Excessive Sweating NYC - (212) 644-6454 - New York, NY


New York Dermatology 30 East 60th Street (Park/Madison) 8th Floor Suite 805 New York, NY

  • Excessive Sweating NYC Treatment Center in New York, NY
  • 212.644.6454
  • Opened 7 Days a Week for Treatment
  • Treatments that can help control excessive sweating can include: 
  • a regular over-the-counter antiperspirant
  • apply it in the evening, 
  • both in the morning and the evening
  • best results newer over-the-counter antiperspirant, such as Secret Clinical Strength (Aluminum Zirconium Trichlorohydrex) 
  • Hydrosal Professional (Aluminum Chloride Hexahydrate 15%) 
  • over-the-counter antiperspirant, such as Certain Dri, with Aluminum Chloride 12% 
  • prescription strength antiperspirant, such as DrySol, with Aluminum Chloride 20%, 
  • Xerac AC, with Aluminum Chloride 6.25% anticholinergic medications, although because of their side effects, such as dry mouth, constipation, and drowsiness, etc.,
  •  they are more helpful for
  • generalized hyperhidrosis, and not teens who just have sweaty palms or excessive armpit sweating Other treatments 
  • for excessive sweating 
  • more commonly used in adults can 
  • include 
  • local sweat gland excision 
  • endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy
  • surgical treatments for excessive sweating
  • iontophoresis, in which low-level electrical current is applied to the skin's surface to reduce sweat production
  • botox injections 
  • don't apply an antiperspirant right after shaving use a cool blow drier (don't use a warm or hot setting) to help dry your skin if necessary before applying an antiperspirant applying hydrocortisone cream or topical baking soda after you wash away the antiperspirant may help to decrease the chances of skin irritation. 
  • Unlike the odorless sweat that is produced by eccrine glands, apocrine glands produce sweat that, once it has contact with bacteria, has a distinct body odor.
  • Unlike the generalized excessive sweating that someone with hyperthyroidism might have, a teen with primary focal hyperhidrosis will probably just have sweaty palms, sweaty feet, sweaty armpits and/or excessive facial sweating. 
  • Children, especially teens, normally sweat when
  • it is hot eating spicy foods exercising they are angry, anxious, or nervous, etc.
  • they have a fever Excessive Sweating Causes There are a 
  • number of medical conditions that can cause excessive sweating, including:
  •  hyperthyroidism diabetes mellitus cancer infections heart failure medication side effects drug withdrawal
  • Most teens with excessive sweating and no other symptoms will have primary focal hyperhidrosis though, in which the excessive sweating is limited to just one or more areas of their bodies, it is bilateral and symmetric (for example, both hands or both armpits), and stops while they are sleeping.
  • 212.644.6454