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Excessive Sweating


Sweating is a normal event that regulates the body's heat control. In some cases, excessive sweating, which we call hyperhidrosis, may occur. This situation is extremely disturbing to the person, affects their social relationships and can lead to a decrease in self-esteem. Although the season does not notice for people with perspiration problems, sweating rises to the highest levels in summer

What causes excessive sweating?

Sweating happens in every person, excessive sweating is normal in psychological situations such as excitement, stress, shame. In addition, excessive sweating may occur due to some systemic diseases. However, it is often caused by an increase in sympathetic activation, which has no underlying cause. There is mostly a genetic predisposition. With sweating, smell occurs, this sweat leaves stains on clothes and can even make the person isolated from the social environment.

Where does excessive sweating happen in the body?

Sweating can be seen all over the body, but the face, armpits, palms and soles are the most commonly complained of excessive sweating. foot sweats as well as foot odor and fungal diseases may occur. In order to say hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), there must be sweating at every hour of the night except sleep. people often often need to change clothes and socks.

What is excessive sweating treatment?

The treatment of excessive sweating varies from person to person. Sweat-reducing treatments such as creams, lotions, soaps and deodorant may be recommended for patients at the initial level. Ionophosis and Botox treatments can be performed for more severe conditions. Ionoferesis treatment is a long treatment that lasts about half an hour on average and is repeated two or three times a week.

How is Botox applied for excessive sweating?

Botox treatment is a single-session method. The palms are performed with injections lasting 15 minutes in the armpits and soles of the feet. After an average of one week, botox's effect begins and sweating decreases. Botox effect lasts for an average of four to six months. It is the right time to apply before summer starts in people with seasonal excessive sweating.

Is there an surgical solution to excessive sweating?

Surgery for excessive sweating is performed for the sympathetic nervous system. It may be recommended for patients with severe perspiration and who do not benefit from other methods. Sweating is reduced by cutting or clipping the sympathetic nerves coming out of the side of the spinal cord. The average chance of postoperative recurrence is about 10%. Detailed examination and information should be made before surgery.