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What is Hyperhidrosis: Complete Information about it

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Abnormally occurring excessive sweating that involves the extremities in face as well as underarms and usually unrelated to the body temperature and exercise is known as hyperhidrosis.

It affects both men and women and are common among individuals who are 25 - 64 years of age. [1]

● Can be treated by a medical professional
● Needs proper diagnosis
● Laboratory tests or imaging should be performed
● If it is short term, then it will resolve within a few days or weeks
● To remove it permanently, consult a well-certified dermatologist

Underlying diseases do not cause excessive sweating. Diabetes, thyroid problems, low level of blood sugar, disorders of the nervous system, hot flashes during menopause along with infections may cause heavy sweating.

Certain medications may also lead to hyperhidrosis. People who suffer from hyperhidrosis are very prone to certain skin infections.

Symptoms:

People may experience:
Most common: Visible sweating, difficulty to perform daily activities, softening and whitening of skin, peeling of certain skin areas and skin infections.

Treatment:

Self-care: Use antiperspirants that are aluminium based, bath daily using antibacterial soap and wear outfits of natural material that will let the skin breathe and aid you in reducing sweating. Make use of underarm liners as well as shoe inserts for sweat absorption. Avoid eating spicy foods or alcohol that will make you sweat.

Medications: Botulinum toxin injections, anticholinergic drugs.

Specialists: In extreme cases, surgery is recommended to get rid of the sweat glands. At mfine we have been treating different medical conditions. Contact us to get proper help.

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