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I need to stop sweating so much.. How much can a doctor help?

I need to stop sweating so much.. How much can a doctor help?

Sweating: Excessive, pathological sweating in the armpits or of the hands may be helped with Botox injections or in severe cases having a sympathectomy - cutting the sympathetic nerves supplying these sweat glands. ...Read more

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Perspiration (Definition)

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


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I have been having insomnia. I made a doctors app. But for now I am sweating severely for no reason. Can I eat something to make the sweating stop?

I have been having insomnia. I made a doctors app. But for now I am sweating severely for no reason. Can I eat  something to make the sweating stop?

Diet can help: Avoid spicy foods but use some salt. Eat vitamin B foods like whole grains (cereals, breads) and proteins (fish, eggs, meats, nuts). Consuming lots of water and fresh fruits too have a positive effect. Also, ask your therapist about self-hypnosis techniques. And, washing w/ a warm (not hot) baking soda solution over several days helps. http://www.hyperhidrosisweb.com/foods-reduce-sweating.html ...Read more

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How do u stop sweating under the armpits ? And with out seeing the doctor or anyone

How do u stop sweating under the armpits ? And with out seeing the doctor or anyone

Drysol: Everyone has sweat glands under their armpits. Some are more active than others. For those who have very excessive sweat glands the prescription drysol helps controls the sweating better than over the counter aerosols. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop excessive sweating from anti depressants? My doctor doesn't know what to do and i can't afford botox. I have tried every kind too

What can I do to stop excessive sweating from anti depressants? My doctor doesn't know what to do and i can't afford botox. I have tried every kind too

I don't know: Which antidepressant you are on (only see cod liver oil, melatonin and multiple vitamin listed as meds). Have you and your doctor considered a trial of a different antidepressant medication? ...Read more

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Doc my life ruined because of sweating in buttocks/buttcrack please help me to stop the sweat and the smell my life ruined im not gay?

Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is a medical cause, if there is an overall increase in sweating. The doctor may recommend a trial of antiperspirant, testing it on just one area first. Different clothing fabrics or designs may help. A last resort may be moving to a very dry climate (maybe arizona?). Being attracted to the same sex is not related to the buttcrack sweat level. ...Read more

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Can any doctor help me with this symptoms im having persisten couph that only comes at night, persistent sweating ?

Can any doctor help me with this symptoms im having persisten couph that only comes at night, persistent sweating ?

Possibly reflux: Cough that comes at night is almost always related to stomach juice coming up while you're sleeping. That is because you're laying down and contents of the stomach cam make their way up into your throat causing you to cough severely. You want to stay away from eating or drinking anything for three hours before you go to bed at night. Also try to sleep semi sitting. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your temperature regulating system isnt working? one doctor here said that when i asked a question about not sweating when its ho

What does it mean if your temperature regulating system isnt working? one doctor here said that when i asked a question about not sweating when its ho

Heat stroke: When your body temperature regulating system fails during extreme heat, your sweating mechanism ceases to work and your body temperature rises to very high levels causing brain damage and other organ failures. Of course the degree of sweating under less than extremes of heat can vary from one person to the next without dangerous effects. ...Read more

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How is excessive armpit sweating treated by doctors?

How is excessive armpit sweating treated by doctors?

Many options: You can look for axillary hyperhidrosis online. Try something conservative before you opt for surgery, laser treatment, or botox. ...Read more

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What can I use for excess sweating if I don't have a doctor?

Excess sweating: Over the counter stuff is few and far to help but aluminum chloride anti perspirants can be found at your health food store and drug stores, wearing dri fit underclothes to help absorb the sweat, acupuncture is sometimes helpful. It is unfortunately something that may require more advanced techniques with prescriptions, botox, nerve treatments, etc. ...Read more