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 low TSH with normal T3 show subclinical hyperthyroidism?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a female, who weighs 156.5 lbs and I am 6.3 feet tall. My TSH was 0.35, and six months later it is 0.73. T3 is 4.9 and T4 is 14.4, which is steady and normal. As I understand it, with low TSH and normal T3 and T4, I am subclinical hyperthyroid, right? My symptoms are anxiety, sweatin... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, you are right about that, you have subclinical hyperthyroidism. Your symptoms of anxiety, weight loss, and sweating are because of it. You have not mentioned whether you have any thyroid gland swelling. If so, then it is important to have an ultrasound of the th... 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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For better understanding I need more details from you. 1. Do you get high blood pressure with these episodes? Is there any flushing? 2. Do you have diabetes? Is there any medical problem that runs in the family? You can get kidney function, HbA1c, urine analysis, urine... Read Full »
I have white patches on my skin because I sweat a lot. How can I overcome this?
Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 years old male. My height is 6 feet and I weigh 213.8 lbs. Few months back I started having issues with sweat. Whenever I would sit down my bottom would sweat for some reason and it is annoying as it creates a visible sweat patch on my pants. I do not know how to fix this. Rece... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to iCliniq.com. It sounds like you are experiencing two separate issues, excessive sweating, and digestive problems. Here are some potential solutions for each problem: 1. Excessive sweating: Wear breathable, moisture-wicking underwear and pants to help absorb moisture and prevent vis... Read Full »
How to get rid of excessive sweat in hands and legs?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old. I have too much sweat in hand and legs. I tried medicine but there is no effect. Please tell me how to get rid of it? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. With the information you have given me, I understand that you are a 21-year-old male suffering from a condition called palmo-plantar-hyperhidrosis. Here I suggest some methods by which you can get rid of the problem. Please keep in mind that these are just suggestion... Read Full »
I cannot bear to sweat in summer, fear going out, and suffer from anxiety and depression. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor,I cannot bear sweat in summer and fear going out during summer. I am also suffering from anxiety and depression. Please help.Thanks. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You may have a somatic symptom disorder. There is non-pharmacological management for you, and you should follow the guidelines below to deal with it. It will help you. It would help if you exercised 30 to 45 minutes daily, like at least g... Read Full »
I have been experiencing social anxiety along with excessive sweating beneath my armpits and buttocks for five years. How to overcome it?
Query: Hello doctor, I have anxiety and depression. I suffer social anxiety, sweating beneath my armpits and buttocks while in public, overthinking circumstances that are not bad, slurred speech, horrible leg pains in the morning and afternoon, and insomnia that requires me to walk about the home or move m... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. You have anxiety and depressive disorder. There is non-pharmacological management for it, you should try to follow the below guidelines to deal with it. It will help you. Try to do exercises daily for 30 to 45 minu... Read Full »
Why do I feel ill and sleepy at daytime after taking Veniz XR?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22-year-old male. I have a problem. When I sleep at daytime, I feel ill and sweaty the whole day. When I am not sleeping, I feel better. I want to know about this problem. I am taking Veniz XR for the past six years. Does it cause any side effect? How can I wean off this antidepre... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, excessive sweating can be caused due to Veniz XR (Venlafaxine). Sweating is the most common side effect of Veniz XR. Daytime sleepiness itself is a separate side effect. Veniz XR causes drowsiness and excessive yawning. As you have been taking Veniz XR for the past s... Read Full »
I have been experiencing excessive sweating in my extremities since childhood. Is there a permanent treatment for this?
Query: Hi doctor, I experience excessive sweating in my hands and feet. I have been suffering from this problem since my childhood. So I underwent the iontophoresis treatment, which is an effective but temporary treatment. Also, I am trying for a new job. So, I would like to know if there is a permanent so... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating is one of the common disorders of sweat glands. It can cause trouble to the extent that one can feel embarrassed while shaking hands, and individuals usually avoid touching, lead... 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 »
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. Acromegal... Read Full »
Please suggest treatment for hyperhidrosis.
Query: Hi doctor, I believe that I have extreme hyperhidrosis. My entire body sweats profusely when I experience even the slightest change in temperature, start exercising and even when I am simply resting. My back, armpits, forehead, and buttock sweat the worst and this affects my entire body. It has prev... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and can well understand your concern. For hyperhidrosis, it is important to rule out causes like anxiety and hyperthyroidism. Other causes may also be present. For this you may visit a physician to get adequately examined and tested. The... Read Full »