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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 (glycopyrrolate) which has a lot of side effects. I would have your doctor write you for compounded Glycopyrrolate 3%. ...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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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 is the best age to have ets surgery for palmar hyperhidrosis?

What is the best age to have ets surgery for palmar hyperhidrosis?

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

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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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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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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?

No: First axillary hyperhydrosis is the indication, pulmar hyperhydrosis has not been studied as much---but it work, now the problems pain during procedure---how much and how many sites to inject--some hand weakness can happen. ...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?

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 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?

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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What causes palmar hyperhidrosis (sweaty palms)? Is it contagious?

What causes palmar hyperhidrosis (sweaty palms)? Is it contagious?

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

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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?

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 more

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Are stress pills effective against palmar and foot hyperhidrosis?

Are stress pills effective against palmar and foot hyperhidrosis?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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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?

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?

Varies with everyone: As long as it has significantly reduced your hyperhidrosis then you should be good. You may consider having your doctor mix up a higher concentration of Botox and probably the number of shots may be less. ...Read more

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How can I easily cure hyperhidrosis? 16 boy

How can I easily cure hyperhidrosis? 16 boy

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

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I was wondering what are the side effects of a sympathectomy to cure hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis: The most common side effect is a 5-10% chance of recurrence. Rare complications include air in the lung (pneumothorax) that requires a chest tube, excessive bleeding, and a droopy eyelid (hornet's syndrome). ...Read more

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What type of doctor should I look for to help me cure hyperhidrosis?

Derm or Plastic Surg: Hyperhydrosis of the underarms or palms can be treated with Botox by either a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Emily Altman
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Increased Sweating (Definition)

Hyperhidrosis is a condition in which the body sweats more than is needed for ...Read more


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Hyperhidrosis (Definition)

A medical condition where a person sweats excessively, even when ...Read more