Underarm excessive sweating, also called axillary hyperhidrosis, can be uncontrollable, annoying and embarrassing. From the discomfort of sweat running down your sides, to the embarrassment of obvious sweat stains, to the fear of being laughed at, uncontrollable underarm sweating can make them even more anxious especially in social situations. Individuals with hyperhidrosis may feel that this has hinder the way they have lived and is affecting their quality of life.
Treatment for Sweaty Armpits (Hyperhidrosis)
With the aid of technology, there are multiple of treatment options and preventive measures you can consider to resolve your sweat-soaked shirt problems.
- Over the Counter/ Prescription Antiperspirants: an topical product that is applied on the surface of the skin
- Microwave Therapy
- Neurotoxin Injections
Our preferred method is to use neurotoxin injections to control the axillary hyperhidrosis (excessive underarm sweating). Neurotoxin injections are drugs that temporarily paralyze the muscles such as reducing facial movements (to reduce wrinkles) and blocking the secretion of the chemical that activates the sweat glands to stop sweat. A simple and painless procedure, with minimal to no downtime.
Solutions to Treating Sweaty Underarms & Palms
Dr Chiam CT