International Hyperhidrosis Society

SOCU 2020 Pearls Galore: AD, HS, Hair Care in SOC, and Medication Compliance Among Teens
HS, AD, Alopecia in SOC
by Shweta Shukla, MD on
The following is a summary of one of the many Q&A sessions held during the 2020 Skin of Color Virtual Update. During this particular session, questions were moderated by SOCU Co-Chair Dr. Andrew Alexis and answered by Drs. Ginette Okoye and Candrice Heath. The audience posed important questions and the faculty offered insightful answers regarding atopic dermatitis, hidradenitis suppurativa, h …
Hyperhidrosis Pop Quiz!
Hyperhidrosis pop quiz
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
November is Hyperhidrosis Awareness Month! Let's test your knowledge with a quick pop quiz! Which of the following negative impacts are reported by those who suffer from hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)? A: Skin infections1 B: Physical discomfort2 C: Avoidance of public view, handshakes, and other forms of touch (pre-COVID-19, of course)2 D: Greater prevalence of depression and/or …
ABCs of Hyperhidrosis Diagnosis
Hyperhidrosis Awareness Month
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
We kick off Hyperhidrosis Awareness Month with a look at the ABCs of Hyperhidrosis Diagnosis: There are two types of hyperhidrosis (Hh): primary and secondary. Secondary Hh is sweating that is caused by or is a symptom of another underlying medical condition or is a side effect of a medication. Ruling out secondary hyperhidrosis (or responding to secondary Hh appropriately) is the first step …