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Hyperhidrosis

Lot of sweating in palm and foot? Tried antiperspirant but it didn't help. How about iontophoresis. Where it can be done in Bangalore. Cost?
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Dr. Rashmi T V
General Physician 3 yrs exp Bangalore
Hi Excessive sweating might be secondary to disorder of the thyroid or pituitary glands, diabetes mellitus , tumours ,gout , certain drugs, ormercury poisoning .Treatment is mainly topical antiperspirants (aluminium chloride ) as the first line of therapy for hyperhidrosis. In severe cases  anticholinergics are sometimes used in the treatment keeping I view its side-effects, including dry mouth, urinary retention, constipation, and visual disturbances .Injections of botulinium toxin type A, Sweat gland removal and also Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy  are the other options available… 
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