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Treatment for sweaty palms and feet - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hello doc
User :   i have a problem - my palms and feet are alwayz sweating
User :   i mean in excess
Doctor :   Ok
User :   is it a disease
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since
Doctor :   when have you got it?
User :   from my childhood
User :   but i didnt had any medication
Doctor :   WHat is the age
Doctor :   Does it run in families
User :   25
User :   NO
User :   :(
Doctor :   Do you see it in sleep also
User :   NO. . .
Doctor :   does it it impair daily activities
User :   yes .. .
Doctor :   do you have shaking of hands
User :   shaking ???
User :   u mean shivering. . .
Doctor :   uyes
User :   No... .
Doctor :   This is probably a condition called Idiopathic hyperhydrosis
User :   ok
Doctor :   Although not worrisome, it hinders ones recreational tasks and daily living
Doctor :   The primary purpose of sweating is to assist in maintaining temperature, skin hydration, and fluid and electrolyte balance
Doctor :   at times it exceeds and cause such prob
User :   ok
Doctor :   HTere are some medications available but i have no idea about them in INdia
Doctor :   they usually contain aluminium metal as creams
Doctor :   These over-the-counter products are only successful in treating patients with very mild symptoms.
User :   ok
Doctor :   there is also a process called iontophoresis that is done , otherwise a botox injection is also give sometime
Doctor :   The cause is unknown most of th etimes
Doctor :   So you see a dermatologist for the treatment options and opinion
Doctor :   OK
User :   are u in bangalore . . do u any doctor
User :   ^know
Doctor :   I am a general practitioner
Doctor :   I can refer you to
User :   plz .. .
Doctor :   a dermatologist or you cam search for one at our homepge
Doctor :   near your area
User :   may i know ur refernce ???
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   THese are you r contact details
Doctor :   One of our doctors will get back to you soon with all the relevant details.
Doctor :   OK
User :   plz make a call to this number 0000
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting,bye
User :   bye. . . thank u
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