Excessive sweating of the hands, feet and underarms due to overactive sweat glands is caused by a condition called Hyperhidrosis. Those with Hyperhidrosis may sweat in cool temperatures or even during a rest.
This excessive sweating will cause significant physical strain. It is a common condition that can lead to emotional stress and social avoidance.
The first line treatment is the use of strong anti- perspirants which contain 10% to 20% aluminum chloride hexahydrate. These work by plugging the sweat ducts. However these can be irritable to the skin and stain clothing.
Under arm fillers are approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) to be used in the treatment of excessive underarm sweating. Small doses of this purified substance is injected into the axilla which temporarily block the nerves that stimulate sweating.
Before treatment begins, the affected areas are cleaned, dried and dusted with powder to pinpoint areas with the highest activity. The Botox is injected into different points to ensure a smooth coverage. No anaesthesia is required as this simple and safe procedure only last a few minutes. Most daily activities can be resumed instantly.
No anaesthesia is required and the procedure itself only lasts a few minutes. Most daily activities can be resumed immediately.
Treatment can last up to 8 months.*
*Treatments are bespoke for every individual and results may vary.
What is it
Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition which involves excessive sweating caused by overactive sweat glands. People who experience hyperhidrosis may sweat even when it is cool or when they are at rest. The condition usually affects the hands, feet and underarms (axilla)
This is a common condition. This uncontrollable sweating causes significant physical and emotional stress as well as frequently leading to social avoidance.
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