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Palmar hyperhidrosis (sweaty palms) social disease, what is this?

Palmar hyperhidrosis (sweaty palms) social disease, what is this?

Over-active sweating: Hyperhidrosis refers to excessive sweating, typically of the palms, soles of feet, and/or underarms, that occurs when the person is not hot. People who have it avoid shaking hands because they are embarressed by their constantly sweaty palms. Multiple treatments are available. You should go to sweathelp. Org for more information. ...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 environmental temperature. ...Read more


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What causes palmar hyperhidrosis (sweaty palms)? Is it contagious?

What causes palmar hyperhidrosis (sweaty palms)? Is it contagious?

Hyperhidrosis hands: Palmoplantar hyperhidrosis is not contagious. It can be treated with topicals, sometimes oral anticholinergic agents, Botox injection, or micro ETS. Seek a specialist like myself who treats a large number of hyperhidrosis patients and who offers all of these treatment options. ...Read more

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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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What prescriptions are good for excessive sweating in palms?

What prescriptions are good for excessive sweating in palms?

Try OTC: Certain dri. Remember it takes 12 days to block the acrosyringium so you must use as directed for 12 days before you will see the effect. Otherwise, you need to see dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have excessive sweating in my palms. Is there a treatment to this?

I have excessive sweating in my palms. Is there a treatment to this?

Check out this link: Don't sweat it out. Take care! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/features/is-your-excessive-sweating-caused-by-a-medical-problem. ...Read more

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Excessive sweating, even in winter? Sweaty palms, feet and a bad smell all of the time, what can she do about it?

Excessive sweating, even in winter? Sweaty palms, feet and a bad smell all of the time, what can she do about it?

Sweating: I recommend that she tries to get to her primary doctor as soon as possible. If she cannot see her doctor soon she must be taken to the nearest Emergency facility.

Please let me know how things develop. ...Read more

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I am experiencing excessive sweating only on my hand's palm and feet. Ours uncontrollable and irritating. Please help.

Hyperhidrosis: Generic. See a dermatologist. Meanwhile try antiperspirant. Underarm antiperspirant will also work on palms & soles. Look for 20% Aluminum Chloride. I sometimes give people 35% or 50%. ...Read more

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M having hiperhidrosis dieses please tell how to avoid sweating of palm n feet. M in india pune city. Is there any home remedies 4 excessive sweating.

M having hiperhidrosis dieses please tell how to avoid sweating of palm n feet. M in india pune city. Is there any home remedies 4 excessive sweating.

Hyperhidrosis: Over the counter antiperspirants helps for under arms. There are some medications with some benefits. You need to discuss with your doctor about the potential side effects. There is a surgical procedure called endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy, not sure whether available in india. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi dr's.. ..What I want to ask is I face am excessive sweating on hands palms. And around the feet... Not making me work normally... Wat r the cures?

Hi dr's.. ..What I want to ask is I face am excessive sweating on hands palms. And around the feet... Not making me work normally... Wat r the cures?

Hyperhydrosis: Can be caused by endocrine disorders, so you need to see your doctor and have a complete evaluation. If no underlying problem, medication can be prescribed to treat the symptoms. ...Read more

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I have overactive bulbourethral glands (leakage of clear, viscous fluid) and excessive sweating on palms/feet. Could this be related/what would cause?

I have overactive bulbourethral glands (leakage of clear, viscous fluid) and excessive sweating on palms/feet. Could this be related/what would cause?

Hyperhydrosis: Is a condition in which your sweat glands produce excessive sweat that makes you uncomfortable. The excessive secretion from the labia majora and surrounding area could be related to the generalized hyperhidrosis. There are medications that can help with that and recommend to talk to your pcp/dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had a seizure 1 year ago and have been having syncopal episodes and excessive sweating on palms and feet accompanied with a rash that comes and goes?

See the doctor: It is important to determine the cause of your syncopal episodes. It is possible that you are having seizures that are not obvious. There are many other possible reasons for your symptoms so the best advice is to see your doctor soon. ...Read more

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What is the reason for excessive sweating on Palm of hands? Is it due to bacterial infection??

What is the reason for excessive sweating on Palm of hands? Is it due to bacterial infection??

Hyperhidrosis: What you're describing is hyperhidrosis. A condition where excess sweating occurs and can really be terrible. Http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Hyperhidrosis
I remember we had a patient who underwent surgery because of her condition. Hopefully your case isn't that bad. I would suggest going to see a dermatologist for help if your symptoms are really bad. ...Read more

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I'm 19 and I've always suffered from hand and feet excessive sweating which can be annoying when hand shaking. How can I prevent it? Thank you.

Iontophoresis/BOTOX: It is unlikely that you can prevent this. So you can try to treat it with clinical strength antiperspirants. If this doesn't work you can try prescription strength antiperspirants that can be very irritating. Your other options are iontophoresis or Botox injections. Iontophoresis has a high success rate...Over 80%.
See your dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Excessive sweating especially on the palms and feet. Tremors of the hand. Palpitation. Anxiety. Poor bowel movement. Early satiety. Poor breathing?

