EXCESSIVE SWEATING – HYPERHIDROSIS

Is underarm sweating / perspiration significantly interfering with your daily activities, or damaging your clothing? If topical agents haven’t worked, you may be a candidate for treatment with a muscle relaxant injection. It is important to see a dermatologist to discuss products and all treatment options.

The muscle relaxant is the same product used for facial cosmetic procedures, but in the treatment of hyperhidrosis perspiration  it works by blocking the release of acetylcholine, which activates the sweat glands. The effects of the treatment are usually apparent within a weak of treatment and generally control excess perspiration for up to nine months.

Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) is a chronic disorder that can affect any body part, including the underarms, the palms, the soles of the feet, and the face, management of excess hand and foot perspiration is less successful, painful and more expensive, Our dermatologists may discuss other treatment options for these problems.