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I am facing problem of excess sweating since 2 months.

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Dr. Kakkar S.

Dermatologist

Practicing since :2002

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Posted on Sun, 31 Mar 2019 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I am facing problem of excess sweating since 2 months. A month ago, I had sweating in my palms and feet. That stopped. Now, I am having excessive sweating under arms. This is happening even when I am in AC. I want to know how we can reduce this.
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 11 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Regarding hyperhidrosis

Detailed Answer:
hello and welcome to ask a doctor service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

I suggest you to use aluminium chloride hexahydrate 20% solution (Aldry lotion), every night

hope I have answered your query. Let me know if you need any more assistance.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
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Follow up: Dr. Kakkar S. 3 days later
Hello doctor,

Can you describe in detail how to use this lotion? And for how many days should I use it? Any side effects?
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Regarding axillary hyperhidrosis

Detailed Answer:
Hi.

Use it once in 24 hours ( every night ) for 4- 6 weeks on both axillae. It may sting a little when you apply. That is fine. However if it cause irritation/ redness/rash, then you need to discontinue.

take care
Let me know if you need any more assistance.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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