I Have Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Hyperhidrosis. You're not alone. 313 People

    I just want to start off by saying

    that I haven't been diagnosed with Hyperhydrosis but to me its obvious that I have it because I sweat excessively to the extent that it ruins my life. It started when I was in 6th grade. Whenever we had tests I would get so nervous and my hands would start dripping and pouring...
    wanttobehappy123 wanttobehappy123
    18-21, F
    Mar 30

    Hi! i have hyperhidrosis

    since i was born. but at the moment is when i feel it affects me the most. im single and i just find so difficult to explain to someone i like that i sweat a lot! like a loooot! i would like people un here to add me so we can chat and share experiences.
    inita inita
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 2, 2015

    One time when I was 10 someone tried to hold my

    hand and I pulled away quickly but they pulled a disgusted face and said "Eww why is your hand wet" and being the egg who cracks under pressure that I am stuttered "I....I licked them". Real smooth past me, real smooth!
    LucyQuillin LucyQuillin
    13-15, F
    Mar 26

    I’m at the wheel with a knot in my stomach.

    . I have a full car and sunlight is pouring in.. there’s nowhere I can hide my hands..They aren’t sweating yet, but I’ve learned a long time ago that this glimmer of hope that they stay dry is foolish.. I’ve already accepted the mess this will inevitably turn into.. I...
    XavierFn XavierFn
    31-35, M
    Jan 8

    I have to get a new flute

    because my sweaty palms have caused the screws and rods to get all rusted beyond repair. Just amazing
    Bubba48260 Bubba48260
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Sep 22, 2015

    I'm fifteen and I have had to go through more

    than any normal kid. I want to be able to be care free and be able to blindly fall in love but I always seem to push people away because of my HH. I have a bad case of palmar hyperhydrosis and it feels like I've tried everything. The antiperspirants, the stuff you put on at...
    shayleeeeee shayleeeeee
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 18, 2014

    Hh Is Ruining My Life...

    I dont know where to start..... Im 16 now. Ive had HH (armpit, feet, hands) since i was a kid. I cant remember much about it but i do remember my hands sliding down the pencil when i was trying to write. I didnt care much about it when i was a child but since i became aware of my...
    hannie0702 hannie0702
    22-25, F
    15 Responses Oct 30, 2011

    I would like to write an ebook about peoples

    daily struggles with hyperhidrosis I think it will help people to understand the condition. Who would be interested in helping to contribute to it?
    pbarn pbarn
    31-35, M
    Feb 2

    After reading through these comments,

    I went to the doctors and asked to be prescribed Propantheline Bromide for my hyperhidrosis. I have lived with HH for approx. 12 years and it is now becoming worse and ruining my life. My hands and armpits are probably the worst for sweating and also feet. I have been taking...
    BS22 BS22
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 21, 2015

    I don't know whether this works

    or not but it's natural technique without any side effects to treat hyperhidrosis, so I'm going to try this for sure. If anybody are interested to try this on their own feel free to refer the link mentioned below. http://www.ayurpedia.org/ayurvedic-remedy-for-sweating-in-the...
    AlphaLion AlphaLion
    26-30, M
    Sep 21, 2015

    Hyperhidrosis is such a hard thing to talk

    about, especially for someone like me, who is still going through middle school, the years where people are constantly at eachothers throats and pointing out the smallest things. It all started in third grade, when I thought not many people would notice. I had no idea what was...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 6

    This May Help You!

    To my fellow hyperhidrosis sufferers I have been doing a lot of research for the past couple of years on things that can possibly help reduce or cure the sweating. Here are somethings I've tried that's helped me a little or not much at all. SweatBlock for the armpits works...
    Daliaa Daliaa
    22-25, F
    5 Responses May 30, 2013

    I've had HH (hyperhidrosis) ever

    since I was 5 . I suffer from having sweaty armpits every day & it really brings me down . I've tried literally everything you can think of & I even went & bought this product called "Certain Dri" that all my doctors said would work . It seems it only made my condition worse...
    momo335 momo335
    16-17, F
    Apr 1, 2015

