Typical Symptoms in Patients with Palmar Hyperhidrosis:
When evaluating a patient with palmar hyperhidrosis, the physician relies on the patient’s description of the symptoms. Typical symptoms that respond well to ETS include:
- Absence of palmar sweating during sleep
- Sweat occasionally dripping off the hands
- A “vicious cycle” of sweat that is triggered by an emotion
- Poor response to previously prescribed anxiolytics or antidepressants
Typical Symptoms in Patients with Primary Axillary Hyperhidrosis
Our algorithm for the treatment for axillary hyperhidrosis has evolved significantly over the past few years as new and innovative non-surgical options have become available.
We have found that results of ETS for axillary hyperhidrosis are not as good as for palmar hyperhidrosis. There appears to be a slightly higher recurrence rate and a higher incidence of compensatory hyperhidrosis.