What is Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)?

Excessive sweating is perspiration which occurs continuously even the person is not in a warm environment or does not face a situation that requires sweating.

Why excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) occurs?

Excessive sweating occurs in conditions such as;

  • Active sweat gland (genetic transiet)
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Spicy food consumption
  • Pulmonary diseases, tuberculosis
  • High fever and infections
  • Vitamin C deficiencies in children
  • Diabetes
  • Expressive or stressful situations (anxiety)
  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
  • Exercise, sports activities
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Extreme coffee consumption
  • Heart disease
  • Cancer
  • Menopause
  • Fatigue

How to prevent excessive sweating?

Detection of the cause of excessive sweating is important for treatment. Antiperspirant creams are one of the first solutions to be chosen for armpit sweats. It can also be used in cases of hand and foot sweats. Recently botox injections, ionophoresis and surgical treatments have been used for excessive sweating problems.

How botox injection is applied for Regional sweating treatment?

After application of the local anesthetic cream, botulinum toxin is injected into the skin and the nerve endings are temporarily paralyzed. In underarm applications are not painful. So local anesthetic cream is sufficient. However in hand and foot application, anesthesia or sedation may be required because it is a painful procedure.

Botox injection is used to treat armpit, hand and foot sweats. It is in slightly different rates and doses which is used for cosmetic purposes. Very successful results are obtained.

To whom Botox injection can not be applied?


  • Pregnant women,
  • Botox allergy,
  • Gentamicin and quinidine users,
  • Patients with muscle diseases can not be applied to.

How long time does regional sweating botox treatment take?

Botox application takes about 20 minutes.

How long does regional sweating botox treatment effect last?

The effect of treatment continues for 8-10 months.

Does Botox have any side effects in hand application?

The hand can be temporarily restrained in movements after botox treatment.

How Iontophoresis is applied for Regional sweating treatment?

Iontophoresis is used for excessive hand and foot sweating. In this method hands and feet are exposed to low intensity electric current.

How long does Iontophoresis treatment take?

The application takes 20-30 minutes. Initially, treatment is done once every 3 days and then once a week. After 4-7 weeks of treatment, sweating can be completely stopped.

How long does Iontophoresis treatment effect last?

The effect of treatment continues for 2-12 weeks.

To whom Iontophoresis treatment can not be applied?


  • Pregnant women,
  • Patients with bone implants and metallic implants can not be applied to.

What is our Dermatology Doctors Eda Tiftikçi and Tuğba Türe’s comments on Excessive Sweating Treatment?

The dermatology department looks at the excessive sweating problem. It is recommended that you do not trust the information on the Internet without any face-to-face medical examination.

How much does Excessive Sweating Treatment cost?

Excessive sweating treatment prices vary depending on the region to be applied and the treatment process. If you have any questions about excessive sweating treatment, you can immediately make an appointment with our Dermatology doctors Eda Tiftikçi and Tuğba Türe.

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