    Hyperhidrosis Walk

    We should have a hyperhidrosis walk ! Just like aids, and breast cancer does because we all sufferers OF HH PRETTY sure go through some hard things.
    Jahkaya97 Jahkaya97
    16-17, F
    6 Responses Oct 21, 2012

    Hyperhidrosis has been with me

    since I can remember. The doctor told my mom that nothing could be done about it, and that some people feel butterflies when they are nervous, but I would just sweat. I was born in north Mexico, and the hot weather has always made it worse. My sweat comes primarily from my hands...
    flightattendantlife flightattendantlife
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Apr 11, 2015

    Hey everyone. I have had HH

    since I was born, but once I hit puberty things spiraled out of control. My HH has taken over my life and affected my self esteem greatly. I lived in fear everyday that someone would try to give me a high five at school or we would do an activity at school which involved...
    aidenwinford aidenwinford
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 16, 2015

    This May Be One Answer To Hh!!!!

    I just found out some valuable information concerning HH. I have Palmer and Plantar Hyperhidrosis (I have very warm hands and feet, not cold) and some other excessive sweating. It has been a difficult thing for me. The only times that it seemed to subside somewhat was when I was...
    BecomingMyself BecomingMyself
    18-21
    2 Responses Jun 8, 2011

    Has Anyone Been Prescribed Propantheline Bromide As A Cure For Hyperhydrosis?

    I have put a lot of time into researching hyperhydrosis and one of the medications recommended by the NHS (UK) is "propantheline bromide". I went to the doctors several weeks ago. The doctor i saw on this particular date highlighted that "oxybutynin" would be available to me...
    suigeneris93 suigeneris93
    18-21, F
    36 Responses Apr 2, 2012

    i had a job interview today,

    the hr interviewer notice the tissue in my hands,and he think im not confident enough.my sweaty hands and underarm really affects me,make me feel uncomfortable and shame and lessen my confidence.i was afraid to tell him that i have hyperhidrosis bacause i really want to have a...
    asianbrett asianbrett
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 10, 2015

    I Feel Like A New Person.

    Hey everyone, I'm 19 years old, 20 very soon and I have been suffering from HH since around the start of high school. It started in my armpits and eventually my hands and feet started. I learned to live with it and I must say I was very good at hiding it, I would often wear black...
    Rachy93 Rachy93
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Feb 22, 2013

    A Little Bit Of Cure For Hyperhydrosis Sufferers!

    Hi all! Not to long ago I wrote a story about my HH and the effects on my life. I am happy to devulge, since writing that story in tears, I can now happily write this one with a smile! I have found a product which helps. Helps quite a lot so far anyway! I must let you know...
    leesalisaleisa leesalisaleisa
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Jan 8, 2012

    Hyperhidrosis......Oh How I Hate You =/

    Hi, my name is Hayden.I started to sweat excessively like 4 years ago. It wasn't too bad, I just noticed that having a kick about with my mates or walking on a warm day that I would be wiping sweat off my forehead and my mates weren't. No big deal really.But the last four years...
    Hayden12 Hayden12
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Jun 1, 2013

    Hello, I also have hyperhidrosis,

    since I was 6 years old until now and I really don't know how to deal with it anymore. It lessen my confidence and I'm afraid to socialize with others. It is very seldom that I go outside to have fun or to mingle with my friends. I also have a problem when it comes on wearing...
    rushellerapada rushellerapada
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 21, 2015

    I have had hyperhidrosis

    since childhood. I have only had it officially diagnosed by hospital in the past year. I am on propantheline which is working sort of but I have recently started work in a new job. they have noticed it a few times but have been supportive. im fed up of the lack of awareness of...
    pbarn pbarn
    31-35, M
    Jan 15

    Having HH makes you feel really isolated

    sometimes. I feel ashamed and I am afraid of people being disgusted by something I can't control. Sweaty hands runs in my family, but it's not as bad as HH. I've never met a single person with HH as bad as me.
    hyperhidrosis323 hyperhidrosis323
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 27, 2015

    It's Not So Bad...

