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Diagnosis/treatment

Diagnosis/treatment

What do I have to say to my doctor for them to take me seriously about my excessive sweating!! I want to try oxy or benzo or whatever but what do I need to do to get it? I’ve tried prescription deodorant, my skin is to sensitive for that.

Please help... I’m desperate like you

A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

I posted a similar answer a year or so ago... take a short video on your phone of you doing anything that shows you sweating. I did it for my doc. A pic is worth a thousand pleadings! In fact I took… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Advice Re Severe Head And Face Sweating.

Advice Re Severe Head And Face Sweating.

I often get severe sweating from my head and face, hair gets doaling wet

A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

Ditto. Mom is 5'1" and 90 pounds and has been sweating from her neck and scalp when active since I can remember. I'm 5'7" and 250 and I sweat from my head, neck, face, groin and under my breasts from… read more

posted about 2 months ago

Sweating And Weight

Sweating And Weight

Yes i agree , that cos i am heavier, i sweat more, but this is ridiculous
Is there a connection or not? You can be normal weight and still sweat
I have had this condition since i was 20, and i maybe weighed a little less then i do now, but i still had the sweating.
Not just little sweats, like "oh boy its hot' I mean constant running down my face, head , neck, hair dripping like i have just got out of the shower.
I am a hermit now, i hate being like this, and dont want anyone seeing me sweat… read more

A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

I know , or is it raining outside????
Or , are you abit hot are you love?? Errrrrrrrrrrr!!!!!!

posted 2 months ago

How Do I Get My Doctor To Help Me As She Thinks Its The Menopause And I Know Its Not?

How Do I Get My Doctor To Help Me As She Thinks Its The Menopause And I Know Its Not?

I have finally managed to get the courage to ask my doctor (wish i did not ) as i feel this is having a big impact on my life
My face starts to sweat and then my whole body starts to sweat and it will be running down me and i find it highly embarrassing
My doctor who i have never met is inciting it is the menopause i know its not as when i had the hot sweats in my menopause it came feet upwards and what i have now is nothing like the menopause.
They sent me for a blood test and everything… read more

A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

Hi rob
Got this a few months ago
Yesterday I went into our local chemist and spoke about this condition and to my surprise
she went and got me something for me.
It's called Driclor cost £8.99p so… read more

posted 7 months ago

Head Sweats

Head Sweats

anyone got tips for head sweats my head pours in sweat and cant use deodorant on head can I ?

A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

I sweat mainly from my head, feel like i just got out of the shower!! and look like a drowned rat!! drips down my back, right down. and yes when i get up , there is a puddle.....Oxy does not work for… read more

posted 7 months ago

Anyone Have Any Tips Of How To Deal With Sweaty Hands At School? Im Trying To Find Ways To Hide It But I Dont Know What To Do Its So Bad

Anyone Have Any Tips Of How To Deal With Sweaty Hands At School? Im Trying To Find Ways To Hide It But I Dont Know What To Do Its So Bad

A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

I recommed getting botox in your hands or researching other treatment options to find something that works for you. You can also buy driclor in most Pharmacies, whilst it wasnt the best option for me… read more

posted about 1 year ago

Sweaty Head

Sweaty Head

Anyone have any tips for face/head sweating?

A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

Use a hairblower several times a day on your hair (always use the cool air for a minute or two after you have dried off). Have the air conditioning in your car aimed directly at your head. Always… read more

posted about 1 year ago

What Are The Specific Symptoms Of Hyperhidrosis?

What Are The Specific Symptoms Of Hyperhidrosis?

My body temperature seems to just run hot constantly to the point my partner and i sometimes sleep with a sheet between us as im too hot to touch is this a symptom of hyperhiddosis
I do also sweat quite a lot and am often quite embarrassed especially when out. Not from everywhere but generally my body is just hot and then my face starts dripping to the point of having to carry a facewasher everywhere
How do i get diagnosed?
I have addressed with gp and was sent for bloods to check just… read more

A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

yes my skin is quite warm always but yet I have no temperature. The sweating this summer has been the worst. What kind of shot are you getting? I was told I am very low on VIT D too and take… read more

edited, originally posted 11 months ago

Does Everyone Else Who Sweats Profusely From Their Head Have Thinning Hair?

Does Everyone Else Who Sweats Profusely From Their Head Have Thinning Hair?

At 1st i thought it was my meds. Then maybe stress. It then occurred to me that I'm constantly wiping my hair where its thinning?

A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

Mine is much thinner than it used to be. I thought it was just ageing (I am 68) and hereditary (my brother and sons have thinning hair). I never connected it with my sweating. Thanks for the question… read more

posted over 1 year ago