and consult with your nephrologist or endocrinologist. This link may help but is complicated http://jap.Physiology.Org/content/100/5/1692.Long. ...Read more
Can kidney disease or low cortisol levels cause excessive sweating of the face & scalp/head? It happens even in cold weather. Any ideas?
Yes: In some associated way yes you can get these symptoms from low cortisol and kidney dysfunction. ...Read more
Surgery may work: Sometimes surgeons cut a nerve to eliminate sweating in the armpits. Unfortunately you made then develope excess sweating elsewhere. It is also possible to surgically scrape away the sweat glands from under the skin to stop this sweating. Botulinum toxin, when injected into the skin of the armpits, will stop sweating for 6 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hyperhidrosis: If you're living with excessive and embarrassing head, scalp, or facial sweating, there are solutions from antiperspirant lotion products to Botox injections, there are ways to treat head and facial sweating so you can always put your best face forward. Talk to your dermatologist or healthcare professional to see what’s your best option. ...Read more
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