hyperhidrosis

Foot Lesions – Friday Pop Quiz 9/23/2022
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Which of the following best describes the image of the bottom of this foot? A. Pitted keratolysis B. Tinea pedis C. Diffuse palmoplantar keratoderma D. Basal cell nevus syndrome E. Arsenical keratosis To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.    Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Review.  A product of SanovaWorks. …
Journal Buzz: Botulinum Toxin for Hidradenitis Suppurativa | The Expert Weighs In
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Botulinum toxin is a safe and potentially effective treatment alternative in hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) patients who are resistant to standard therapies, according to the authors of a systematic review published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. How does this review add to the conversation about new treatments for HS? In which HS patients might dermatologists consider botulinum toxin as …
Sam’s Severe Sweating Story | Hyperhidrosis Awareness Month
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Sam’s Severe Sweating Story Like many people with primary hyperhidrosis (Hh) or excessive, uncontrollable sweating, I am most affected by Hh on the palms of my hands, soles of my feet, and in my underarms. My chronic extreme sweating isn’t caused by an underlying medical condition and it can occur at any time, even when I’m not hot, exercising, or in a stressful situation. Without treatme …
From COVID-19 Vaccines and Soft Tissue Filler Reactions to Biologic Therapy for Psoriasis
JDD April 2021 Issue
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The April issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology features the perfect mix of medical, aesthetic, and surgical dermatology articles on topics ranging from COVID-19 Vaccines and Soft Tissue Filler Reactions to Biologic Therapy for Psoriasis. Straight from the JDD Editor’s desk, we share this month’s issue highlights: A survey was designed to capture the incidence of adverse events in G …
Hyperhidrosis: Available Treatments and New Innovations
Hyperhidrosis
by Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO, FAAD on
What is Hyperhidrosis (HH)? Primary HH is defined as excessive, bilateral, and generally symmetrical sweating at abnormal levels unprompted by activity or environment. Hyperhidrosis is characterized by abnormal sweating beyond what is needed for thermoregulation. It is not a normal physiologic response. Nearly 15 million people in the United States suffer from hyperhidrosis and half of thos …