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I Believe I Have Hyperhidrosis. I Sweat So Much In My Underarms For No Reason.

I Believe I Have Hyperhidrosis. I Sweat So Much In My Underarms For No Reason.

I sweat a lot and it affects my everyday life. When I go to someone's house or go to school I have to wear cardigans or dark colors to cover it up. It's embarrassing and I hate it. I want to get a clinically proven deodorant. I was wondering if anyone could tell me which one works best for them. I think's I'm going to get the clinically proven from Dove and Secret and see which one works best. Any suggestions? Also, I would love to hear other's stories and how they coped and found treatment.

A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

I have used drysol in the past. In the United States it’s by prescription but I’ve ordered it from Canada with no prescription. Sorry you’re having to deal with this and hide under dark colors… read more

posted 12 months ago

What Are The Best Treatments For Hyperhydrosis?

What Are The Best Treatments For Hyperhydrosis?

I tried Iontopheresis (for my hands and feet) and whilst this worked it didn’t completly stop the sweating so my dermatologist recommended botox. I could only have it in my hands and it only worked for 2 months. I have also tried medication but it made my mouth so dry i had to stop. What other treatments are available? And what treatments have people found to be the most effective?

A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

Glycopyrrolate Work for me. Yes it makes your mouth dry but it is worth it to me not to be sweating from my head all the time .

posted about 1 year ago

How Can I Find A Doctor To Help Me With This?

How Can I Find A Doctor To Help Me With This?

My doctor just keeps telling me the sweats are from menopause. But I swear EVERY single day. Nevermind all night too. I am getting so frustrated cuz I can't even go out. I can't do anything without people asking if I am ok. Even my leg and ankles are swelling so badly now I can hardly walk which makes my sweats even worse cuz walking takes so much more effort. I DONT KNOW WHAT TO DO!!

A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

Still waiting on Drs diagnosis. Like you 'it's menopause' is usually the result. Only one that called it HH was a chinese herbalist. I literally cried when he said it ...

posted 7 months ago

How Many Of You Have Taken Oxybutinin And Have Had Good Luck?

How Many Of You Have Taken Oxybutinin And Have Had Good Luck?

Hello, I’m wondering how many of you had taken Oxybutyinfor there sweats and what dose did you start at and what dose are you on now? Also how long did you notice it start working?

A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

Clonidine 1.5 mg is helping me a lot. I had Botox
On underarm area, also good, but caused more sweating under breasts.

posted 8 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

How Do I Get My Point Across To My Doctor?

How Do I Get My Point Across To My Doctor?

I have always been a extreme sweater. My Mother, Father and Grandfather have too. I recently was prescribed an antidepressant that finally works. After years of trying numerous scripts that never worked. I finally have found help with despression but my sweating has increased to the level it's interfering with my quality of life. I was given clonidine first for the sweating with no success. It only bottomed out my blood pressure to 89/58. Then was prescribed gabapentin which I refused to take… read more

A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

KarlaSue I’ve posted this suggestion before... take a couple brief videos on your phone of your excess sweating! I did the same for my doc, of me dusting, folding clothes and ? Can’t remember the… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Is There Any Treatment For Hyperhidrosis

Is There Any Treatment For Hyperhidrosis

A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

I wanted to give an update to my experience with Robinul. I ended up taking it for about 2 months. One morning, I woke up and needed to pee SOO badly. However, when I tried, I literally could not go… read more

posted about 1 year ago

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.

A MyHyperhidrosisTeam Member said:

There is a new treatment out called Qbrexza which are glycopyrronium cloths, and after over 10 years of suffering miserably with horrific cranio-facial HH, I am finally FREE!!!! I have tried… read more

posted 29 days ago
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