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Remedy for profuse sweating on palms and feet - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi
User :   my hand and foot will swet a lot...
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   i feel uncomfort 2 shake hand with friends and all
Doctor :   The question that i have placed is essential in assessing a few parameters in you
User :   im 25 years old, male, xxxxxx, xxxxxx, 63kg
Doctor :   Since when are you having it and What measures have you taken till now
User :   from past 2 years.. i have not taken any measures
Doctor :   Sweating is your body's mechanism to cool itself. Hyperhidrosis is the secretion of sweat in amounts greater than needed to cool the body.
Doctor :   Focal hyperhidrosis like the one that you have on your Palms and Soles usually begins before age 20 and isn't associated with an underlying condition.
Doctor :   Sometimes has been thought to have a Genetic component to it but not proven yet
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User :   yes
User :   is there any solution to avoid this..?
Doctor :   Iontophoresis. In this procedure, a dermatologist uses a battery-powered device to deliver a low level of electrical current to the hands or feet, while the patient's body is immersed in water.
Doctor :   temporarily block sweat glands. Treatments last about 15 to 30 minutes and are often performed once a day for a couple of weeks
Doctor :   a procedure known as endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy can also be performed to relieve your symptoms
Doctor :   These are few measure that you can follow
Doctor :   Dry your feet thoroughly after you bathe
Doctor :   Choose shoes and socks made of natural materials
Doctor :   leather, can help prevent sweaty feet by allowing your feet to breathe.
Doctor :   Cotton and wool socks help keep your feet dry because they absorb moisture.
Doctor :   Change socks or hose once or twice a day, drying your feet thoroughly each time
Doctor :   relaxation techniques such as yoga, meditation help you learn to control the stress that triggers perspiration.
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User :   is there any other solution for sweaty palms
Doctor :   Keep them Dry and use Talcum powder which will help in absorbing the Moisture
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User :   thats it.. thank you
Doctor :   You are welcome ,
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