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Palmoplantar Hyperhidrosis

Palmoplantar Hyperhidrosis Causes

Palmoplantar hyperhidrosis is caused by sudden changes in one's emotions. Depression, anxiety and hyperactive feelings can induce excessive sweating.

Palmoplantar Hyperhidrosis Definition

Palmoplantar hyperhidrosis is condition characterized by the excessive sweating of the hands and feet. This can be an utterly annoying in one's social and professional environment, since excessive sweating may reduce one's efficiency at work due to lack of precision of the instrument s he handles, or when dealing with his peers.

Palmoplantar Hyperhidrosis Diagnosis

Diagnosis is done by conducting an iodine starch test to visualize how much sweat is excreted.

Palmoplantar Hyperhidrosis Symptoms and Signs

Persons with palmoplantar hyperhidrosis usually experience excessive sweating of the hands and feet, regardless of the weather and other external conditions. This kind of sweating doesn't, however, take place when one's asleep.

Palmoplantar Hyperhidrosis Treatment

Treatment can be done by topical medications, sympathectomy, botox injections, and iontophresis. Others meanwhile resort to alternative medicine.

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