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Excessive sweating

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Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)

Hyperhidrosis is the condition of excessive sweating. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatments, as well as self-care.

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Neurotoxins - ACD

Neurotoxins are a group of substances that are used in dermatology to treat hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating). They are also used to reduce wrinkles, most commonly those around the eyes and on the forehead

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Sweat

Sweat's main function is to control body temperature.

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Axillary hyperhidrosis

Axillary hyperhidrosis, or excessive underarm sweating, is a common condition affecting up to 3% of the population. Axillary hyperhidrosis usually starts in childhood or adolescence but some people first experience it as adults.

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Palmar hyperhidrosis - ACD

Palmar hyperhidrosis, or excessive hand sweating, is a common condition affecting 1-3% of the population. It usually starts in childhood or adolescence. Sweaty hands can significantly affect a person socially and emotionally.

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Hyperhidrosis - ACD

Hyperhidrosis is the name given to excessive or uncontrollable sweating. See Axillary; Palmar; Plantar; Compensatory. Axillary hyperhidrosis, or excessive underarm sweating, is a common condition affecting up to 3% of the population.

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Plantar hyperhidrosis - ACD

Also known as sweaty feetPlantar hyperhidrosis is a common condition affecting 1-3% of the population

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Compensatory hyperhidrosis - ACD

Compensatory hyperhidrosis is a common, post-surgical complication of endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (ETS surgery).

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5 ways to exercise | Exercise and eating well | ReachOut Australia

If lycra and excessive sweat are your personal ideas of hell on earth, then Joe Gorman's 5 simple tips for getting active without exercising are definitely for you.

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Sweat test | The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

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