Hyperhidrosis is a common condition where a person sweats excessively

  15 Mei 2024 10:25 - Many people think that if someone's palms are often wet with sweat, this is a symptom of pneumonia. It turns out that this assumption is not always correct, you know. Frequent sweating and wet palms are not just symptoms of pneumonia, they could be symptoms of hyperhidrosis.

Reporting from, hyperhidrosis is a common condition where a person sweats excessively, both throughout the body and in certain areas.

The main symptom of hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating. This is more than just sweating from being in a hot environment, exercising, feeling anxious or stressed. Hyperhidrosis usually attacks the hands, feet, armpits or face.

Hyperhidrosis is very disturbing for sufferers. Apart from the comfort factor, social factors are also affected. Wet clothes in certain areas, accompanied by body odor, also worsen this condition.

Therefore, it is important to know information about the meaning, symptoms, and how to treat hyperhidrosis. If you are interested, please read the information below.

The following is the definition, symptoms, and how to treat hyperhidrosis. As reported by from various sources, Tuesday (14/5).

Definition of hyperhidrosis disease.

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Adapting from the official website of the National Library of Medicine, Hyperhidrosis is a disorder of excessive sweating due to excessive stimulation of cholinergic receptors in the eccrine glands. This disorder is characterized by sweating in excess of the amount used by the body for homestatic temperature regulation.

There are two main types of hyperhidrosis. First, primary hyperhidrosis. This disease is the most common form, where excessive sweating usually occurs in certain areas such as the hands, feet, armpits, or face. The cause is not known with certainty, but there is often a genetic predisposition.

Second, secondary hyperhidrosis. This disease occurs as a result of other medical conditions, such as thyroid disorders, diabetes, menopause, infections, or use of certain medications. Excessive sweating in this type tends to occur all over the body.

Symptoms of hyperhidrosis.

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Quoting from the Cleveland Clinic page, the main symptom of hyperhidrosis is sweating. When you sweat, you may also feel:

- Wet on the skin surface.
- Clothes get damp quickly.
- Fluid droplets drip from the cheeks or forehead.
- Itching and inflammation when sweat irritates the skin.
- Body odor, which occurs when bacteria on the skin mix with sweat particles.
- Cracked or peeling skin on the feet.

Symptoms of hyperhidrosis can vary in severity. You may feel mild symptoms that come and go, and vice versa.

How to treat hyperhidrosis.

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Reporting from the Cleveland Clinic, hyperhidrosis treatment can involve various approaches, depending on the severity and cause of the condition. A health care provider or dermatologist can help find the right treatment options for you.

However, you can treat the symptoms of hyperhidrosis at home by doing these activities:

- use antiperspirant and deodorant. The best deodorants for hyperhidrosis are aluminum-based products.

- Shower or bathe more often.

- Wear clothes that absorb sweat, for example cotton.

- Avoid using clothes or fabrics made from mixed materials and polyester.

That is the meaning, symptoms, and how to treat hyperhidrosis. If you experience hyperhidrosis, it is very important to consult a doctor or dermatologist. They can determine the exact cause and recommend the most appropriate treatment, based on your specific condition and needs. Hopefully this information is useful, OK!

(Intern/Zidan Fajri)