Sweating is a physiological event, so body temperature is regulated. However,
excessive sweating (Hyperhidrosis), especially seen in areas such as hands,
armpits and feet, negatively affects the work and social life of the person. It
is most common in the armpits, palms and soles.
What problems does excessive sweating
Excessive sweating increases when the person is excited and under stress, causing him to
be in a difficult situation. Hyperhidrosis can also cause hygiene problems. When
it is under the armpits, it causes the clothes to be wet and stained as well as
the bad smell, people who constantly sweat their hands have trouble even doing
a simple handshake action. Foot sweating causes both health problems (foot
and hand fungus) and odor. All of this makes the person feel embarrassed
and bad. Therefore, it is important to be treated.
How is the treatment done?
Botox is frequently used in the treatment of sweating. Before the application,
areas of excessive sweating are determined and marked. Armpits, palms and
soles are the most common areas of application. Pain control is provided
by applying anesthetic cream in subarm and palm applications. In patients
with low pain threshold, anesthesia is applied. The procedure takes about 10
How long will its effect last?
Although the person is comfortable for a long time with a single application of ten minutes, it is not
an application that will control lifelong sweating. With Botox applications,
sweating control is achieved between 8-12 months. For this reason, it must