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Dr. Emily Altman
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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 environmental temperature. ...Read more


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What are natural ways for treating 'sweaty hands'?

What are natural ways for treating 'sweaty hands'?

None: Try an antiperspirant. If this is not satisfactory, see a dermatologist. "Natural" does not indicate that any product is safe or effective: it is a meaningless term meant to swindle you. Poison ivy, lead and carbon monoxide are all examples of natural substances. ...Read more

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How to treat sweaty hands?

How to treat sweaty hands?

Try OTC: Certain Dri for 12 days straight, if that works you can use it daily. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for sweaty hands?

Is there a cure for sweaty hands?

Yes: Many options. Botox injections, iontophoresis, drysol, Robinul (glycopyrrolate) pills and surgery called sympathectomy are the options. Try topical drysol first and move down the line. Surgery is last resort. ...Read more

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How effective is drysol for sweaty hands&feet?

How effective is drysol for sweaty hands&feet?

Effective: Not everything works for everyone, but it is a commonly used preparation for this problem. ...Read more

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How can I cure sweaty hands and feet. I'm from south africa. How much would it cost to get it treated.?

How can I cure sweaty hands and feet. I'm from south africa. How much would it cost to get it treated.?

Options: If hyperhydrosis, 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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Are sweaty hands inherited?

Are sweaty hands inherited?

Potentially: There is a condition - hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating - that is heritable and can cause sweaty palms. A ucla study revealed that parents with sweaty palms had a 28% chance of passing this on to their children. Of course, sweaty palms can be a symptom of another disorder, so you should always consult your doctor to get a thorough work-up to rule out other causes for sweaty palms. ...Read more

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How can you stop having sweaty hands?

How can you stop having sweaty hands?

Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition in which a person sweats excessively and unpredictably. People with hyperhidrosis may sweat even when the temperature is cool or when they are at rest. Treatment my include: antiperpirants, medication like robinui, iontophoresis, botox, or endoscopic thoracic sympathrctomy. ...Read more

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How can I permanently cure my sweaty hands?

How can I permanently cure my sweaty hands?

Sympathectomy: A sympathectomy via video assisted thoracic surgery (vats) is a procedure that divides the nerves that cause sweaty palms. In most large studies 90-95 percent of patients having this procedure were very pleased with results and would recommend it to a friend with the same problem. It is typically an outpatient procedure done on both sides at the same time with 1-2 tiny incisions in each armpit. ...Read more

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How much botox for sweaty hands?

How much botox for sweaty hands?

Depends: The dose of Botox to treat excessive sweating will depend from patient to patient based on the severity of the sweating. In my experience I have found that it takes at least 100 units in total with 50 units given to each hand to achieve the desired effect. ...Read more

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How do we stop sweaty hands and feets?

How do we stop sweaty hands and feets?

Hyperhidrosis: Many options: antiperspirant, anticholinergic meds, iontophoresis, botox. Look for a hyperhidrosis expert near you. Botox injections are very effective for this condition. ...Read more

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Why do I have sweaty hands or facial blushing?

Why do I have sweaty hands or facial blushing?

Sweat and blushing: Often this combination suggests you have an emotional problem and a visit to a Psychologist would be in order.

If this is not the case you must discuss this with your primary care doctor. He/she will take your history, complete a physical exam, and order necessary lab studies.
Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of sweaty hands?

How can I get rid of sweaty hands?

Sweaty hands: You need cream on your hands. The pharmacist should be able to give you advice about hand cream. ...Read more

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Does metadate make you have sweaty hands?

Does metadate make you have sweaty hands?

Not common but poss: It is not a common side effect, but metadate can cause increase in anxiety symptoms. Thus in someone with a tendency to have sweaty palm in anxious situation, metadate can certainly do this. Otherwise, it is not a common side effect.
If not taking it for 5-7 days stops the hand sweat, then you have your answer. If wosrens, consult doc...Good luck. ...Read more

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How can you treat really sweaty hands and feet?

