In addition to medications, microwave treatment and surgery, these other treatments have been shown as being effective in treating excessive sweating.
Also known as Botox®, these injections cause a very reliable temporary decrease in sweating, typically lasting from 3-6 months. Patients can request a local anesthetic or general anesthesia to prevent pain from injections in the hands and feet.
This works by placing each hand or foot in water that has an electrical current running through it. Patients can purchase this device for home use two to three times a week for 20-30 minutes per treatment session. Side effects include local discomfort during treatment.