There are two types of hyperhidrosis. The majority of patients suffer from Primary Focal Hyperhidrosis.
Primary hyperhidrosis has no known cause. There are no underlying medical problems and it is not a side effect of medications. It affects particular parts of the body most commonly the hands, feet underarms or the face/head and usually affects both sides. Many patients have more than one part of the body affected. It usually begins in childhood or adolescence and sometimes runs in families.
Your may have primary hyperhydrosis if you:
Hyperhydrosis secondary to medical conditions (hyperthyroidism, menopause etc) may not respond to treatment.
What can be done?
After a face-to-face consultation, a variety of treatment options will be discussed. If you are suitable for treatment, all details will be outlined at the consultation appointment.