2 doctors weighed in:
What to do when your child seems to sweat a lot, and no deodorant seems to work?
2 doctors weighed in

Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
Excessive underarm sweating is from adrenaline.
Overall sweating is due to excessive activity of the sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system.Either way it is the control mechanisms in the lower brain that are "out of balance". Although this might be genetic, the commonest cause by far is "junk diet", particularly sugar.

In brief: Depends
Excessive underarm sweating is from adrenaline.
Overall sweating is due to excessive activity of the sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system.Either way it is the control mechanisms in the lower brain that are "out of balance". Although this might be genetic, the commonest cause by far is "junk diet", particularly sugar.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Board Certified, Pediatrics
13 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors