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Sweating palms, Idiopathic hyperhydrosis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   Hi Doc
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   pl proceed
Doctor :   with the query
User :   My query is my Palam sweat a lot, as a result I feel very embarasssed, when ever in meetings while shaking hands, and hence avoid shaking in meetings
User :   Is there any medicine I can use
User :   I have been applying some solution but its on no help
User :   I think its ALDRY
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   27,Male,Software Engineer,Bangalore,Single,70,5.10,Yes
User :   This is happening right from my childhood, but these days sweating is increrased
User :   R U there ??
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Have you tried aluminium choloride
Doctor :   apart from these
Doctor :   you hve to use the hanky very often
User :   yes initially i was advised aluminium chloride, then doc suggested to use Iontoporosis therapy which I used for few months, but was not helpful
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes I have to use Hanky every time, and it makes me feel embarased when ever people ask my why I use it
Doctor :   if it is not wiht Iontophoresis then the Botulinum toxin or surgery
User :   Now my parents are planning for my marriage and i am worried that girl will not accespt me if she comes to know this problem
Doctor :   Look the Idiopathic hyperhydrososi
Doctor :   is a very difficult to treat
Doctor :   ad the doc have to scratch the chins most of the times
User :   Not aware of these treatments
Doctor :   so one has to try all the methods before it can
Doctor :   be controlled
User :   never heard them before
Doctor :   I suggest you to approch the doctor to ask about them
Doctor :   there is cervical sympathetectomy as a part of surgery
User :   So please advise what would be the best thing I can do
Doctor :   That is what I am trying to say
Doctor :   One has to try all the treatments
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   it is very difficult to manage such
User :   does these have any side effects
Doctor :   problems
Doctor :   next option you have is Botulinum toxin injection to the nerve
Doctor :   or the surgery
Doctor :   cervical sympathetectomy as a part of surgery
Doctor :   Please confirm your details
User :   are these minor or major surjeries, i mean to say can i go back home after the surjery ot have to be hospitalised
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Doctor :   Botulinum toxin is a day case
Doctor :   you can leave house immediately
Doctor :   the other option of surgery ahs to be discussed with the surgeion
User :   how frequent I have to undergo this, is it permananent
User :   and how much it would cost
Doctor :   By blocking the release of acetylcholine, botulinum toxin can also temporarily reduce sweat production.
Doctor :   some patients find that shorter duration treatments three times a week are required for maintenance.
User :   cost??
Doctor :   Cost is not known to me for the surgery
Doctor :   I can find out and say it to you
User :   yes please
Doctor :   You can call up
Doctor :   at 080-0000
Doctor :   12PM to 6PM
Doctor :   Monday to Friday
Doctor :   and give your details
Doctor :   and we can help you with the cost and the days of hospitalisation
Doctor :   Read this comment
Doctor :   now
Doctor :   palmar hyperhidrosis who fail topical therapies and iontophoresis, and who do not tolerate or get relief from BTX, can be treated effectively with endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (ETS). Side effects, especially compensatory hyperhidrosis in other parts of the body, may reduce long-term patient satisfaction with this procedure. ETS can also be used for axillary hyperhidrosis, but the relapse rate is high.
User :   what is this hospital name and the address
Doctor :   This is HealthcareMagic
Doctor :   Whitefiled
Doctor :   field
Doctor :   not a hospital
Doctor :   anything else
Doctor :   you need
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User :   No thats fine, Many Thanks for your help,
Doctor :   Ok bye
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Doctor :   how can i help you?
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