How can I prevent excessive hand sweating (hyperhidrosis)?

Hyperhidrosis. The most common first line therapy is aluminum chloride hexahydrate which is a prescription antiperspirant. Botox is also an option as well as some other, more expensive treatments. Most start with the Rx antiperspirant.

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I'm 19 and I've always suffered from hand and feet excessive sweating which can be annoying when hand shaking. How can I prevent it? Thank you.

Iontophoresis/BOTOX. It is unlikely that you can prevent this. So you can try to treat it with clinical strength antiperspirants. If this doesn't work you can try prescription strength antiperspirants that can be very irritating. Your other options are iontophoresis or Botox injections. Iontophoresis has a high success rate...Over 80%. See your dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment. Read more...