I Have Hyperhidrosis

hello everyone,

I am 17 years old and I suffer from having hyperhidrosis. As a child I knew I was different from everyone else. I always asked my mother why i have sweaty hands and feet. But she would always say she didn't know. I didn't know I have been suffering from this. I just found out 6 months ago what this was that i suffer from. But I have been suffering from it ever since I was about 6 years old. It didn't really bother me because it wasn't as bad. But over the years it did. I was about 9 years old when it started to take an effect on me. Because of it, I was getting made fun of at school because I would "smelled bad". The kids in my class would always make fun of me and would say that I didn't take a shower when I did everyday. My old classmates wouldn't even want to be near me in class. They would cover their nose when they had to come near me. When they would say hurtful words to me it would hurt me because I'm really sensitive. Now I'm a high school senior and I still get fun of because they would say that i still smell bad. Because they say that i have been very self-cautious and I now take a shower twice a day every day. Now i feel so paranoid when I go to school because I don't know what they will do next. This has followed me all my life. I have notice that it has increased over the years. Now I sweat from my hands, feet, armpit, thighs, legs, back and my whole face. The one thing that I hate about this is shaking hands with people and touch everything because it gets all wet. I just wish someone out there can help me because I'm done sweating from everywhere.

Thanks,
teresa
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18-21, F
5 Responses Sep 9, 2012

hey there!!! dont worry there is a solution (not cure though)....Pls try ROBINUL (generic glycopyrolate)....search the internet for it
Type (ask paitient + robinul)in the google and click on the first address....Hope its gonna change ur life for BETTER....ALL THE VERY BEST

hey there!!! dont worry there is a solution (not cure though)....Pls try ROBINUL (generic glycopyrolate)....search the internet for it
Type (ask paitient + robinul)in the google and click on the first address....Hope its gonna change ur life for BETTER....ALL THE VERY BEST

hey there!!! dont worry there is a solution (not cure though)....Pls try ROBINUL (generic glycopyrolate)....search the internet for it
Type (ask paitient + robinul)in the google and click on the first address....Hope its gonna change ur life for BETTER....ALL THE VERY BEST

Hey, i'm 17 aswell and I've had hh since i was a kid too. I know how hard it can be and it seems like there's no cure. Did you want to talk about what kind of surgery you're thinking of doing because there are some types that are really dangerous (e.g. ETS) which causes compensatory sweating and other major side effects so you need to be careful.

I got a surgery done and now I have normal sweating patterns, its a type of liposuction of the sweat glands which has worked really well and I have been so so so happy with the results.
Other then that, have you looked into any strong anti-perspirants? I know there are a lot in USA but because I'm in Australia they were so hard to find..

There's a definite cure for hand and feet sweating called iontophoresis which you can easily make at home using two metal pans, a volt battery and alligator clips. It has worked for me and I know its worked for many other people so I think you should try it out! Only costs around $20 to make it yourself and its completely safe.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_wdHKRWZI4
This is the video I saw and they explain it well so check that out.
Hope everything goes well xoxo

hi Teresa , i also have hyperhidrosis mine is just the armpits , i am 20 and have had it since i was 12 years old , there is something you can do .. Botox , it may sound weird but it is true , i am currently saving to have it done . Where in the world do you live ?? in australia for extreme cases you can claim on medicare , thats what im planning to do . well i hope thats helps . Amber

Hi Amber, yes i have been thinking about Botox but i have heard that it works only for a while.. but other then Botox i have also been thinking about getting this wired type of surgery done. But i really don't know what to do at this point. I live in the United States