Hyperhidrosis | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What is the likely cause of my hyperhidrosis?
  • I’m embarrassed by how much I sweat. Will a prescription antiperspirant help?
  • What is the best treatment option for me? Will I need to take medicine?
  • Do I need to make any lifestyle changes?
  • When can I expect relief from my symptoms?
  • Is hyperhidrosis a sign of a more serious health problem?
  • Do I need any tests?

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 08/09