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How to stop excessive sweating?

How to stop excessive sweating?

PrecisionTx: Botox provides temporary relief for hyperhidrosis. A new treatment, precision tx™ device targets the sweat glands in the underarm area and uses focused laser energy to ablate their function, which lasts much longer. ...Read more

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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 could cause excessive sweating?

What could cause excessive sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, can be a warning sign of thyroid problems, diabetes or infection. Excessive sweating is also more common in people who are overweight or out of shape. ...Read more

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I have excessive sweating help please?

I have excessive sweating help please?

Excessive sweating: It is hard to work that out without more information. Do you check your temperature? Are you gaining or losing weight? Are you sweating all day or just at night? I would be happy to hear a bit more about your problem but it might be wiser to see your family doctor. ...Read more

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What is the cause of excessive sweating?

What is the cause of excessive sweating?

MANY CAUSES: Excessive sweating can be normal in some people but there are medical causes of excessive sweating, hyperhydrosis 1 overactive thyroid gland 2obesity 3 diabetes mellitus 4 certain drugs the list is long. ...Read more

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Is there any way to stop excessive sweating?

Is there any way to stop excessive sweating?

Anti-Perspirant: Certain dri is a very effective anti-perspirant. When applied before going to bed it will very effectively control sweating for 24 hours. ...Read more

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What could. Be the cause of excessive sweating

A few possibilities: Medications, hormone imbalance, anxiety, diet (maybe), etc., . See your doc and get evaluated. ...Read more

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What might be the cause excessive sweating at nights?

What might be the cause excessive sweating at nights?

Lots of things: How I caught on that I had tb. If it's really and truly a night sweat, get seen by your physician now. We don't want to miss endocarditis, tb, or something else really nasty-but-treatable. ...Read more

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Should I try driclor for excessive sweating and smelling?

Sweating: I am not familiar with the product which you referenced, but there is one called drysol, which is extraordinarily effective if used in their correct way. This is to be applied to the absolutely dry armpit at nighttime and that is the most efficient way to use it. Your doctor will tell you other techniques for potentiating this medicine or making it stronger. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of excessive sweating?

How can you get rid of excessive sweating?

Hyperhydrosis: Find the cause and treat it. Workup by your pcp is a start. ...Read more

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What can cause excessive sweating at night?

What can cause excessive sweating at night?

Needs eval: Dear ddoor4ul, night sweats can happen due to hormonal changes (especially in perimenopausal women) but also due to a variety of other conditions, the most concerning being cancer. Please schedule an virtual consult to discuss further about this symptom. I hope this gives you guidance. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for excessive sweating?

Is there any treatment for excessive sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis is rarely due to an underlying disease. The main forms of therapy for primary focal hyperhidrosis include topical antiperspirants; medications, such as anticholinergics; iontophoresis; botulinum toxin (botox); surgery (sympathectomy); and microwave energy. Treatment depends on severity and should be individualized. ...Read more

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What are and treatments for excessive sweating?

What are and treatments for excessive sweating?

Sweating: There is no easy answer but many potential causes. I would start by seeing your primary care doctor. Please let me know what is found. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for excessive sweating?

Depends where: First rule out any metabolic problem. If none and armpit try drisoll ( (aloh) even Botox if severe. Parasympatomimetics for hands and feet occasionally effective if no severe side effects. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What hormonal imbalance can cause excessive sweating?

Thyroid hormone: Hyperthyroidism can cause excessive sweating. Night time sweating is common in postmenopausal women but if you have normal periods estrogen levels are likely normal. ...Read more

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What would cause excessive sweating under just one arm pit?

Asym Hyperhidrosis: Usually represents neurologic disease as opposed to a primary disorder. Causes include chiari malformation, reflex sympathetic dystrophy (rsd), or harlequin's syndrome. Additionally, endocrine disorders can cause this problem. Examples are diabetes and hyperthyroidism. You should meet with your neurologist to discuss further as there is treatment. Good luck and well wishes. ...Read more

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Could anxiety cause you to have excessive sweating & chills?

Possibly: This is a possibility; however, it is important to evaluate that more severe causes for fever/chills, such as infections, are not overlooked. ...Read more

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I've excessive sweating. What is the best treatment for this?

What's the cause: First find out the cause. See your doctor to discuss this. If nothing found, then you most likely have hyperhidrosis which is a condition where people gets excessive sweating in the head, armpits, hands and feet. The treatment is: antiperspirant, oral medications, iotophoresis (electrical shocking of the sweat glands- very easy to do) and Botox injection (very effective but temporary). ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Obesity (Definition)

Having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for ...Read more


Dr. Morton Levitt
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Perspiration (Definition)

Perspiration or sweat is the production of watery fluid from the skin to help regulate the ...Read more