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09 August 2007

Hope for heavy sweating

People who suffer from excessive armpit sweating may find relief with a minimally invasive surgical procedure, a study suggests.

People who suffer from excessive armpit sweating may find relief with a minimally invasive surgical procedure, a study suggests.

63% improvement
Nine months following suction-curettage, the average score dropped to 4, with a range of 2-8. That translates to a 63 percent improvement, Bechara and colleagues report.

Thirty-five patients reported a sweat reduction of 75 percent or more, and 13 reported a 50-75 percent reduction.

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, August 2007. – (Reuters Health)


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