“Excessive sweating is an issue that affects you both physically and mentally. It is embarrassing to have sweat seeping through your clothes in public.”
Excessive sweating is often unpredictable and can be more than just an inconvenience. It can range from slight dampness and discomfort to drenching wetness that can impact your ability to live freely. You may find that the potential embarrassment of unpredictable sweating starts to affect your relationships, limit what you do at work, hold you back at social events or prevent you from enjoying sports and hobbies.
If you’ve answered “yes” to most of these questions, or if sweating bothers you more than you think it should, talk to a dermatologist.
Your doctor can determine if your sweating is hyperhidrosis and discuss options for addressing your sweat. You can use your answers to the questions above as a guide to get the conversation started.