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Is there a cure for palmar hyperhidrosis? Prom coming up

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 which has a lot of side effects. I would have your doctor write you for compounded Glycopyrrolate 3%. ...Read more

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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'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?

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 more

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What can I do I think I have palmar hyperhidrosis?

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

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I'm considering botox for my palmar hyperhidrosis, is there any long term complications I need to be aware of?

I'm considering botox for my palmar hyperhidrosis, is there any long term complications I need to be aware of?

None: Hyperhydrosis is treated by dermatologists and neurologists since it is a disorder of skin and the autonomic nervous system. I've treated patients for axillary, palmar, plantar, and inguinal hyperhydrosis. Plantar and palmar injections are very painful, but icing hands or feet intermittently can significantly reduce pain. No long-term complications but temporary weakness of the grip can occur. ...Read more

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How long does it take botox for palmar hyperhidrosis to work?

How long does it take botox for palmar hyperhidrosis to work?

Efecct in 7 - 10 day: It take up to 7- 10 days to reach maximum effect and the duration of effect is on the average about 18 weeks in Botox palms (range 8-32). ...Read more

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How often should I use a iontophotesis system for palmar hyperhidrosis starting out for what I consider severe?

How often should I use a iontophotesis system for palmar hyperhidrosis starting out for what I consider severe?

3-4 x/week: Start out 3-4 times/week, and than reduce frequency, if it works for you. Use it for 30 minutes at a time, and increase the ampage as much as you can tolerate. ...Read more

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What works against sweaty palms/palmar hyperhidrosis?

What works against sweaty palms/palmar hyperhidrosis?

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

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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

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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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Increased Sweating (Definition)

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Hyperhidrosis (Definition)

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