Hyperhidrosis

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What can be done to help me with the problem?

What can be done to help me with the problem?

It starts on the back of head neck area. The droplets begin to start running down my back. I hate it. It makes me so self conscious. I want to scream and go hide from everyone.

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A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

Yes and my level is low. I can not add any more clothing because it would absolutely be worse. I carry a battery small purse fan with me at all times,… read more

posted 11 days ago
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Treatment

Treatment

I am nearly 44 not had a period for months not on any medication accept from Gabapentin which is prescribed for my back went to doctors gave blood all came back clear as thought I had an overactive thyroid but all clear every night I have to get up during the night to change bed clothing and now he wants me to get a chest x-ray due to having raised platelets don’t really understand what this means can someone help please

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A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

I am on Gabapentin too but that isn't causing the sweating. I had the sweating many years before I got on the medication I laugh because I ask my doctor… read more

posted 12 days ago
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Has anyone tried Lume?

Has anyone tried Lume?

I found this item on Facebook and was wondering if anyone had tried this product and if it worked for them. It states that it is for the body and will work for 72 hours straight. Sounds too good to be true, but I'd love to know if it's for real...

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Too hot here; but hate cabin fever

Too hot here; but hate cabin fever

North Florida/Lower Alabama is oppressive in the summer—hyperhidrosis is awful, even inside. But, I don’t want to be trapped inside in bad weather—plus, I have a limited income for four-wheel-drive and heat. Any suggestions on a good place to live?

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A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

Yes, I would have to. However, I don’t want cabin fever and can’t afford a 4WD right now.

posted 9 days ago
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What kind of doctor should I be going to?

What kind of doctor should I be going to?

I've asked my dermatologist and she looks at me as if I'm crazy, and my gynecologist keeps telling me it's menopause (20 years) not!!!! Nobody gets it!!! I'm a puddle and my hair becomes dripping wet!

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A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

From the research I’ve done it seems the ‘neurokinin receptors’ are malfunctioning. I am on a loop every 45 minutes where my body thinks I am… read more

posted 6 days ago
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I was wondering what your thoughts are about Botox treatment for localized hyperhidrosis?

I was wondering what your thoughts are about Botox treatment for localized hyperhidrosis?

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A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

Botox works on my scalp so that sweat doesn’t drip down my forehead and into my eyes. But insurance doesn’t usually pay for it. Need it every 3 months.… read more

posted 3 months ago
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