What is hyperhidrosis?
With Hyperhydrosis, problems tend to begin in puberty and never seem to settle down.
It causes acute embarrassment and can be very debilitating in many aspects of a sufferers life, eg
- Reluctance to form relationships.
- Staining the clothes.
- Can be difficult to hold objects for fear of slipping through the palms.
- Embarrassment in social circles ( for example when meeting people and shaking hands ).
How Is the treatment performed?
The treatment is performed on an out patient basis. Normally, it takes around half an hour. Tiny injections are given at a number of points in the armpit. You can go home directly after the treatment.
Am I suitable for treatment of my hyperhidrosis ?
The next step would be to arrange a consultation with our Doctor or Nurse to establish if you are suitable for treatment.
In most cases you will be be advised to try a more conservative treatment such as the special depressants that we have mentioned. These are available from your Doctor.
If these have not worked for you then you could be an ideal candidate for treatment of your hyperhidosis with botulinum toxin injections.
How much does it cost?
Treatment of underarm sweating with botulinum toxin injections costs £495. Remember that a repeat treatment may be required. Your Practitioner will be able to give you more information at your consultation.