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Clammy hands, clammy feet, high metabolism?

Clammy hands, clammy feet, high metabolism?

Can be circulation.: This can be due to circulation difficulty, or it might be a symptom of hypothyroidism or vasculitis. There are vasospastic disorders, like raynaud's phenominon, that are triggered by cold exposure, with blanching, cyanosis, and redness, so the extremities must be kept warm. It would be a good idea to keep your feet warm anyway. It would be wise at this point to see your doctor and get tested. ...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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Does HIV cause sweaty palms?

Does HIV cause sweaty palms?

Nope: Certainly not as the main or only symptom. Sweaty palms usually is a symptom of anxiety. See your doctor if you remain concerned. If you're at risk for HIV, e.g. high risk sex or shared drug injection equipment, get tested. But not because of this symptom. Good luck. ...Read more

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What do cold sweaty hands mean?

What do cold sweaty hands mean?

Nerves: Could be nervousness. Or could be enlarged or over active sweat glands. ...Read more

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How to prevent sweaty palms & feet?

How to prevent sweaty palms & feet?

Sweaty extremities: Try using Drysol or aluminum chlorhydrate to dry your hands and feet ...Read more

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Faint like symptoms. Excessive sweating (under arms) purple/blue finger/toes. Exhaustion. Irritable?

Faint like symptoms. Excessive sweating (under arms)  purple/blue finger/toes. Exhaustion. Irritable?

See a doctor: Hi. It sounds like you're describing cyanosis, perhaps hypoxia, and a reflex sympathetic response. Please ask your parents to take you to a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are shaky hands and sweaty palms related to attention deficit disorder (add)?

Are shaky hands and sweaty palms related to attention deficit disorder (add)?

?ADD: Shaky hands and sweaty palms are not usually seen in add, but are more consistent with anxiety, which can interfere with your ability to focus and pay attention. You should consult your doctor may refer you to a psychologist or social worker to help you deal with your anxiety. ...Read more

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I experienced lightheadedness, heart palpitation pale skin cold hands and feetand dry mouth? It happened twice? Is this hypoglycemia?

I experienced lightheadedness, heart palpitation pale skin cold hands and feetand dry mouth? It happened twice? Is this hypoglycemia?

Could Be: The symptoms are correct, but you would have to check your blood sugar to know for sure. Have you ever had a hemoglobin a1c drawn before, or done a fasting blood glucose test, or glucose challenge test? All good at determining if you have any blood glucose control issues. Your pcp would be your best avenue here. Lastly, if you ate something with simple sugars after your symptoms, did it help? ...Read more

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Why do I always feel anxious/nervous (clammy hands, cold sensation throughout body)?

Why do I always feel anxious/nervous (clammy hands, cold sensation throughout body)?

Good question: It sounds like you have untreated anxiety. There are effective treatments for anxiety. Talk to your primary care or to a mental health professional to find out what might be helpful. ...Read more

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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

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I am always fatigued. Sensitive to heat. Morning body temp 95.6-96.8. Cold hands and feet. Anxiety. Panic attacks. Weight gain. Puffy feeling in face?

I am always fatigued. Sensitive to heat. Morning body temp 95.6-96.8.  Cold hands and feet. Anxiety. Panic attacks. Weight gain. Puffy feeling in face?

Get a general: physical exam to r/o obvious causes--diet, weight, circulation, allergies and other possible culprits. Panic w/o physical causes is a psychological problem, so go see a mental health pro. Learn all you can about anxiety. it has a cause and 33 known sx's. Here's a place to start: http://www.psychologyproductsandservices.com/page2.html ...Read more

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Heart was racing hands and body shakeing and started to sweat ?

Heart was racing hands and body shakeing and started to sweat ?

Tachycardia: this can happen due to several reason. you need to see a physician to your check thyroids and heart ...Read more

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My hands are alwayss sweaty, sticky & clammy. Seconds after i wash with soap & dry they sweat and become very sticky '& uncomfortable. I have palmar hyperhydrosis?

My hands are alwayss sweaty, sticky & clammy. Seconds after i wash with soap & dry they sweat and become very sticky '& uncomfortable.  I have palmar hyperhydrosis?

Likely: Sounds like excessive palmar sweating = palmar hyperhydrosis. 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 are natural ways for treating 'sweaty hands'?

What are natural ways for treating 'sweaty hands'?

None: Try an antiperspirant. If this is not satisfactory, see a dermatologist. "Natural" does not indicate that any product is safe or effective: it is a meaningless term meant to swindle you. Poison ivy, lead and carbon monoxide are all examples of natural substances. ...Read more

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How to treat sweaty hands?

How to treat sweaty hands?

Try OTC: Certain Dri for 12 days straight, if that works you can use it daily. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for sweaty hands?

Is there a cure for sweaty hands?

Yes: Many options. Botox injections, iontophoresis, drysol, Robinul (glycopyrrolate) pills and surgery called sympathectomy are the options. Try topical drysol first and move down the line. Surgery is last resort. ...Read more

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My little 5 month old baby has sweaty hands and feet. Why?

My little 5 month old baby has sweaty hands and feet.  Why?

Abnormal: Too much clothing is the first thing to thnk about. If not, then this is due to increased activity of the sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system. See yhoyur pediatrician. ...Read more

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If an ebola infected.one touches sth. with sweaty hands or drinks sth. of a glass, for how long does the contagion hazard exist?

