Hyperhidrosis means excessive sweating.
What are the various causes?
There can be neurologic, endocrine, infectious causes. Sometimes it can point to an underlying systemic disease.
What are the treatment options?
- Metal salt containing antiperspirants
- Prescription strength antiperspirants
- Oral medications, Anticholinergics reduce sweating.
- Botox (botulinum toxin)-A, has been approved in the U.S. by the FDA for treating excessive axillary (underarm) sweating.