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I sweat profusely in all kinds of ambient situations. What

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I sweat profusely in all kinds of ambient situations. What can be causing this and what can I do about it?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 years ago.
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Also known as hyperhidrosis.
There can be underlying causes like:
1. Thyroid problem --hyperthyroidism a common cause
2. Anxiety disorder --responds to a beta blocker like propranolol.
3. Diabetes
4. malig***** *****ke lymphoma
5. Chronic infections like tuberculosis.
6. Certain medications as side effect
7. lastly but importantly unknown cause.
hence, a thorugh evaluation is required by your doctor.
If there is no underlying problem, then this can be treated with:
1. Aluminium chloride hexahydrate solution ( Xerac or B-drier) available over the counter
2. Anti cholinergic medication like oxybutynine or benztropine
3. Glycopyrrholate or robinul
4. Botox injection performed by cosmetic surgeons.
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