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Hyperhidrosis treatment for plams (hand & foot)?

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

Dr. Emily Altman
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Excessive Sweating (Definition)

Excessive sweating is a clinical condition in which a person sweats more significantly during exercise and when in warm circumstances, or sweats considerably during situations where most people ...Read more


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I have hyperhidrosis, is there any treatment that can eliminate the foul smell?

I have hyperhidrosis, is there any treatment that can eliminate the foul smell?

Hyperhydrosis: There are topical treatments from your doc. Try zinc. Occasionally it is worse from yeast problems or an allergy. ...Read more

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Facial hyperhidrosis, please suggest some treatment, i am form bangalore india?

Facial hyperhidrosis, please suggest some treatment, i am form bangalore india?

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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Is botox an effective treatment for hyperhidrosis and should I be concerned about side effects?

Is botox an effective treatment for hyperhidrosis and should I be concerned about side effects?

Yes,no: It is effective for sweating and it is safe.It lasts up to one year and may be covered by insurance. Other options include miradry, radiofrequency, but it is expensive as well as a new permanent laser solution with side laze. ...Read more

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What kind of doctors or clinic should I go to for treatment for hyperhidrosis in the twin cities area ?

What kind of doctors or clinic should I go to for treatment for hyperhidrosis in the twin cities area ?

Thoracic surgeon: Surgery, in appropriate candidates, can be quite successful. 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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Is there any treatment for hyperhidrosis exessive sweating from palms and legs? Other than surgery?

Is there any treatment for hyperhidrosis exessive sweating from palms and legs? Other than surgery?

Hyperhidrosis: There are many treatments for hyperhidrosis. Go to www.Sweathelp.Org for a full-spectrum of options. Everything from topical medicines to surgical options are found there. Do not despair, there are options to help you and many other people suffer with the same thing! ...Read more

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What treatment options are available for hyperhidrosis?

Many options: I ask you to visit my website on hyperhidrosis. It is a very comprehensive website, that covers all of the treatment options for patients with different types of hyperhidrosis. ...Read more

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Hyperhidrosis of head and face treatment ?

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

Dr. Emily Altman
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Increased Sweating (Definition)

Increased sweating is a clinical finding in which a person experiences more sweating than he or ...Read more


Dr. Loki Skylizard
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Hyperhidrosis (Definition)

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