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Hyperhidrosis: Introduction

Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis refers to episodes of excessive and unpredictable sweating. See detailed information below for a list of 78 causes of Hyperhidrosis, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Hyperhidrosis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Hyperhidrosis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Hyperhidrosis:

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Hyperhidrosis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Hyperhidrosis may include:

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Hyperhidrosis: Deaths

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Causes of Hyperhidrosis listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Hyperhidrosis as a symptom include:

Definitions of Hyperhidrosis:

Excessive sweating. In the localized type, the most frequent sites are the palms, soles, axillae, inguinal folds, and the perineal area. Its chief cause is thought to be emotional. Generalized hyperhidrosis may be induced by a hot, humid environment, by fever, or by vigorous exercise.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Hyperhidrosis

The list below shows some of the causes of Hyperhidrosis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Hyperhidrosis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hyperhidrosis. Of the 78 causes of Hyperhidrosis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 78 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hyperhidrosis:

The following list of conditions have 'Hyperhidrosis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Hyperhidrosis Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Hyperhidrosis based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Hyperhidrosis:

    Diaphoresis excessive, Hyperhydrosis, Sudoresis, Sweating excessive
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Hyperhidrosis:

    Medical Conditions associated with Hyperhidrosis:

    Sweating symptoms (1699 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

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