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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)

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 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?

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?

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

Dr. Emily Altman
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Increased Sweating (Definition)

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Hyperhidrosis (Definition)

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