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Heavy sweating in armpit, weight gain. Cure?

In the past 5-6 months I have not been able to control my arm pit perspiration . I first though my deodorant was wearing out or something, but I switched to a couple different brands and have had no luck in controlling the sweat. I even started using mitchum which is supposed to be a great product. I have gained probably 40 pounds in the last year and a half and i thought maybe from by body changing that it affected my sweat glands. Hoping to get some kind of cure because I cant even wear a t shirt for a whole ten minutes without sweating through it even though im just sitting not doing any strenuous activities
Asked On : Sun, 1 Apr 2012
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It seems that you are having axillary hyperhidrosis. There may be some cause or idiopathic i.e. without cause. Anxiety,hyperthyroidism,DM,tumors,gout,drugs,mercury poisoning,menopause, pheochromocytoma, Parkinson's disease...etc may be responsible. You consult dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
Aluminium chloride solution may applied or sprinkled on affected area would improve the condition. Anti cholinergic drugs are also used. Oxybutynine may be taken. Probanthine is also commonly taken to reduce hyperhidrosis.
Iontophoresis,botox inections and surgical procedures are other methods for the treatment. So, you consult dermatologist and go for proper treatment..ok
I hope you got my answer.

Dr. Ilyas Patel M.D.
Answered: Sun, 17 Nov 2013
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