Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) is a common condition affecting at least 1 to 3% of the population. Hyperhidrosis can occur without a known cause (primary) or due to an underlying medical condition (secondary). It can also be localised to certain areas (such as the palms, soles or underarms) or widespread, affecting the whole body.
Whether it is a localised or widespread problem, at Lumiere Clinic, we have an expert Consultant Dermatologist who can help you with your hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating).
At the consultation, our Dermatologist will work to identify whether this is a localised problem or generalised hyperhidrosis. From your medical history, we will work out if additional investigations are required. In terms of treatment, we offer both prescribed medications for generalised hyperhidrosis, and hyperhidrosis injections for localised hyperhidrosis to help control your excessive sweating. The pros and cons of these treatments will be discussed in depth at your consultation.
Yes, we can. Excessive sweating in the armpits can be treated effectively with injections of botulinum toxin at micro-doses with minimal side effects. After one session of treatment, your sweating can be reduced significantly, and the results can last for about 6 months. At your consultation, the procedure will be discussed in detail, along with the pros and cons. If this treatment does not suit you, we will also discuss alternative treatment options.
Yes, we can. All over the body can be treated with oral medications. At your consultations, appropriate treatments will be discussed and can be prescribed. It is also important to look into the cause of hyperhidrosis. Sometimes, a blood test may be required to screen for the underlying cause of hyperhidrosis. This can be discussed in detail at your consultation.