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Sweating

Also known as Hyperhydrosis, Miliaria, Prickly Heat

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  • I suffer from Craniohyperhindrois

    I'm about to be 38 in October and I've had enough. This medical condition has altered my life from enjoying outside activities to a simple visit to family and friends. They don't seem to care nor is the air adjusted to make me comfortable so I don't visit. I have to stay where I'm...

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  • Hyperhidrosis left and came back 10 years later...help!

    Hello, I have a very strange problem that I am hoping you will have some thoughts on... When I was in puberty I had excessive sweating on my hands and arm pits. It was a horrible time in my life, but I used Drysol to mostly manage the issue the best that I could. Luckily for me, the problem stopped...

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  • What's good for prickly heat?

    Hi everyone Why do we get prickly heat? I can't stand the heat my body starts itching (upper half). I feel embarrassed, it also happens when I'm outside. 😢 I get prickly heat, hot flashes, and then this other sensation everything itches even my hair and upper body. I just want to start...

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  • Excessive head and face sweating

    I am 63 and for the last 22 years have suffered with excessive sweating on my head and face, which seems to be getting worse.  This is uncomfortable and embarrassing.  If I do anything even slightly energetic (hoovering, ironing etc.) it is worse, and it takes a long time for me to cool down. ...

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  • Head and Face Sweat in Sun and Digestive system Maybe

    Hello, i have been suffering from i dont know what this problem is. I am trying to sort out the issue, i have talked with doctors but seems like they can't pin point. I dont know which tests should i go for, i am lacking in the money department. I want to go for tests that show me the problem. Here...

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  • Under Arm Sweating

    Like many other people who have written on the board, I have suffered from excessive sweating under my arms since childhood. It is very embarracing. I have been on a long journey. I tried the vaious over the counter deoderants however they have not proved to be effective. I've also tried the...

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  • Head Sweating and Vitamin D

    Hello all!  I also suffer with excessive head sweats and a few of other conditions mentioned in others posts, including Fybromyalgia and depression.  Has anyone looked into Vitamin deficiency?  My Drs. are blaming it on Cymbalta.  The sweating is getting so bad I have had to decrease...

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  • Help my 15 year old daughter

    Hi My 15 year old daughter has finally been diagnosed with Hiperhidrosis, we are waiting an appointment from hospital.  Does anything actually work? I feel so bad for her it affects everything in all aspects of her life.  She will be doing her GCSE's next year and if its anything like...

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  • Excessive sweating? Always hot...

    Hi all, I'm hoping you can help me. I live in London, and travel in and out of Central London every day by public transport. I know we are experiencing a humid summer but more so than ever I feel like I am suffering from excessive sweating and high body temperatures. I'm 30, with no reported...

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  • EXCESSIVE SWEATING RUINING MY LIFE!!

    I am a 61 year old male in the uk. All my life i have suffered from exessive sweating on the top half on my body....face, chest, underarms and back. To make matters worse i have extremely sensitive skin as i suffer from sebbhoric dermatitis on my face and back. Sweat is more or less salt water so when...

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  • Facial sweating

    Hi there I had a mental breakdown in 2014 and now have mental health issues and severe depressive disorder I take high dosage of 3 medications as soon as I started taking my meds I noticed a bit of sweating but disregarded as my gp advised that this was a side effect of 2 of my medicines. 3 years now...

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  • No relief with head sweating :(

    Well I've tryed both Oxybutinin (sp?) and also Glycopyrrolate (sp?) with no relief from either. Very disappointed because I was so hopeful that one of these would at least provide a little bit of relief. Summer is just about here and will be dealing with high temps with equally high humidity. Are...

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  • Excessive sweating

    Hi can anyone advise me what to do about excessive sweating as I've been going through this for over 20 years & it's driving me insane.Any advice please.

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  • Excessive sweating from armpits

    I've been suffering for a while now with excessive sweating from my arm pits. I can be driving and I can just sweat for no reason what so ever. If I'm not doing anything I just sweat. It really is horrible and I'd love for a way to stop it. I've tried all kinds of deodorants to try and...

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  • Primary of Secondary Questions & Drysol

    Hi Everyone I was diagnosed with hyperhidrosis back when I was 20. Now 26. Recently been working with a doctor to finally find the underlying cause of my condition. As I’m not convinced I’m a primary hyperhidrosis sufferer, rather potentially thyroid issues. My hyperhidrosis only comes on when I’m...

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  • Probathine 15mg tablets

    Has anybody found that these cause severe constipation? Also can these be just taken during the day to try and reduce the dry mouth night time and constipation issue.  My problems are worse at work and when active.  I do find I get some results from these as oxybutynin made my stupid (mind...

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  • This is crazy...

    In 2015 l started cold sweating , lm already hot sweating and have been doing this for 47-50 years ( l have POTS & unstable angina plus other heart problems ) anyhow it started with a 10 minute attack of clammy skin , pale face.and feeling slow.....now some two years later and my body is really going...

