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Dr. Tanya Russo
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Reduced Sweating (Overview)

Hypohidrosis is diminished sweating. Absent sweating is anhidrosis.


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Does low testosterone cause reduced odor and sweating in males?

Does low testosterone cause reduced odor and sweating in males?

Yes.: Testosterone levels are directly correlated with the production of body oils, ie. Sebum. This is the substance that leaves "fingerprints." did you know that babies leave virtually no fingerprints, and a man's will last longer on a surface than a female? With lower oil production, bacteria that produce body odor have less to break down into acrid odor. Yes, you will perspire less! ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
12 Doctors shared insights

Reduced Sweating (Overview)

Hypohidrosis is diminished sweating. Absent sweating is anhidrosis.


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What is the definition or description of: Reduced sweating?

What is the definition or description of: Reduced sweating?

Reduced sweating: Hypohidrosis is diminished sweating. Absent sweating is anhidrosis. ...Read more

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Does low testosterone cause reduced odor and sweating in males?

Yes.: Testosterone levels are directly correlated with the production of body oils, ie. Sebum. This is the substance that leaves "fingerprints." did you know that babies leave virtually no fingerprints, and a man's will last longer on a surface than a female? With lower oil production, bacteria that produce body odor have less to break down into acrid odor. Yes, you will perspire less! ...Read more

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How do you stop sweating?

How do you stop sweating?

Stay cool and calm: By staying in cooler evnironment (air conditioned room) and avoiding stressful situations that can cause anxiety. ...Read more

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How can I increase sweating?

How can I increase sweating?

Hydration, exercise: Sweating is the body's way of cooling off. If you want to sweat more, you should exercise, especially in a warm and humid environment, and keep yourself well hydrated so there is enough fluid to sweat. There are a few rare conditions in which sweat is inhibited - so if you cannot sweat under any circumstance, see your family doctor. ...Read more

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How can you reduce sweating?

How can you reduce sweating?

Build stamina: To sweat is natural. You can build your stamina by exercising. Stay cool. ...Read more

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Why am I sweating like this at night?

Why am I sweating like this at night?

Tired: Interrupted or restless sleep, night sweats from dream or temperature change or waking up from rem stage of sleep, or snacking late. ...Read more

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What are the reasons for sweating hot and cold thanks?

What are the reasons for sweating hot and cold thanks?

Too Broad: Answering your questions could take up a text book of possibilities. Please tell us the story you have. What are you feeling? What else is going on besides sweating? ...Read more

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Temperature 34.7 but sweating. What could this indicate?

Sweating: You can sweat for other reasons than other reasons than having a fever. Your Oxybutrin can cause sweating. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) can cause nervousness which could result in sweating. Environmental temperature or overdressing could do the same things. You could also sweat due to hormonal or thyroid disorders, just to name a few. ...Read more

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Sweating profusely at night?

Sweating profusely at night?

Check w/doctor: There are many possibilities, including some that are health threats, including cancer, infection etc. Most sweating is not related to a life-threatening etiology, but a check-up by your doctor is definitely recommended! ...Read more

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How do I stop sweating odor?

It's the bacteria: The offensive odor associated with sweating is caused by residual bacteria left on the skin. Your best strategies are showering at least once daily with antibacterial soap, toweling off thoroughly (bacteria have harder time multiplying on dry skin) with a clean towel, and using a strong antiperspirant containing aluminum hydroxide. Only wear clean clothes including socks; maybe fewer onions/garlic ...Read more

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How to stop excess sweating?

How to stop excess sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating of the underarms, palms, or soles of the feet or breasts. Treatment may involve over-the-counter antiperspirants, prescription antiperspirants, iontophoresis, medications, surgery, and botox. I prescribe 3% topical glycoyrrolate to be used as needed. ...Read more

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Cure for exessive sweating???

Find the cause: If the sweating is widespread it could mean you have a disease process that could be treated instead of just covering the symptoms. If it is just underarm sweat, botox injections, and some new energy treatments (ultrasound, RF, laser) can be used. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes excessive sweating?

What causes excessive sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: When excessive sweating affects the hands, feet, and armpits, it's called primary or focal hyperhidrosis. Primary hyperhidrosis affects 2 - 3% of the population, yet less than 40% of patients with this condition seek medical advice. In the majority of primary hyperhidrosis cases, no cause can be found. It seems to run in families. It can also occur from medical condition. See your doctor for a dx. ...Read more

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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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What causes decreased sweating?

Anhidrosis: See: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/anhidrosis/basics/definition/con-20033498

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What causes under neck sweating?

What causes under neck sweating?

Neck sweating: I wish I had an answer but I would need more information. How bad? How often? What time of day? High neck sweater? Etc. ...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