Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
122 Doctors are Online

Excessive sweating in hands, legs. Any problem? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Jun-2013
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: General Health
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 983 Questions
User:good afternoon doctor
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:my hands and legs are sweating from past few days
User:Can I know what causes this?
User:or is this indication of something?
Doctor:May I know your age?
User:hands - my palm
User:and bottom of my foot
Doctor:Do you have history of any associated symptoms such as fever, body aches?
Doctor:Any history of hypertension, diabetes, thyroid problem?
User:no fever, but mild body aches
User:from past one month i am travelling much more than usual
User:i doesnt have any history of hypertension, diabetes, thyroid problem
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Excessive sweating from palms and feet is described as hyperhidrosis.
User:can you pleas ego little more details about it?
Doctor:It is associated with a few medical conditions such as fever, hyperthyroidism, endocrine/metabolic disturbances or increased sympathetic overactivity.
Doctor:Without clinical examination and few investigations, it would be difficult to predict which among these could be the cause.
Doctor:Treatment here is individualized depending on the cause.
User:5min please doctor
User:what kind of clinical examination is suggested?
Doctor:You would need a general physical examination to look at your pulse, blood pressure and other vitals.
Doctor:In addition we also need to look for other signs to rule out infection.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:i will relax for couple of days and observe myself, if problem still exists i will consult a doctor. Is this okay?
Doctor:That should be ok.
User:ok doctor
User:thank you
Doctor:You may observe your symptoms for few days and continue to consult a physician if problems persist.
User:sure doctor
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:i am ending the chat
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor