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Is There A Cure For Palmar Hyperhidrosis Prom Coming Up
Hyperhidrosis: There are prescription and nonprescription antiperpirants. I write for topical compounded Glycopyrrolate 3% which is very effective and is used at night. There are oral medications like Robinul (glycopyrrolate) which has a lot of side effects. I would have your doctor write you for compounded Glycopyrrolate 3%. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a sufferer of palmar hyperhidrosis. When my palms aren't sweating, my upper chest heats up, causing my entire body to sweat. Reasons and cure?
Don't Sweat It, Dude: For you the answer is complicated.Isolated areas of sweating are pretty easy to deal with,but as widespread as yours,you'll need a specialist to sort out the physical and possible psychological issues.Don't focus on"cure"so much as "management."Check https://www.aad.org/ (American Academy of Dermatology) for some info and a referral.For a quick summary: http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Hyperhidrosis ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
AGE 49: There is no "best" age. With your concern you should make an appointment to see your Primary doctor. He/she will help you decide what needs to be done. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted! ...Read more
What is the best thing for palmar hyperhidrosis? I would prefer something not requiring a prescription. I've tried odaban and nothing!
Excessive sweating: If you have excessive sweating in your palms you can try a prescription antiperspirant called Drysol. Apply once a day. If you are having other symptoms with this such as weight loss, diffuse sweating, elevated heart rate consider a thyroid or other endocrine issue and see your doctor ...Read more
I'm considering botox for my palmar hyperhidrosis, is there any long term complications I need to be aware of?
How often should I use a iontophotesis system for palmar hyperhidrosis starting out for what I consider severe?
Iontophoresis: In the early stages of treatment, the affected parts of the body should be treated once a day for about 10-15 minutes. normally, 5-20 consecutive days of treatment sessions are sufficient to reduce the moisture content of the skin to a normal level. after this initial treatment, the frequency of the sessions can usually be reduced to once or twice a week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have palmar hyperhidrosis and would like to buy an iontophoresis machine. Are there any brands that you would recommend? How effective is it?
Typically effective: In the US, the major supplier of these machines is R.A.Fischer. They make two models (MD-1a and MD-2). Both are very effective for palmar hyperhidrosis. In Europe, other companies make machines: Hidrex and Idromed. Both of these also have good reputations. You need to start with daily usage, and then can slowly decrease the frequency once symptoms improve. ...Read more
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
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
I recieved botox for palmar hyperhidrosis. It is difficult for me to even unbutton my pants without help is this normal or is the doctor inexperienced?
Botox: The Botox treatment for hyperhidrosis involves injection of an irreversible neurotoxin into the superficial sweat glands that cause the excessive wetness. If some of the deeper tissue injected it can cause some motor, and sensory dysfunction. Talk to your doctor if your continues sssss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: While the exact mechanism for palmar and plantar hyperhidrosis is not known, we know that it is not completely caused by being "stress". It might be oversensitivity of the sweat glands. "anti-stress" pills are not a treatment for this condition and probably will not help greatly. Consider antiperspirants, anticholinergic meds, iotophoresis, Botox injections... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My dermatologist ordered me a iontophoresis machine for my palmar hyperhidrosis. Is this something I will need to use every day if it works?
I went into get botox for my palmar hyperhidrosis. She didn't mark my palm and she only used roughly 26 injections per palm. Does this sound right?
Did it worked?: There is no standards to doing this injection. It depends on the person injecting the substance. Some use ice to numb or distract you and sometimes ice with markings makes it messy. The main thing is did it stopped the sweating? If yes, then no problem. If no, let the physician know so he/she can improve the technique next time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I just got botox injections in my hands for my palmar hyperhidrosis. I was given 32 shots in each hand is that the average amount most get?
No easy cure: Excessive sweating, or hyperhydrosis is a condition characterized by dysfunction of the sympathetic nervous system. Generally, patients are assessed by a dermatologist, who may initially try oral medications to control the sweating. If medical therapy fails, hyperhydrosis patients may be offered direct Botox injections within the sweat glands, or surgical sympathectomy. ...Read more