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Sweating in palm and legs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
Doctor :   r u thr?
Doctor :   hello

User :   my friend gets sweating very frequently under normal climatic conditions in palm and legs. is there any treatment to help him out
Doctor :   yes
User :   hello sir...sorry i was typing question...
Doctor :   what he has is a condition called hyperhydrosis
Doctor :   thats alright
User :   what's the possible treatment for this?
Doctor :   I'll just check out what are the brand names in india, just give me a moment
Doctor :   and i'll let you know
User :   sure...m here

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   The chemical is an antipresperant called drysol
Doctor :   I'm just rying to find you a brand name
Doctor :   You can buy it without a prescrition at any pharmacy
User :   oh is it?
Doctor :   yes

User :   how to use this medicene? and what about side affects?
Doctor :   you have to use it by local application
Doctor :   IT gives good relief

Doctor :   but you should use it sparingly, and only when really needed
Doctor :   if it is really very bothrsome
User :   yeah that's fine

Doctor :   there are other options- surgery is one

User :   is this like a temporary relief??
User :   Sir, what are the details of surgery?
Doctor :   yes- the medicine is a temporary relief only
User :   can you tell me brand name of medicine drysol and details of surgery?
Doctor :   The surgery is performed by a neuro
Doctor :   Some use botox injections to reduce the sweating by targetting the nerves
Doctor :   to reduce sweating
User :   oh fine sir. i will suggest him to try medicine initially
User :   lets see how it relieves him
Doctor :   ok
User :   later we can get neuro surgeon details from you
Doctor :   just be sure to mention that he should use ot sparingly
User :   can you tell the brand name of the medicine??
Doctor :   I'm sorry the site is a little slow today
User :   that's fine sir.
User :   thanks for your help.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   You can go to a pharmacy and ask them by drug name
Doctor :   and they should be able to give you that
User :   yeah sure. thanks again
Doctor :   Bye for now
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