    So I guess I'm not the only one...well that's refreshing! LOL. This is a little awkward for me, I have to admit...but I think it's important for people with this condition to know they are not alone and that it is actually perfectly normal. I was disturbed to hear thoughts of...
    cubbyy cubbyy
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Jun 28, 2012

    Hyperhidrosis

    My friend had this and he showed me this animition to make me understand and it really helped me and my classmates to understand his condition maybe this would be helpfull for other people
    MohaMedBar MohaMedBar
    26-30
    May 16, 2013

    I have really sweaty hands

    and underarms. It's so bad. I used to cry myself to sleep but I was too embarrassed to tell anyone. I'm in highschool and there's always awkward confrontations when people go for a high five and I just awkwardly stare at their hand because mine is too wet to high five. It also...
    michelleb123 michelleb123
    16-17, F
    6 Responses Apr 27, 2015

    There Is A Solution

    Hey everyone, I've had hyperhidrosis for about four-almost five years now. It started to show in the end of sixth grade, and i am now (going to be) a sophmore in highschool. Over the years of having this problem, it definately has made me feel like an outcast, like i didnt belong...
    LickingLollipops LickingLollipops
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jun 21, 2013

    I have hyperhidrosis on my hands

    and feet I've had it since I was 12 it's hard having this condition Only 3 years ago every one in class had to stand up and shake a women's hand as gosh my hands where sweating so bad Even going for school interviews I try to get out of them Soon I will be starting a new...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 13, 2015

    I often wonder why me?

    I sometimes don't feel normal, and it sucks because I want to me wear my cute clothes and flip-flops and simply not sweat. High school was a challenge because I couldn't be me. The young girl who dresses cute, and is confident. I would hide and not be social because I didn't...
    JordanTre JordanTre
    18-21, F
    Jul 29, 2015

    My Seven Years Of Hell, With Hyperhidrosis.

    Since I was in primary school (age eleven) i have suffered from a most horrible and confusing condition. I have hyperhidrosis (HH). This condition makes me sweat constantly, in both hot and cold conditions. It is torture. My life has revolved around it since it began. What...
    suigeneris93 suigeneris93
    18-21, F
    12 Responses Feb 26, 2012

    Social Effects Of Hyperhidrosis

    Today on the Dr.Oz show they will have a segment on Mira Dry which is a revolutionary new therapy for excessive underarm sweating.I have been doing it for several months now and it is a life changer.I never realized just how much this has affected peoples lives menatlly and...
    sweatnomore sweatnomore
    66-70, M
    1 Response May 8, 2013

    Hey fellow sufferers,

    After noticing that there isn't a single website where you can find a full list of products that are designed to help us stop sweating all in one place, I decided to create one myself. I used my own personal experience, as well as visiting forums and shopping sites and looking...
    SweatAid SweatAid
    26-30, M
    Mar 14

    Finally Happy!

    I finally decided it's time to see a dermatologist..and I couldn't be happier. When you're online & you read about treatment options, they never say anything about prescription medicine. But I was prescribed dicyclomine. I sweat like a normal person now. Well, for the most part...
    Summer4396 Summer4396
    16-17, F
    9 Responses Sep 26, 2012

    Beyond Sick And Tired:

    I have had HH my entire life. I'm currently 18. I think that after a while, I accepted the fact that i sweat excessively on my hands, feet, armpits, and pretty much my entire body. I first noticed I wasnt "normal" when i was in elementary school and i turned a paper into my...
    just2being2me just2being2me
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Nov 14, 2013
    pbarn pbarn
    31-35, M
    Jan 15

    My Teenage Life As A Hyperhidrosis Sufferer

    My name is Sam 20 years old and am a hyperhidrosis sufferer for as long as I can remember, I can’t say that I have lived a teenage life because hh never gave me a chance to do that, to the majority I was a social phobic and a nervous wreck but the few who got to know me and...
    kimsy06 kimsy06
    18-21, M
    13 Responses Dec 30, 2011

    My in-progress solution to hyperhidrosis.

