Hyperhidrosis treatment in San Mateo
What is Excessive sweating aka hyperhidrosis?
Humans produce sweat to cool their bodies when they get too hot, but in people who have hyperhidrosis, this sweat production is exaggerated. Sweating happens all the time irrelevant of the temperature or situation on their under arms, palms or soles of feet.
The excessive sweating affects one’s social life by causing embarrassing moisture and odor.
How is excessive treatment treated?
Dr. Lin can treat excessive sweating with Botox or Dysport injections. It is important to understand, that this is a temporary treatment which can change individual’s life for the better. It does not however result in permanent cure of symptoms and requires continuous use. Alternatives to Botox/Dysport injection are surgery.
How does it Botox/Dysport work to stop sweat production?
Botox/Dysport work by preventing your muscles contracting and stimulating sweat production.
Which areas can be treated for excessive sweating?
Hairline on your forehead
Palms of hands
Soles of feet