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  • What are your experiences with Idrostar?

    For months I have been reading about German iontophoresis machines and now BLAM! - on one of the websites I frequent, I found out about Idrostar, a UK-manufactured one, which should be easier to order and might even be cheaper. Sadly it seems that Idrostar users are either few or shy, as I cannot find...

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  • Excessive Sweating - face, neck and head

    I have the symptoms of Polysysticovaries with the excessive hair, sweating, weight and so on, but the only thing that I can't hide is the sweating. When i dry my hair i have to dry it again and again as my head just drips in sweat. I can walk up a flight of stairs and sit at my desk at work and there...

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  • Minal movement and excessive sweating on face and back

    I first began to have these symptoms when I was put on citalopram antidepressants for post traumatic stress disorder 2 yrs ago. It is common side effect however I've not taken them for over a year yet I still suffer with sweating. Never had this issue before then and I happens with minimal movement...

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  • Burning pain in the night

    Hi, I have been waking up in the middle of the night with a HORRIBLE burning, almost feels cramping as well on the outside of my thigh. Usually lasts a minute of two but believe me it's painful enough I scream. Afterwords the area is numb for days after... should I be worried? What is this?

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  • Botox & Iontophoresis to Cure Excessive Sweating?

    Hello everyone. I have read that botox and a treatment called iontophoresis can cure sweating. Are there anyone here who tried these and solved the problem? Emis Moderator comment: I have replaced the supplied link with a link to our leaflet on hyperhydrosis which has information on these treatments....

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  • How i cured my Hyperhidrosis

    I suffered from HH for nearly twenty years.. I wanted to share my story as within the last ten days my HH is now finally under control... It was all about how I controlled my breathing.  Yes the thing we take for granted. The thing we don’t get trained to do. Ive had ETS surgery and own my own...

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  • i have suffered from prickly heat for many years i have ...

    i have suffered from prickly heat for many years i have tried everything there is on the market. my doctor prescribed tablets for me a couple of years ago which were excellent however these have been taken off the market i am devestated! i go on holidays now and take an extra £50 for excess on my...

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  • Itchy red dots?

    I've notice some red dots on my thigh that itch and sting, they look gross and I want them to go away. I've been wearing cut off skinny jeans and have been sweating in them so that might have contribute to them. How do I get these to go away?

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  • extreme hyperhydrosis.... EVERYWHERE

    I am writing in the hopes that someone can help my dad. For the past 10 years, he has suffered from very bad hyperhydrosis - ( excess sweating) all over his body. He sweats 24/7, even in his sleep. He sweats from his back, stomach, head, arms... everywhere. It is becoming much worse and his doctors have...

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  • Constant sweaty plams and excessive sweating from armpits

    I am 14 years old and I have constant sweaty plams all day apart from at night. I also sweat loads from my armpits in the day but once again not at night. This is becoming very embarrassing as I always have sweat patches and wet hands which isn't very pleasant. Any advice?

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  • would this be considered night sweats?

    About 8 weeks ago I found a enlarged lymph node on the side of my neck, I started googling this and it said to be concerned if I started getting night sweats. Sure enough after I read that I woke up one night to sweat between my breasts (I had a sweatshirt on and 2 blankets so I ruled it out as being...

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  • Night sweats

    I had a bad cough / chest infection type illness which started on Monday / Tuesday and was probably worse on Wednesday. I've had a mucus cough with other usual symptoms: aches etc and had high temperature on Tuesday and Wednesday. The cough remains however the fever has mainly gone but I have been...

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  • Had a one time episode of excessive sweating and Dizziness

    I was at a theater performance and got dizzy while standing amongst the crowd. It started with me sweating profusely. Then it started escalating into a dizzy feeling. Had to rush out and sit down for around 10 minutes. It did help me but it definitely scared me I hadnt eaten the whole day and this happened...

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  • Excessive Sweating of the Head: Woman Age 61

    Topic: Excessive Sweating of my Head Hello. I'm a woman, age 61, completed my wonderful & extremely painful menopause expieriance, around age 59 which entailed fibroid complecations, which were coterized/removed & which lasted for apx. 9 yrs,age 50 -59. Around age 51 I began developing...

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  • How to quickly and successfully cure craniofacial hyperhidrosis?

    Hi, my name is Andi Thompson and I am a 15 year old teenage girl. For the last 18 months or so I have been suffering with excessive sweating, but more specifically craniofacial hyperhidrosis. I've researched on things that I can do to prevent it from happening, but I know that my parents wouldn't...

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  • excessive sweating

    Hi I have suffered from excessive sweating from my head causing my hair to be constantly wet for years, in december last year I had an operation to stop this ( thoraxic sympathectomy) which worked but unfortunately I now suffer from excessive sweating from my back,thighs & knees which is even...

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