    .. I am someone who did not suffer HH as a kid, but maybe around 30 developed the condition. One thing I'd point out that while I was a big computer geek my whole life, I was still fairly active as a kid and played soccer a fair amount. After age 18 I really started focusing...
    pyradius pyradius
    36-40, M
    Nov 4, 2015

    I'm 14 years old and I am a freshman in high

    school. I have hyperhidrosis and this year it has recently worsened to a large extent. I can't handle it, I change my shirt in school twice a day and stuff my shirt with paper towels so you cannot see the sweat stains from my under arms. It is getting to be ridiculous. I try...
    wckristi wckristi
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Mar 10

    That unsettling moment

    when an introduction between two individuals involve a confident, firm grip and a nice shake. I swear time freezes as I prepare myself for utter embarrassment of drenching your hand in sweat. Sorry, my hands naturally sweat.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 12, 2014

    I'm just sick and tired of this.

    Experienced this when I was in Grade 5 and it has been killing my confidence day-by-day. I can't go out and socialize because I'll just sweat and people might judge me for it. Can't wear any clothes except black or white. Can't even wear shoes because that seems to trigger my...
    jtansanco jtansanco
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Dec 29, 2013

    I have always hated myself

    for this and I've never told anyone about it. So when I was about 10 years old my hands seemed to be getting sweaty all the time even when I wasnt nervous. I just though maybe I'll get over it... but I didn't and now am 14, mine isn't too bad I mean it does get really bad when...
    TigersGoRawr TigersGoRawr
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Dec 10, 2014

    Hey! I am a 19 yo guy.

    I've had HH for a real long time now, I cannot exactly recall for how long, but these years were just horrible. I was in love with a girl and she was in love with me too. I quited, because of being afraid that I have HH. (Palmar HH). Ofc. I didn't tell her about it. Now she...
    huehue95 huehue95
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Aug 15, 2014

    I've had HH for so long

    and I'm sick of it. Not only do I have it on my hands, feet, and armpits but I also sweat on my bum sometimes and legs. Like what? Who sweats there??? I'm a freak I swear. But one place I would want to get rid of sweat more than anything is my hands. And I'm desperate. I'm 17...
    valm23001 valm23001
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 18, 2015

    Mine stated in like grade 8.

    .i have on my hands and feet groin armpits and nose...it progressively got worse as I got older.i have periods of dry spells so thank God for that..i am not the person i want to be..i cant see myself getting married..be a sweat show..i wouldnt be able to shake hands..i think...
    dizzy1575 dizzy1575
    36-40, F
    Apr 11

    I have suffered with Hyperhidrosis

    for most of my life. Although it affected the way i lived growing up, i tried not to let it take all control. Now at 23, it feels like i have finally lost the battle. The condition has left me isolated and lonely, like no one understands what it feels like to experience this...
    mh125 mh125
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Jul 31, 2015

    when somebody knows it make you feel lumpy when

    somebody doesn't know you're scared for them to know when they know they leave you so you avoid any special bondage you tend to feel guilty but you know it is not your fault some people know, some people don't the ones that know look at you the ones that don't talk to you this...
    begenious begenious
    13-15, F
    Dec 4, 2015

    I have terrible hyperhidrosis.

    Ever since I was born, my hands and feet have sweat profusely. Kids would touch me in disgust and ask me why my hands are wet and I would just say "overactive sweat glands" because that's what my doctor told my mom it was. As I got to about the 5th grade, my underarms would get...
    riahboo riahboo
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 4, 2015

    I've had hyperhidrosis

    since I can remember, which is 3rd grade. I remember my hands would get moist and whenever people would touch it they would quickly remove their hands from mine. I went to a catholic school and we went to our schools own private church every monday and we would pray and I really...
    valm23001 valm23001
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Mar 19, 2015

    I've had axillary hyperhidrosis

    since middle school. It has completely taken over my life and I don't know what else to do. I remember when it all started.. I was in my art class and I raised my hand to answer a question and a boy I had a crush on noticed the sweating and said ew that's a lot of sweat under...
    Brittaaaaanny Brittaaaaanny
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 31, 2015
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