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Posted on Tue, 4 Jul 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I am constantly sweating on my head. My hair drips sweat even I am just seating on the couch. is there any type of deodorant or shampoo I could use to control this a bit?
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Remedy for hyperhidrosis

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you for writing to us

I am dr. kakkar (dermatologist).
I have gone through your query and I have noted your concern.

For hyperhidrosis you may try taking a tablet of glycopyrrolate 1mg, twice daily. It is a prescription medication. The dose may be titrated upwards depending on the response. However prior to that I would like to rule out any secondary causes like thyroid, anxiety disorder etc

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