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Will using baby powder prevent excessive sweating?
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
4 doctors agree
In brief: No.
Talcum powder will absorb sweat that has already been excreted, but it cannot prevent sweating; your sweat glands don't know whether you are applying powder or not.
Several preventative treatments, both topical and oral, are available, but most require a prescription.

In brief: No.
Talcum powder will absorb sweat that has already been excreted, but it cannot prevent sweating; your sweat glands don't know whether you are applying powder or not.
Several preventative treatments, both topical and oral, are available, but most require a prescription.
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Dr. Joseph Duvall
Dermatology
In brief: No
Powder absorbs sweat, but does not change how much you make.
Antiperspirants--try ones labeled "clinical strength"--should help. There are perscription antiperspirants and then other things that can be done by a dermatologist(ionophoresis and botox).

In brief: No
Powder absorbs sweat, but does not change how much you make.
Antiperspirants--try ones labeled "clinical strength"--should help. There are perscription antiperspirants and then other things that can be done by a dermatologist(ionophoresis and botox).
Dr. Joseph Duvall
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