advertisement
Question
Posted by: anonn | 2004/10/11

hyperhydrosis

Hi , my 14 year old daughter suffers from hyperhydrosis. At age 7 years a sympathectomy was performed and she enjoyed ± 4 years of relief from the symptoms. In the last 2 - 3 years the symptoms have returned and to a greater extent than prior to the operation.
Her hands are a major problem , but even more concerning are her feet . She is unable to wear open shoes at all as she slips out of them and in appearance it looks like she has had her feet under a tap of running water. This is now becoming not only a physical issue , but causing emotional problems as well .

Any suggestions as to alternate methods of treating this condition, or is invasive surgery our only recourse !
I would welcome your comments and those of any other subscribers with the same condition

Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question
Our expert says:
Expert ImageCyberDoc

Anonn, it seems that the surgery worked well, so I would try it a second time. Up to now it is the most permanent of the different options available and it is relatively safe. Good luck.

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

Have your say

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
advertisement