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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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 »

My palm sweats a lot. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My palm sweats a lot. Also my skin is too sensitive and gets tanned. How to get rid of it? Why there is a sudden growth of hair on my face?  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern. You have palmar hyperhidrosis. Hyperhidrosis may be idiopathic and primary, which means no cause can be rule out or secondary to other diseases such as metabolic disorders like endocrine diseases such as diabetes mellitus and hyperthyroidism. Dia...  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 »


Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

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

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. There are var...  Read Full »

I experience excess sweating with muscle and bone pain after stopping thyroid tablets. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23 years old. I am a hypothyroid patient from my 5 years. I was taking medication till I was 17 years old. Then I could not continue with my medications and I stopped it for 5 years. One day suddenly I began to feel faint always. Even, while I was sleeping sometimes I would feel ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read through your query in detail. Please find my observations below. If you have a history of hypothyroidism and have not taken medicine for five years, then it is important to review your thyroid function tests again. It is possible that you have again become ...  Read Full »

Can taking Eutirox cause increased sweating?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23 years old, male, I have had thyroid issues since a young child, after a few years they concluded it was thyroiditis. Currently I take Eutirox 75 mg and have for about a year, before that I took 50 mg. Ever since 6-8 months (I am not sure about the timeframe) I have had issues...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are sweating due to the increased dose of Eutirox and that is perfectly normal and expected in a person with thyroiditis being treated with medication. This only means that you are being correctly treated with respect to your thyroid function. The few white hair tha...  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 »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. With the information you have given me, I understand that you are 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 suggestions ...  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 »

How can I prevent the appearance of rash in between testicle and anal area?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been working for about 10 hours a day in the sun for the past three days. When I work long days and keep walking, I get sores, rashes and irritation between my testicles and anal area. It is happening more frequently than it has in the past. They typically go away in about two to t...  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This appears to be a case of intertrigo, a kind of dermatitis or inflammatory condition of skin folds. It usually get induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. It may be secondarily infected by candidal an...  Read Full »

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