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Hyperhidrosis or Diaphoresis

Sweating


Presentation

  • Depression symptoms were present in 21.9% (12/55) of the patients; the incidence of anxiety was almost similar, at 23.7% (13/55).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Regardless of where it occurs, excessive sweating presents an incredible difficulty to those living with the condition. When the act of shaking hands presents a problem, business and day-to-day life can become very uncomfortable.[sweaty-palms.com]
  • Quite often, there are sweat patches in my underarms, and it is getting to the stage that I am reluctant to present my work at Uniâ . I certainly canâ t wear light-coloured clothing.[sydneynorthneurology.com.au]
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Fever
  • Diaphoresis in Children Viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu) in small children (diarrhea, fever) Rubella, rubeolla, scarlet fever, chicken pox (rash, fever) Other infectious diseases (fever) Diaphoresis in infants: Mercury poisoning or pink disease (pink[ehealthstar.com]
  • But those with active TB may experience excessive sweating at night, along with a persistent cough, fever and chills, tiredness, suppressed appetite and weight loss.[livestrong.com]
  • Medications such as aspirin, anti-depressants, niacin, insulin for diabetes, cortisone, tamoxifine, nitroglycerine, prednisone, hydralazine and medications for fever.[sweatology.net]
  • Infections often are associated with a fever, as the body tries to fight off the bacteria or virus causing the infection.[realself.com]
  • However, a number of disorders can cause generalized excessive sweating, including heat exposure and fevers.[merckmanuals.com]
Heart Failure
  • Common causes of diaphoresis are anxiety, diabetes, heart failure, overactive thyroid and certain medications. Certain life changes, such as puberty and menopause, can also cause increased sweating. But in many cases, there is no known cause.[health.howstuffworks.com]
  • People with diabetes have an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease which is defined as: a myocardial infarction or a heart attack, heart failure and having a stroke.[adwdiabetes.com]
  • Medical shock is serious, as it can be caused by congestive heart failure, medication, or other medical conditions.[study.com]
  • failure Hyperthyroidism Hypoglycemia Infantile acrodynia (mercury poisoning during childhood) Lymphoma Malaria Menopause Obesity Parkinson’s disease Pheochromocytoma (caused by ectopic catecholamine) Pregnancy Sepsis Sudden febrile illness, resulting[primehealthchannel.com]
Gustatory Sweating
  • Some people also sweat around the lips, nose, and forehead when they eat hot, spicy foods (called gustatory sweating).[merckmanuals.com]
  • Photo courtesy of Getty Images/Spencer Platt DIABETES People with diabetic autonomic neuropathy are more likely to experience gustatory sweating, according to Healthline, but it is not unique to people with diabetes.[medicaldaily.com]
  • Gustatory sweating is a type of focal sweating around the mouth and lips that occurs with eating. In generalized sweating, perspiration occurs throughout the body.[healthhype.com]
  • Other areas less commonly affected are the face ( Facial Hyperhidrosis, facial flushing, Erythrophobia, or Gustatory Sweating when linked to the consumption of food), groin ( Groin Hyperhidrosis ), and the buttocks.[expresschemist.co.uk]
  • sweating refers to sweating on the forehead, scalp, neck and around the mouth triggered by hot drinks (coffee), sour or spicy foods (hot peppers that contain capsaicin, habanero); it can also occur in some individuals with diabetes mellitus, cluster[ehealthstar.com]

Workup

  • In contrast to the primary form, secondary excessive sweating is associated with other potentially serious medical problems that need further workup from physicians.[raysahelian.com]

Treatment

  • Excessive Sweating treatment Treatment options are based on the severity and the risks and benefits of therapy.[raysahelian.com]
  • Used in the treatment of severe sweating under the arms, as well as the palms and soles. You usually return to normal activity the same day as treatment. Repeated treatment is often required to maintain the effect.[dukehealth.org]

Prognosis

  • Labar et al. reported that unilateral hyperhidrosis has been noted in patients with large infarctions and may be regarded as a clinical sign of severe neurological deficit and poor prognosis in stroke [ 6 ].[omicsonline.org]
  • What is the prognosis for hyperhidrosis? Most hyperhidrosis patients can be effective and safely treated. Is it possible to prevent hyperhidrosis? No, it is not possible to prevent hyperhidrosis.[medicinenet.com]
  • Read on and find out all about this disease, including its causes, symptoms, treatment options, prognosis and more. Diaphoresis Definition It refers to a medical condition characterized by excessive or profuse sweating in sufferers.[primehealthchannel.com]

Etiology

  • Applicable To Excessive sweating Night sweats Secondary hyperhidrosis Code First Code First Help Certain conditions have both an underlying etiology and multiple body system manifestations due to the underlying etiology.[icd10data.com]
  • "The Etiology of Primary Hyperhidrosis: A Systematic Review." Clin Auton Res 2017. DOI 10.1007/s10286-017-0456-0. Hosp, Christine, and Henning Hamm. "Safety of Available and Emerging Drug Therapies for Hyperhidrosis."[medicinenet.com]

Epidemiology

  • Epidemiology Prevalence : 1-3% of U.S. Gene tic predisposition Both genders affected equally (women report more often) IV.[fpnotebook.com]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • Hyperhidrosis Pathophysiology Emotional stress triggers the hypothalamus to stimulate the sympathetic nerves that stimulate the sweat glands in the palms and soles.[ehealthstar.com]
  • "Pathophysiology and Treatment of Hyperhidrosis." Curr Probl Dermatol: Perspiration Research. 51. Eds. Yokozeki, H., H. Murota, and I. Katayama. Basel: Karger, 2016. 86-93. Hashmonai, Moshe, et al.[medicinenet.com]
  • Pathophysiology Eccrine Sweat Gland s Most concentrated on the palms, soles, axillae and face Innervation by postganglionic autonomic nerve fibers Neurotransmitter: acetylcholine Cerebral cortex releases stimuli secondary to emotion or physiologic stress[fpnotebook.com]
  • The pathophysiology of hyperhidrosis is poorly understood, however, dysfunction of the sympathetic nervous system, particularly the cholinergic fibres that innervate the eccrine glands, is postulated. 1 Hyperhidrosis is a deeply distressing condition[racgp.org.au]

Prevention

  • To be eligible for disability, hyperhidrosis must prevent you from working any type of full-time job for at least 12 consecutive months.[disabilitysecrets.com]
  • Best Product to Prevent Hyperhidrosis Axillary and Palmar Hyperhidrosis Botox Side Effects: Overview[sweatology.net]
  • You can help prevent this problem by treating your hyperhidrosis and keeping your skin dry as much as possible.[massgeneral.org]
  • They decrease excessive sweating by preventing stimulation of the sweat glands. They may be prescribed when sweating takes place in more than one site on the body. Anticholinergics can be associated with side effects such as dry eyes and dry mouth.[dukehealth.org]
  • How to prevent excessive sweating? Making a few lifestyle changes can also help: Avoid sweat triggers like spicy foods, caffeine and alcohol. Avoid synthetic fabrics and wear loose-fitting clothing.[degreedeodorant.com]

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