Hyperhidrosis Relief in Southern California

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What Is Hyperhidrosis?
Hyperhidrosis is a ccommon disorder where the person who as this condition sweats excessively. About 2-3% of people suffer from excessive sweating of the underarms (axillary hyperhidrosis) or of the palms and soles of the feet (palmoplantar hyperhidrosis). Excessive sweating of the palm and sole sweating often begins around adolescence, the age 13 (on the average), while underarm sweating tends to start in late adolescence. Sweating may be embarrassing because it may stain clothes, ruin romantic situations, and complicates business and social interactions.
What Causes Hyperhidrosis?
Most of the time, excessive sweating can occur in people who are otherwise healthy, although sometimes a neurological, endocrine, infectious, and other systemic diseases can cause hyperhidrosis. Heat and emotions may trigger hyperhidrosis in some, but many who suffer from hyperhidrosis sweat nearly all their waking hours, regardless of their mood or the weather.

What is the Treatment for Hyperhidrosis?
In order to properly evaluate & treat Hyperhidrosis, a through a systematic evaluation of causes and triggers must be determined. Once the cause or causes are identified, a treatment plan can be implemented that, for many people results in an improved quality of life.

The approach to treating excessive sweating generally proceeds as follows:
  • Over-the-counter antiperspirants containing a low dose of metal salt (usually aluminum) are typically tried first since they are readily available
  • Prescription strength antiperspirants, which contain aluminum chloride hexahydrate.
  • Iontophoresis, a device which passes ionized tap water through the skin using direct electricity.
  • Oral medications, Anticholinergics reduce sweating.
  • Botox-A, has been approved in the U.S. by the FDA for treating excessive axillary (underarm) sweating.
  • Surgery. A procedure called thoracic sympathectomy may be considered as a last resort.
  • Aluminum Chloride Hexahydrate and Excessive Sweating.

In summary, Hyperhidrosis is a ommon disorder that when handled correctly can be treated. Do not suffer with this condition, call us and let's develop a plan to fix you excessive sweating issues.

Advanced Dermatology & Skin Cancer Specialists offers many procedures and therapies for the treatment of Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating). Call us and schedule an appointment to have one of our skin care specialists look at your individual situation and develop a plan for the diagnosis & treatment of this condition.

The information above is intended for informational purposes only. It is not medical advice and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.
Temecula :(951) 303-6900
31720 Temecula Parkway, Suite 200
Temecula, CA 92592

Menifee/Sun City: (951) 303-6900
26960 Cheerry Hills Blvd, Suite C
Sun City, CA 92586

La Quinta: (760) 564-8200
79430 Highway 111, Suite 102
La Quinta, CA 92253

Hemet: (951) 929-DERM (3376)
1011 E. Devonshire Ave., Suite 203
Hemet, CA 92543

Moreno Valley: (951) 208-7994
24060 Fir Avenue, Unit B
Moreno Valley, CA 92553

Palm Springs: (760) 832-6277
El Mirador Medical Plaza at desert Regional
Medical Center Campus
1180 North India Canyon Drive, Suite #E315
Palm Springs, CA 92262