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Treatments for Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)

Hyperhidrosis is the production of too much sweat, often occurring on the:

  • Underarms
  • Palms
  • Face
  • Scalp
  • Feet

Approximately 3% of Americans suffer from hyperhidrosis. This condition can cause social isolation and withdrawal from interactions with others, and many people suffer silently with this condition.

Our Approach to Excessive Sweating

Our doctors understand how much excessive sweating can affect your quality of life. We have committed to understanding and treating this condition from a medical perspective. Our approach to treating hyperhidrosis involves evaluating patients from both the physical and behavioral medicine perspectives and trying conservative treatments before considering surgery.

Learn more about our treatments:


Related Articles, Videos and Interviews 

Treatment Options: Read or Listen to this interview from WAMU 88.5 to learn more about treatment options and hear from patients who were treated for excessive sweating at Johns Hopkins.

No Sweat: How Surgery Changed the Life of a Man with Excessive Perspiration Read the article.

Do You Suffer from Excessive Sweating?: Watch this online seminar to learn about the condition and its treatments from Dr. Malcolm Brock and Dr. Mary Sheu. 

Hyperhidrosis: Listen to this interview from Urban Health Radio with Dr. Brock, Dr. Puttgen and our Center Administrator, Ben Waldbaum, CRNA.

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