Excessive sweating especially on the palms and feet. Tremors of the hand. Palpitation. Anxiety. Poor bowel movement. Early satiety. Poor breathing?

? anxiety disorder: Thoughhyper (excess secretion) thyroid disorder can cause some of the symptoms above like nervousness, tremors, excess sweating it will not cause poor bowel movment. Similalry appetite will be increased most of the times because of increased metabolism from thyroid hormone excess and not the reverse.

Your symptoms fit with anxiety reaction and there may be even some underlying depression. See dr. ...Read more

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I'm having sweaty palm and feet. When I start to write, the papers get wet. How to cure this?

I'm having sweaty palm and feet. When I start to write, the papers get wet. How to cure this?

Hyperhidrosis: You most likely has hyperhidrosis. The treatment varies with each patient but options include: antiperspirant, anticholinergic pills, iontophoresis (electrical shock of sweat glands), Botox injections and lastly surgery. ...Read more

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Hi sir, I always have a sweaty palm. I’ve observed that it reduces when I work out. Am taking a liquid form of silicia 30 of sbl (a homeopathy) medicine.?

Silicea: Sweaty palms and feet are only 1 indication for the homeopathic remedy silicea, and many other remedies may be helpful too depending on the rest of your case. Consult with a professional homeopath for best results -- there are many excellent homeopathic doctors in india. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I suffer frm severe hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and I can't even eat hot meal. Is there any hope for me?

Yes: See a dermatologist. I suggest you go to a clinic at one of the medical schools. Bronx Municipal or Albert Einstein is a good example. ...Read more

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How do you overcome the symptoms of hyperhidrosis or more commonly known as excessive sweating? Is there cures with minimal side effects for it?

How do you overcome the symptoms of hyperhidrosis or more commonly known as excessive sweating? Is there cures with minimal side effects for it?

Surgery: I am sure that there are several medical ways to control this. I know of two things that work and one is Botox injections and another surgery by a thoracic surgeon. Good luck
www. Drlugo. Com. ...Read more

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I suspect I have hyperhidrosis as "stressfull" situations cause me to sweat excessively. What is the biological cause and is it associated with other medical conditions? Are there any natural remedies which could reduce my excessive sweating? Thanks

Stress is a VERY: Common trigger of excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis. Dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system. including the sympathetic nerves may be responsible as well as an abnormal number/distribution of eccrine/sweat glands. Many diseases are associated: diabetes/other glandular conditions, shingles, cancers, infections, medications. Natural Rx: sage tea/tablets, chamomile, acupuncture, SweatHelp. Org ...Read more

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Excessive sweating without any reason?

Excessive sweating without any reason?

HYPERHIDROSIS: HYPERHIDROSIS OR EXCESSIVE sweating demands a through evaluation. A full exam and labs especially TFTS and HA1C to evaluate for diabetes. If the workup is normal, there is a topical therapy called DRYSOL. Also Botox injections are very helpful and if that fails there are surgical options as well. ...Read more

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Does botox for excessive sweating help?

Botox for sweating: Botox injections into the armpit have been shown to be very effective for treating excessive sweating, known as hyperhidrosis. The effect seems to last 6-9 months. ...Read more

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Do hydrocephalus cause excessive sweating?

Do hydrocephalus cause excessive sweating?

Not likely: To my knowledge I have not encounter a patient with hydrocephalus that has suffered from excessive sweating - a review of the literature does not show that to be common or an uncommon problem for that matter. ...Read more

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Can botox be used to treat excessive sweating?

Can botox be used to treat excessive sweating?

Yes: Treatments for hyperhidrosis include topical aluminum chloride, iontophoresis, oral glycopyrrolate, botox, and sympathectomy. ...Read more

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Can being overweight cauae excessive sweating?

Can being overweight cauae excessive sweating?

Yes: There are a few reasons for this. Someone 210 lb (i.e. 15 stone) is doing the work of someone 140 lb (10 stone), but carrying a 70 lb (5 stone) sack. More work=more energy=more heat. Also, fat cells are living cells that produce heat. The more cells you have, the more heat you produce, and the more you may have to sweat to dissipate excess heat. This is true at rest as well as with activity. ...Read more

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Will using baby powder prevent excessive sweating?

No.: Talcum powder will absorb sweat that has already been excreted, but it cannot prevent sweating; your sweat glands don't know whether you are applying powder or not. Several preventative treatments, both topical and oral, are available, but most require a prescription. ...Read more

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Help for palm hyperhidrosis. Am living in ethiopia.

Help for palm hyperhidrosis. Am living in ethiopia.

First evaluation: 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

Dr. Emily Altman
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Increased Sweating (Definition)

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Dr. Loki Skylizard
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Hyperhidrosis (Definition)

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


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