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Excessive Sweating

Excessive Sweating services offered in Fort Worth, TX

Do you experience frequent, embarrassing sweating at the most inopportune times? If so, you don’t have to live with it. At Elite Skin Center in Fort Worth, Texas, experienced aesthetic specialist Angela Bailey, RN, and her staff use Morpheus8 radiofrequency microneedling technology to treat hyperhidrosis and prevent anxiety-provoking excessive sweating. Call the office to learn more or schedule an appointment online today.

Excessive Sweating Q & A

What is excessive sweating?

Excessive sweating, also called hyperhidrosis, is a condition that causes you to sweat more than most other people. It might make you sweat even while resting or in cooler temperatures. Hyperhidrosis can lead to anxiety or make you feel embarrassed. If this is the case, see the Elite Skin Center specialists for an evaluation. 

What are the symptoms of excessive sweating?

Symptoms associated with excessive sweating include:

  • Sweating when you’re not exercising
  • Sweat that drips off your hands or forehead
  • Sweat that soaks through your clothes
  • Feeling embarrassed because of sweating
  • Social anxiety associated with excessive sweat
  • Clammy hands

Hyperhidrosis might make you prone to developing skin infections, and it can negatively affect your emotions, school, or job.

What are the risk factors for excessive sweating?

The cause of hyperhidrosis isn’t always clear. It often results when nerves signal sweat glands become overactive. Medical conditions that can cause excessive sweating include:

  • Menopause in women
  • Nervous system problems
  • Infections 
  • Diabetes 
  • Low blood sugar
  • Some cancers 
  • Infections
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Opioid withdrawal

Taking certain medicines can also cause excessive sweating. Your Elite Skin Center provider works to find its root cause and offers effective treatments to reduce sweating.

How is excessive sweating diagnosed?

To determine if you have excessive sweating, your doctor reviews your symptoms, medical history, and lifestyle. They check your vital signs, complete a physical exam, and may order blood, urine, or other lab tests. You might also need sweat tests.

How is excessive sweating treated?

The most common treatments for hyperhidrosis include:

  • Nerve-blocking medicines
  • Prescription antiperspirants
  • Prescription creams
  • Botox® injections
  • Microwave therapy
  • Radiofrequency microneedling

Elite Skin Center uses Morpheus8 microneedling to reduce excessive sweating. During treatment, they clean and numb the affected area and use a hand-held device that contains very tiny needles. Doing so makes small skin tears. It also emits painless radiofrequency energy into targeted tissues and gently heats the skin without any pain. 

You might need multiple treatment sessions to achieve optimal results. Your Elite Skin Center provider customizes each treatment based on your needs.

To get treated for excessive sweating, call the Elite Skin Center office or use the online scheduler today.

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