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Hyperhidrosis or Sweaty Feet

HYPERHYDROSIS

What is it?

Hyperhydrosis is a medical condition that causes extreme perspiration. It is a condition that can be episodic or continuous, and is controlled by the sympathetic nervous system. The main types of hyperhydrosis are: palmer hyperhydrosis, axillary hyperhydrosis and plantar hyperhydrosis.

Plantar Hyperhydrosis refers to excessive sweating of the feet. It is a known cause of foot odor and athlete’s feet. Many patients with Hyperhydrosis are self-conscious and may avoid social contact when it involves removing footwear.

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