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Hyperhidrosis

Self-care

Self-care options include using aluminum-based antiperspirants to reduce sweating, bathing daily, and wearing clothing made of natural materials that allow skin to breathe.

When to seek immediate medical care

See a doctor immediately if:

  • Chilled
  • Dizzy or lightheaded
  • Chest pain
  • Nauseated
  • Body temperature 104 F (40 C) or higher

When to make a doctor's appointment

Make an appointment to see a doctor if:

  • Sweating disrupts daily routine
  • Sweating suddenly becomes more profuse
  • Night sweats occur for no apparent reason

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