An outpatient operation, the final solution to hyperhidrosis

Written by: Top Doctors®
Published: | Updated: 09/12/2017
Edited by: Top Doctors®

The sweating is a physiological process that is the human race to reduce body temperature as a reaction to its increase due to external heat, sports, diseases, etc, but at the same time, heavy sweating can become a social problem and hygiene staff, excessive sweating.

In this case there is an outpatient operation that may represent a final solution to excessive underarm sweating or hyperhidrosis, when this becomes a really unbearable for the patient social problem sometimes.

¿? consisting in the operation to solve the hyperhidrosis

The operation involves incisions in the armpit, under local anesthesia and the extirpation of most of the surface of the small glands sweat axillary area, on an outpatient basis.

¿There results against hyperhidrosis


If intervention against hyperhidrosis gives lasting results. Sweating drops between 60 and 80%, constantly. So consider an operation that provides patients with a definitive solution to the problem of hyperhidrosis. Patient satisfaction is often extremely high.

¿who are candidates for operation Hyperhidrosis


Anyone with hyperhidrosis or excessive underarm sweating not suffering significant illness or significant coagulation disorders.

¿Hyperhidrosis operation has the side effects


Uncommon solution and usually spontaneous hematomas and potential scarring defects, etc.


¿There are other alternatives to hyperhidrosis


Yesifsisuponiendo que. There are other alternatives to hyperhidrosis, but not normally represent a definitive solution. One is the use of botulinum toxin, Botox® ;, gives satisfactory results, but to be performed periodically over two or three sessions per year. Another option is surgery of the sympathetic ganglia, but it is a major surgery with general anesthesia and admission to the clinic.

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