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Gain Your Confidence BackCenter for Sweat Disorders

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Multidisciplinary Care for
Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)

Hyperhidrosis, also known as excessive sweating, occurs when the nerve that controls sweating—the sympathetic nerve—is oversensitive and causes the overproduction of sweat.

We provide a holistic approach to treating hyperhidrosis and other dysautonomia conditions, disorders in the autonomic nervous system (ANS), through innovative genetic research and multiple treatment options for patients to restore their confidence.


Appointments and Referrals


Why Choose Johns Hopkins for Hyperhidrosis Treatment

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Ongoing Research

Our researchers have discovered a gene that connects hyperhidrosis and other dysautonomia conditions, allowing us to provide more effective treatment options for you.

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Multidisciplinary Care

Our program collaborates with specialists that treat other autonomic nervous system (ANS) disorders that may coexist with hyperhidrosis for optimal care.

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More Treatment Options

We offer a full range of treatment options for hyperhidrosis including minimally and noninvasive surgical options for patients that continue to experience symptoms after taking medication.


Groundbreaking Discoveries in Hyperhidrosis Treatment


Meet Our Hyperhidrosis Experts

Hyperhidrosis Specialist

Behavioral Medicine Specialist

Anna George, Psy.D.

Pediatric Psychologist
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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Joanna Rutkowski, B.S.N., R.N.

Center Administrator
Johns Hopkins Center for Sweat Disorders

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