Hyperhidrosis is a skin condition that can be defined as excessive and uncontrollable sweating that can occur all over the body, but particularly at the palms and soles of the hands and feet. This is a condition seen to affect around 1 to 3% of the population and tends to develop during early childhood or adolescence, continuing on into adulthood.
Hyperhidrosis can be a great topic of insecurity for those who find themselves suffering with the skin condition, leading many to look for effective treatment methods that will help to resolve the problem and restore their confidence.
If you find yourself seeking treatment for issues related to hyperhidrosis, our expert dermatologists are on hand to provide you with the very best level of care. Find out more about what Dr Camilo Diaz at Birmingham Dermatology Clinic can do to help you.
What are the causes of hyperhidrosis?
Sweating is a natural bodily process that occurs when the body temperature increases, however, excessive sweat production can come as the result of a number of different causes, even when the body temperature is at a lower level.
Underlying cause cannot be identified in the majority of circumstances, but excess sweating is often associated with triggers such as alcohol, heightened levels of stress, or even spicy food.
How can hyperhidrosis be treated?
Treatment for hyperhidrosis can be carried out in a number of ways as to best accommodate to both the patient and their individual needs, the treatment method used depending upon the severity of the symptoms that the patient may find themselves dealing with. Treatments available can include:
• Antiperspirant medications
• Botulinum toxin injections (Botox)
• Axillary sweat gland removal
If you are looking for hyperhidrosis treatment within the West Midlands, our skin care specialists at Birmingham Dermatology Clinic are here to help. Get in touch with our team to book your consultation with Dr Camilo Diaz now.
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