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The management of localised hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, affects about 1% of the UK population. It causes considerable social, psychological and occupational problems. While it may be difficult to treat, there are several therapeutic options, including antiperspirants, anticholinergics, iontophoresis, botulinum toxin injections and sympathectomy. This article suggests an approach to help patients with primary localised hyperhidrosis.
Dermatology in practice 2002; 10(2): 22–25
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