Excessive Sweating

When you sweat more than what is reasonable depending on the climate and your level of activity, it is called excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis. It can be embarrassing and can disrupt your daily activities.

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Does long term use of antiperspirants on face cause wrinkles?

Query: Hi doctor, I have facial hyperhidrosis, and I have been looking into products to combat this. I am currently using Neat 3B Face Saver Gel, a facial antiperspirant. I apply this before my moisturizer and makeup. I do notice a bit of difference. However, I would like it to be far more effective. Is ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shama Naaz

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hyperhidrosis can be treated in different ways, Over-the-counter or prescription-strength antiperspirants that contain Aluminum. Medications called anticholinergics that affect the nerve signals to sweat glands. You may take them in pill form or apply them on your...  Read Full »

Does having an acetylcholinesterase level of 12174 U/L risky?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 57-year-old male with a height of 180 cm and a weight of 88 kgs. Can a high acetylcholinesterase level in the blood cause fasciculations, cramps, excess sweating, sometimes watery eyes, muscle weakness, or atrophy? The above symptoms started approximately three years ago and ha...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Mild to a moderately high level of acetylcholinesterase can be found in many conditions such as thyrotoxicosis, schizophrenia, hypertension, acute emotional disorders after a concussion injury. Markedly elevated levels can be found in nephrotic syndrome and through g...  Read Full »

What further investigations should I do for HIV?

Query: Hello doctor,I want to present my case to you. Three years ago, I had a relationship with a person, after one year, I started to have symptoms. I did seven HIV tests in the last six months, and all were negative. However, I still have the following symptoms: sinusitis, swollen and painful lymph node...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Can you please tell me the name of the test you underwent? I am looking forward to your response in order to help you.  Read Full »

Do people with a generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) tremble, shake or show signs of sweating?

Query: Hi doctor, How do you diagnose someone with a generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)? How does it start and differ from person to person? What are the physical symptoms? Can people with GAD go to work? Do these people tremble, shake or show signs of sweating? How much are they stressed, and what is the...  Read Full »


Dr. Siva Anoop Yella

Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am glad to help you out. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) can occur to anyone depending on their various life instances and stress factors. These patients have excessive worry about self and future, sometimes breathlessness, sweating, decreased confidence to face...  Read Full »

Are there treatment options for hyperhidrosis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from hyperhidrosis and excessive sweating even if I walk a few steps for the past two to three years. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Meena

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hyperhidrosis can be because of several reasons, including anxiety, diabetes, thyroid disorders, some drugs, or sometimes without any apparent reason. Are you taking any medications? Is the hyperhidrosis localized on palms or soles or axillae or generalized? Get the...  Read Full »

What causes excessive sweating between my butt cheeks?

Query: I have swamp ass and i am 15 years old and i have been embarrassed alot . I have been sweating so much between my cheeks that my jeans torn out and the other jeans have a remarkable sign of sweating from between my cheeks i have tried to put deodrant but it didn’t work and this is the only par...  Read Full »


Dr. Nasir

Pain Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: A very good day to you I can totally understand what you might be going through being a teenager and having such problems. there are a few ways in which we can control the excessive sweating that you got. Initially will drive the non medicated method. if it does not subside with these methods and w...  Read Full »

I am suffering from sweating problem and due to this, flies are around me. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from a sweating problem. Due to this problem, flies are around me. I am so shamefully in place. I bath every day two times by soap, and I clean my private parts also. But I do not understand why to create this problem. Even if I do less work, like walking sweat problem ...  Read Full »


Dr. Payal Chauhan

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Your problem can be due to excess sweat or a particular smell which comes in the sweat of some patients, which is known as bromhidrosis. You can use the following medicines to help you, 1. 5 % Benzoyl peroxide soap, leave the lather for 1...  Read Full »

What causes extreme sweating, muscle stiffness and cramp??

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 50 year old male. I am living in a harsh, hot climate from my childhood. For the past three years, I have noticed that I get extremely exhausted with sweating. During the said period I get muscle stiffness, cramps and depression. My condition improves a little in days after drinkin...  Read Full »


Dr. Bindiya Thakkar

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For better understanding I need more details from you. Do you get high blood pressure with these episodes? Is there any flushing? Do you have diabetes? Is there any medical problem that runs in the family? You can get kidney function, HbA1c, urine analysis, urine osmol...  Read Full »

How to control increased perspiration condition?

Query: Hello doctor, Patient V is a 35-year-old woman. Many years ago, she suffered from increased perspiration during night, from the child. When 7-year-old this was continuous making several changes of clothes a day necessary. The situation was worse during physical or emotional stress. In addition, s...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahendra Thakre

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your case details. I am with your thought process of diagnosis. Let us try symptom analysis and the clinical syndrome that patient v has. The major symptom is hyperhidrosis that is increase sweating. This can be due to primary hyperhidrosis or secon...  Read Full »

What are the causes of hyperhidrosis?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 15 year old boy and I have hyperhidrosis. I sweat so much. My shirt cannot stay on for at least 5 minutes. In some half an hour to one hour my whole shirt and armpit area will drench in sweat. Yes, I take a shower twice a day and put deodorant every day. I have even tried the anti...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating could be due to endocrine or hormone related issues. I have explained the causes below. Hyperthyroidism - A simple, non-fasting blood test called TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) will help in diagnosing this problem. Acromegaly - Ano...  Read Full »

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