Hyperhidrosis is a perplexing problem, it ailment affecting many people. It happens in adolescence, when hormonal disorders and diabetes. Its cause may also be stress and irregular lifestyle.
About hyperhidrosis is when the body produces an excessive amount of sweat. People suffering from it because they still have wet hands, feet and feel the humidity armpits.
The problem is not only an aesthetic nature. Natpotliwość interferes with the reference dating, friendship and career, psycho-physical causes extreme discomfort.
What could be the cause of excessive sweating?
The cause of excessive sweating is overactive sweat glands (eccrine), which are located on the entire surface of the body. Most of them on the hands, feet, around the armpits and groin, which is why in these places diaphoresis is felt the most.
What are the effective treatments for excessive sweating?
The most commonly used and recommended methods should botulinum toxin treatment.
What is the treatment?
The treatment consists of gentle ostrzykiwaniu problematic place. Before the surgery should be carefully define the area of excessive sweating – the most common places that require injection of botulinum toxin overlap in a visible sweat. Sometimes, however, the precise area is difficult, so apply the so-called. hydroiodic starch test (Minor test), the skin is lubricated with iodine and sprinkled with potato starch. They sought after areas after a few minutes become black. The main treatment is to provide the shallow intradermally in designated areas of a small amount of botulinum toxin.
Is the treatment painful?
For most people, treatment is minimally painful, but patients are particularly sensitive can be used anesthetic cream EMLA. If the procedure is performed on the hands or feet, it usually requires anesthesia. The procedure takes about 20 minutes.
What feelings accompany the patient after the procedure?
After the surgery a few hours can be local soreness, minor numbness and tingling fingers. There is a slight risk of flu-like symptoms or fatigue, a slight increase in body temperature, which disappears after a few days.
What effects do you expect?
The therapeutic effect is visible after a few days and maintained for 6 months up to a year after surgery. At this time, they are creating new nerve endings, replacing the previously blocked. This means that the procedure must be repeated. Currently, botulinum toxin injections are the most common and recommended method.