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Hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating of the underarms, palms, or soles of the feet. Treatment may involve over-the-counter antiperspirants, prescription antiperspirants, iontophoresis, medications, surgery, and Botox.

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Terms related to Hyperhidrosis:

  • Axillary Hyperhidrosis
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Feet Sweating, Excessive
  • Hand Sweating, Excessive
  • Palm Sweating, Excessive
  • Palmoplantar Hyperhidrosis
  • Sole Sweating, Excessive
  • Underarm Sweating, Excessive