Embarrassed by Sweating?

Excessive Sweating?

If you or a friend have excess sweating from your armpits and are frequently embarrassed by it, you have some options. 

  • There are strong anti-perspirants now sold at pharmacies.  Look for 20% aluminum.  
  • If you don’t want to use aluminum, google the Drionic unit. It doesn’t work for everyone, but it’s worth a try.
  • You can also consider Botox. It’s expensive, in the range of $800-1,200 to do both armpits and will last 3-6 months usually. But it can be worth it if your sweating is holding back areas of your life like personal relationships or work choices.

Link to Guide to Botox

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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