How can you treat really sweaty hands and feet?

Hands and feet: If you are bathing or showering daily you should not be having sweaty hands and feet.
If that happens despite bath and shower, please discuss this with your primary doctor. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesfor sweaty hands and feet?

What are good home remediesfor sweaty hands and feet?

Tannic acid soaks: When your feet sweat, it soaks into your socks and shoes. Foot odor is the result of sweat that feast on germs that are already normally on your feet. Wash your feet, dry them well, wear wicking socks; wear sandals; disinfect your shoes; soak your feet in tea bag soaks 2-3x weekly (2 tea bags to a pint of cool water) the tannic acid helps to reduce pore size and has a anti-microbial effect. ...Read more

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What would be the cause of cold and sweaty hands (and feet)?

Anxiety?: Or fear... Could be causes for cold and sweaty extremities among other possibilities such as medication side-effects, some metabolic disorders, etc. Taking out of context, it is difficult to give you an answer. The best way for you to know, would be to consult your family physician. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is there a cure for sweaty hands? How to get rid of it naturally? Thanks

Is there a cure for sweaty hands? How to get rid of it naturally? Thanks

Hyperhidrosis: Is the condition where there is increased perspiration of the palms, feet, etc. I do not know any natural cures unless the sweating is triggered by stress, then there are some biofeedback techniques that may help. Your doctor could Rx a medicine called Drysol that can help, but it's not really a "natural" treatment. ...Read more

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I have very sweaty hands and feet, even during winters. What should I do?

I have very sweaty hands and feet, even during winters. What should I do?

Antiperspirant: Using an antiperspirant may help at first. The aluminum chloride can block calcium channels and stop sweating. If that fails, see a physician for evaluation- you may need some lab work to see if you have thyroid issues or another underlying condition. Botox and Robinul (glycopyrrolate) are other therapies for sweaty hands- both require medical eval. A dermatologist should be able to help. ...Read more

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Sweaty hands severe when standing in hot environments such as school and impacting my career choices?

Hyperhidrosis: Can be very frustrating and difficult to control. Begin with an anti-perspirant, the same as you might use under your arms. If you need more sophisticated help, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for sweaty hands? I have already tried using high strength deoderant and don't like the hassle or result.

What is the best cure for sweaty hands? I have already tried using high strength deoderant and don't like the hassle or result.

If hyperhydrosis: If hyperhydrosis, 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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My little 5 month old baby has sweaty hands and feet. Why?

My little 5 month old baby has sweaty hands and feet. Why?

Abnormal: Too much clothing is the first thing to thnk about. If not, then this is due to increased activity of the sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system. See yhoyur pediatrician. ...Read more

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If an ebola infected. One touches sth. With sweaty hands or drinks sth. Of a glass, for how long does the contagion hazard exist?

If an ebola infected. One touches sth. With sweaty hands or drinks sth. Of a glass, for how long does the contagion hazard exist?

Uncertain.: Please see “Pathogen Safety Data Sheet- Infectious Substances” for Ebola @ http://www. Phac-aspc. Gc.ca/lab-bio/res/psds-ftss/ebola-eng. Php ** It states “Filoviruses have been reported capable to survive for weeks in blood & can also survive on contaminated surfaces, particularly at low temperatures (4°C)” 1 Experiment recovered no Ebola from contaminated surfaces at room temp. ...Read more

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I keep getting cuts on my hands it's literally a layer of skin they look like paper cuts. Not cause of dry hands always use lotion have sweaty hands?

I keep getting cuts on my hands it's literally a layer of skin they look like paper cuts. Not cause of dry hands always use lotion have sweaty hands?

See a doctor: This kind of change can be due to some chronic dermatological conditions caused by immune system or local skin problems. Your primary care doctor or dermatologist can help you sort it out. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
272 Doctors shared insights

Increased Sweating (Definition)

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