"Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things.”
Indeed anything which is giving you excessive sweat should be avoided, else it will complicate your life more.
Hyperhidrosis is the presence of excessive sweating in the body irrespective of the hot weather. Some people may have excessive sweat soaking through their garments, even when the temperature is not hot, causing plight of embarrassment and disrupts normal daily activities. It may restrict social activities and may cause avoidance of physical contact. Hyperhidrosis usually begins in teens or may appear in adulthood.
Let us see what are the common queries for hyperhidrosis.
The causes of hyperhidrosis can be primary or secondary.
The primary or essential cause of hyperhidrosis is mainly due to hyperstimulus of the nerves which are normally responsible for sweating, irrespective of any trigger by hot temperature. Any kind of stress or anxiety makes it worse.
Secondary hyperhidrosis occurs due to some underlying medical conditions. More common conditions are diabetes, menopausal hot flush, nervous system disorder, obesity, gout, thyroid conditions etc.
Our plastic surgeon will take a detailed history and try to rule out any specific causes of hyperhidrosis. He will also ask for medical investigations to rule out any secondary causes for the same.
If the problem is being caused by an underlying medical condition then the focus will be to treat that condition first. Otherwise, focus is on treatment of hyperhidrosis as primary causes.
The newer treatment options available would be explained and previous results would be discussed.