I'm experiencing increased sweating doing anything. I have been having trouble with swelling.

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Swelling occurs whenever the organs, skin, or other parts of your body enlarge. It’s typically the result of inflammation or a buildup of fluid. Swelling can occur internally, or it can affect your outer skin and muscles.

A range of conditions can cause swelling. Insect bites, illnesses, or injuries often result in external swelling. Internal swelling is often a side effect of a medication or the result of a serious injury.

You should seek immediate medical attention if you experience rapid, unexplainable swelling, especially if you also experience unexplained weight gain and pain.

It can be caused by primary disease called hyperhidrosis or secondary to some other disease such as menopause, pregnancy, thyroid problems, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, etc.The following may improve symptoms:

  • Special over-the-counter or prescription sprays, lotions, and roll-ons can help control symptoms.

  • Iontophoresis. This treatment uses low-level electrical impulses to temporarily disable the sweat glands.

  • Medications. Some drugs can stop the sweat glands from kicking into action.

  • Botox. Injections of Botox can temporarily stop the nerves from triggering excessive sweating. It is approved for treatment of excessive underarm sweating.
  • Surgery. One approach is to cut a nerve in the chest that triggers excessive sweating. Another is to surgically remove some of the sweat glands.
Where is the swelling?