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Doctor insights on: Hypothyroidism And Excessive Sweating

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Is my excessive sweating due to hypothyroidism?

Is my excessive sweating due to hypothyroidism?

Probably not: Excessive sweating (hyperhydrosis) is not usually caused by low thyroid. On the other end of the spectrum, hyperthyroidism can cause sweating and heat intolerance. ...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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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?

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

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How to stop excessive sweating?

How to stop excessive sweating?

PrecisionTx: Botox provides temporary relief for hyperhidrosis. A new treatment, precision tx™ device targets the sweat glands in the underarm area and uses focused laser energy to ablate their function, which lasts much longer. ...Read more

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What could cause excessive sweating?

What could cause excessive sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, can be a warning sign of thyroid problems, diabetes or infection. Excessive sweating is also more common in people who are overweight or out of shape. ...Read more

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I have excessive sweating help please?

Excessive sweating: It is hard to work that out without more information.
Do you check your temperature?
Are you gaining or losing weight?
Are you sweating all day or just at night?

I would be happy to hear a bit more about your problem but it might be wiser to see your family doctor. ...Read more

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What is the cause of excessive sweating?

What is the cause of excessive sweating?

MANY CAUSES: Excessive sweating can be normal in some people but there are medical causes of excessive sweating, hyperhydrosis
1 overactive thyroid gland
2obesity
3 diabetes mellitus
4 certain drugs the list is long. ...Read more

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Is there any way to stop excessive sweating?

Is there any way to stop excessive sweating?

Anti-Perspirant: Certain dri is a very effective anti-perspirant. When applied before going to bed it will very effectively control sweating for 24 hours. ...Read more

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What could. Be the cause of excessive sweating

A few possibilities: Medications, hormone imbalance, anxiety, diet (maybe), etc., . See your doc and get evaluated. ...Read more

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What might be the cause excessive sweating at nights?

What might be the cause excessive sweating at nights?

Lots of things: How I caught on that I had tb. If it's really and truly a night sweat, get seen by your physician now. We don't want to miss endocarditis, tb, or something else really nasty-but-treatable. ...Read more

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Should I try driclor for excessive sweating and smelling?

Sweating: I am not familiar with the product which you referenced, but there is one called drysol, which is extraordinarily effective if used in their correct way. This is to be applied to the absolutely dry armpit at nighttime and that is the most efficient way to use it. Your doctor will tell you other techniques for potentiating this medicine or making it stronger. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for excessive sweating?

Is there any treatment for excessive sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis is rarely due to an underlying disease. The main forms of therapy for primary focal hyperhidrosis include topical antiperspirants; medications, such as anticholinergics; iontophoresis; botulinum toxin (botox); surgery (sympathectomy); and microwave energy. Treatment depends on severity and should be individualized. ...Read more

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What are and treatments for excessive sweating?

What are and treatments for excessive sweating?

Sweating: There is no easy answer but many potential causes. I would start by seeing your primary care doctor. Please let me know what is found. ...Read more

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Will hydroxyurea cause excessive sweating?

Will hydroxyurea cause excessive sweating?

Not realy: On one hand: Hydroxyurea does not cause excessive sweatingexcessive sweating is not one of the side effects associated with taking hydroxyurea, a medication used in the treatment of some types of cancer, according to the mayo clinic and medline plus. ...Read more

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How to stop excessive sweating of my hands?

How to stop excessive sweating of my hands?

Hyperhydrosis: It not all that uncommon. Keep yourself well hydrated and wear cool breathable clothing. You can try a stronger anti persperant like certain dry over the counter. It can be uaed on the palms and feet as well. If its a real problem there is some benefit to Botox injections in the really sweaty spots like armpits. ...Read more

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Why does type 2 diabetes cause excessive sweating?

Why does type 2 diabetes cause excessive sweating?

Usually not...: But drugs like insulin / sulfonylureas, if causing low blood sugar= hypoglycemia, will result in acute sweating ...Read more

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Does hypertension cause excessive sweating or hot flashes?

Does hypertension cause excessive sweating or hot flashes?

It can: As more nor-epinephrine/epinephrine (adrenaline) is released it causes the arterioles to constrict and increase your blood pressure (hypertension) and hot flashes. ...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

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

When the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


Dr. Morton Levitt
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Perspiration (Definition)

Perspiration or sweat is the production of watery fluid from the skin to help regulate the ...Read more