If an ebola infected.one touches sth. with sweaty hands or drinks sth. of a glass, for how long does the contagion hazard exist?

Uncertain.: Please see “Pathogen Safety Data Sheet- Infectious Substances” for Ebola @ http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/lab-bio/res/psds-ftss/ebola-eng.php ** It states “Filoviruses have been reported capable to survive for weeks in blood & can also survive on contaminated surfaces, particularly at low temperatures (4°C)” 1 Experiment recovered no Ebola from contaminated surfaces at room temp. ...Read more

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I keep getting cuts on my hands it's literally a layer of skin they look like paper cuts. Not cause of dry hands always use lotion have sweaty hands?

I keep getting cuts on my hands it's literally a layer of skin they look like paper cuts. Not cause of dry hands always use lotion have sweaty hands?

See a doctor: This kind of change can be due to some chronic dermatological conditions caused by immune system or local skin problems. Your primary care doctor or dermatologist can help you sort it out. ...Read more

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Im born already having sweaty hands and feet.they said if it is developed it can be curable .. If inborn it is uncurable..Is it true? Any suggestions?

Im born already having sweaty hands and feet.they said if it is developed it can be curable .. If inborn it is uncurable..Is it true? Any suggestions?

Sweaty infants : No need to sweat at your baby's sweaty hands at this age! if the condition is truely diagnosed, it is called hyper-hydrosis.It is 2 types, generalized and focal. Focal hyperhidrosis is due some def. in the sympathetic nervous system., which controls many automatic body functions, including sweating. This problem may be partly caused by genetics. Hopefully your baby is going thru adjustment period. ...Read more

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I get sweaty hands and frequent muscle spasms all over my body even when I'm not nervous. They both usually go away on vacations.What could cause this?

I get sweaty hands and frequent muscle spasms all over my body even when I'm not nervous. They both usually go away on vacations.What could cause this?

Possible Anxiety...: There are a multitude of possible reasons for these symptoms. From simple anxiety and stress to a host of endocrinological (glandular is an old term) or metabolic changes. I would stop caffeinated beverages (coffee, soft drinks/sodas, etc.) and probably see your Pediatrician or Primary Care Physician. The vacations may or may not help support anxiety as a reason, but not necessarily. ...Read more

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Is it a side effect of of fluoxetine sweaty hands? My hands are usually dry but after taking 20mg daily for a week, I've noticed significantly sweatier hands.

Is it a side effect of of fluoxetine sweaty hands? My hands are usually dry but after taking 20mg daily for a week, I've noticed significantly sweatier hands.

It's possible: This is a potential side effect, which may not be related to dose. There are approaches to this, as diverse as switching medications to laser treatments to botulinum toxin. Discuss with your prescribing physician for potential options that might work for you. ...Read more

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Are sweaty hands inherited?

Potentially: There is a condition - hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating - that is heritable and can cause sweaty palms. A ucla study revealed that parents with sweaty palms had a 28% chance of passing this on to their children. Of course, sweaty palms can be a symptom of another disorder, so you should always consult your doctor to get a thorough work-up to rule out other causes for sweaty palms. ...Read more

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How can I stop having sweaty hands?

Palmar hyperhidrosis: Consider dermatological evaluation.

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How can you stop having sweaty hands?

How can you stop having sweaty hands?

Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition in which a person sweats excessively and unpredictably. People with hyperhidrosis may sweat even when the temperature is cool or when they are at rest. Treatment my include: antiperpirants, medication like robinui, iontophoresis, botox, or endoscopic thoracic sympathrctomy. ...Read more

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How can I permanently cure my sweaty hands?

How can I permanently cure my sweaty hands?

Sympathectomy: A sympathectomy via video assisted thoracic surgery (vats) is a procedure that divides the nerves that cause sweaty palms. In most large studies 90-95 percent of patients having this procedure were very pleased with results and would recommend it to a friend with the same problem. It is typically an outpatient procedure done on both sides at the same time with 1-2 tiny incisions in each armpit. ...Read more

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How much botox for sweaty hands?

How much botox for sweaty hands?

Depends: The dose of Botox to treat excessive sweating will depend from patient to patient based on the severity of the sweating. In my experience I have found that it takes at least 100 units in total with 50 units given to each hand to achieve the desired effect. ...Read more

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How do we stop sweaty hands and feets?

How do we stop sweaty hands and feets?

Hyperhidrosis: Many options: antiperspirant, anticholinergic meds, iontophoresis, botox. Look for a hyperhidrosis expert near you. Botox injections are very effective for this condition. ...Read more

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Why do I have sweaty hands or facial blushing?

Why do I have sweaty hands or facial blushing?

Sweat and blushing: Often this combination suggests you have an emotional problem and a visit to a Psychologist would be in order. If this is not the case you must discuss this with your primary care doctor. He/she will take your history, complete a physical exam, and order necessary lab studies. Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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What does cold feet and sweaty hands mean?

Rush of adrenaline: I would think most commonly is a rush of adrenaline cause by fear, stress, nervousness, anxiety but also by low sugar. I hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

A condition in which the thyroid gland produces too much of the hormone thyroxine, accelerating the body's metabolism, causing weight loss, a rapid or irregular heartbeat, sweating, ...Read more