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Hyperhidrosis

What is Hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis is a disorder characterized by excessive sweating. The excessive sweating can occur in the hands, in the armpits , or in the feet.

When excessive sweating occurs in the hands, it is called palmar hyperhidrosis. When excessive sweating occurs in the armpits, it is called axillary hyperhidrosis. When excessive sweating occurs in the feet, it is called plantar hyperhidrosis.

Individuals with hyperhidrosis sweat to the point that their hands, feet or underarms are moist, clammy or literally dripping wet. The severe sweating from hyperhidrosis may start with the beginning of each day and continue throughout the day and night.

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Hyperhidrosis is not a result of severe anxiety, extreme shyness or emotional distress. People with hyperhidrosis sweat profusely even when calm, alone or resting.

What causes Hyperhidrosis?

The exact cause hyperhidrosis is unknown. However, it is known that hyperhidrosis is a result of a hyperactive sympathetic nervous system.

Symptoms of Hyperhidrosis

The most common symptom of hyperhidrosis is abnormally excessive perspiration during exercise or in hot weather.

Can Hyperhidrosis be Treated?

Yes. Some common treatments of hyperhidrosis are:

  • Anticholinergic drugs.
  • Surgery to remove overactive sweat glands.

Complications of Hyperhidrosis

Some people with hyperhidrosis will also experience other skin disorders. Common skin disorders associated with hyperhidrosis are:

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