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Posted on Wed, 9 Aug 2017 in Smoking and Alcohol Addiction
Question: I'm 18 years old. I'm having hand and feet sweating problem. I feel anxiety and loose confidence sometimes during some party and talking with someone. Kindly suggest me to which doctor (i mean which specialist) should i go ? Is that general physician case or skin specialist? Give me your best possible suggestion as well. Any medicines?
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Answered by Dr. Matt Wachsman 46 minutes later
Brief Answer:
pretty much anyone

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

There are a few features to this that can be explicated by any physician. First, diagnosing what is going on. Medication effects, hyperthyroidism, anything that might provoke a fever or overstimulation of the nervous system (diabetes, hormone imbalance) or nerves.

Treatment is easier. Strong antiperspirants will work. Botox will work; it is not very risky but much more expensive.

Dermatologists or a general internist would either be reasonable. An internist is a bit better for diagnosis. Dermatologist for treatment but either would likely be fine.

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