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Underarm Excessive Sweating

Excessive Underarm Sweating and Causes?

Excessive armpit sweating is common and disturbing sweating in the society. There are many forms of excessive underarm sweating. Only at armpit level

Although there is excessive armpit sweating, there is excessive armpit sweating that can go down to the waist of the patient and even flow from the armpit to the hand. This excessive armpit sweating is so much that it goes up to the dress and the jacket worn on it. This makes people very uncomfortable in appearance. Most of our patients choose clothes because of this excessive armpit sweating. They can't wear every outfit. Excessive underarm sweating is often not stinky. They are clear and flowing like water. In a minority, these excessive armpit sweats can be fragrant.

One of the biggest problems in those with excessive underarm sweating can be the irritation of the armpit due to excessive sweating and the inflammation that develops in the armpit hair over time. Excessive armpit sweating is usually the only sweating places. However, excessive sweating is also seen in other places. Excessive hand sweating , excessive facial sweating or excessive foot sweating . Women suffer more from excessive underarm sweating. They both do not look good and cannot wear the clothes they want. There is a wide variety of treatment methods available in the treatment of excessive armpits. A wide variety of sprays and solutions have been developed for excessive underarm sweating. It has been observed to be beneficial for some patients. However, they are not very useful in excessive underarm sweating in the form of dripping. Botox applications have been shown to be beneficial in excessive armpit sweating with this type of sweating. Botox applications should be done with an interval of at most 6 months in excessive armpit sweating. These applications should be repeated in the treatment of excessive sweating. It becomes difficult to be applied by many patients due to the cost and repetition of life-long repetitions. Sympathectomy with clip-on ETS is successfully performed in excessive armpit sweating. With the clip-on ETS, the sympathectomy procedure is performed in as little as 30 minutes. It takes 1 hour for the patient to come to the bed after the procedure. The patient can be discharged after the effect of anesthesia is over. After the sympathectomy with clip-on ETS, patients have stinging pain in the front of the chest or in the back in the early period of the surgery. Sometimes these pains are accompanied by difficulty in breathing. All these complaints are significantly reduced a few hours after the sympathectomy with clip-on ETS. In some patients, the pain that continues for a few days to a few weeks after discharge is in the form of stinging. These pains, which occur after sympathectomy with clip-on ETS, do not interfere with the patient's movement or work. A permanent reduction of 70-80% in axillary sweating is achieved with the clip-on ETS and sympathectomy procedure in excessive armpit sweating. Compared to excessive sweating seen in other regions, the response rate of underarm excessive sweating to sympathectomy performed with clip-on ETS is slightly lower. The reason for this has been shown to be the presence of two types of sweat glands in the armpit and the stimulation of the nerves that operate the armpit sweat glands from many places. Different responses can be obtained in the right and left armpits after the sympathectomy with clip-on ETS applied to some patients with excessive underarm sweating. These differences are probably due to the different sympathetic chain networks. We recommend that patients with only excessive underarm sweating, who will undergo sympathectomy with clip-on ETS, have botox application first. As a result, if desired, a sympathectomy with clip-on ETS is performed. Sympathectomy with clip-on ETS in patients with excessive underarm sweating provides close to 100% dryness in most patients. Reflex sweating is also a condition that should be known in these patients. If unwanted amounts of sweating occur in the armpit after sympathectomy with the clip-on ETS, supportive sweating treatment is given.

koltuk altı terlemesi prof. dr. serdar han
koltuk altı terlemesi prof. dr. serdar han

Ankara Etlik City Hospital Chest, Cardiovascular Diseases Hospital

Varlık, Halil Sezai Erkut Cd. No:5, Yenimahalle/Ankara

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  • Prof. Dr. Serdar Han
  • Prof. Dr. Serdar Han
  • Prof. Dr. Serdar Han
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