Axillary Hyperhidrosis Treatments
July 5, 2012
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Axillary Hyperhidrosis is the medical term for excessive sweating
in the armpit of a person. It is also known as underarm sweating.
Axillary Hyperhidrosis involves extreme dripping sweat in
the armpits. This sweat is almost totally resistant to all the types
and other odor controlling medication. There are some other
types of Hyperhidrosis which involve various parts of the body like
feet and face etc. and axillary hyperhidrosis can be present
in a person in addition to these parts or may be alone.
some cases of unilateral axillary hyperhidrosis are also
noticed where patients have excessive sweating in one armpit but
in the other. The cases of unilateral axillary hyperhidrosis
but they are more stressful in social sector and can create
anxiety and depression in the person suffering from it.
Sweating is necessary for our body as it keeps the temperature
of our body and also some balance of the salts to be optimum but
hyperhidrosis is a medical problem that involves more sweating than
what is required by our body. It is obvious that persons who are
suffering from axillary hyperhidrosis have to observe certain restrictions
in case of some fabrics and colors as sweat can leave stains on
the cloth. Some problems of skins are also induced in some patients
which should be immediately treated. Social and functional working
of the person is directly affected by axillary hyperhidrosis.
Cause of axillary hyperhidrosis
The main reason of axillary hyperhidrosis is the over-stimulating
of sympathetic nervous system. This condition has direct relation
to the mental state of the person and also the environment around
his being—anxiety stress emotional stimuli and similar psychological
factors pay a great role in enhancing the condition of axillary hyperhidrosis.
The condition generally starts in adolescence;
however some patients have been reported to have this even in their
pre-teen years. In women it generally starts
after puberty; however there are no hormonal connections that are
established with this disease.
Treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis
The frequency of cure varies from
person to person—antiperspirants medication surgical
procedures are all there but they have fewer effects and
sometimes have more side effects. Etiology of axillary hyperhidrosis
is not properly known though it is said that sympathetic
nervous system is the cause but it is not a wholesome theory—this
in turn leads to an improper way and the treatments that
have many side effects or are utterly useless for majority
Surgical treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis
Old surgical procedure had many disadvantages with its side effects
as they left large scars and was also subjected to long wound healing
period. The dressing of these wounds was complex and there was limited
motion left for the shoulders of the person who had undergone surgery.
The hair loss in the armpit was permanent! Though new and advanced
techniques of surgical procedures have been developed but still
there are many issues that remain with the post-operation period—there
are chances of side effects that can trouble the patients now and
After surgery there can be occasional skin loss in the
underarm area which if gets healed leaves a scar in axilla.
Sometimes surgery of axillary hyperhidrosis causes discoloration
and hardening of the skin which may take months to disappear.
Post surgery period may include fluid collection hematoma
and infection in the underarm area.
It is clear that surgical treatments have
been developed in their technology but they have failed to provide
a comprehensive treatment for axillary hyperhidrosis. Patients still complain
about the side effects or even the total failure of the treatment
and studies have found that around 10% people find surgical treatments
ineffective in their axillary hyperhidrosis.