Severe underarm sweating is a medical condition known as severe primary axillary hyperhidrosis, which involves overactive sweat glands. Hyperhidrosis can also affect the hands and feet. Sweat is your body’s temperature regulator. In severe primary hyperhidrosis, sweating significantly exceeds the body’s normal requirements for cooling. In this condition, sweating can occur without any reason, and it is common to ruin clothing from excessive sweating even in cool temperatures and can be very socially distressing. Excessive body sweating needs medical evaluation before treatment begins. We treat our Baltimore Hyperhydrosis patients with injections of Botox® Therapeutic, which is very helpful in controlling this condition*. Prescription antiperspirants or iontophoresis may help in milder cases.
*Please note that results from this treatment may vary. Please contact our office to see if you are a good candidate for Hyperhidrosis treatments.