I sweat a lot and I'm going to dr for it. What can I do for my problem with sweat?

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If excessive sweating has no underlying medical cause, it's called primary hyperhidrosis. It happens when excess sweating is not triggered by a rise in temperature or physical activity. Primary hyperhidrosis may be at least partly hereditary.

If the excess sweating is due to an underlying medical condition, it's called secondary hyperhidrosis.

Health conditions that might cause excessive sweating include:

Acromegaly

Diabetic hypoglycemia

Fever of undetermined cause

Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid)

Infection

Leukemia

Lymphoma

Malaria

Medication side effects, such as sometimes experienced when taking some beta blockers and antidepressants

Menopause

Neurologic disease

Pheochromocytoma (a rare adrenal gland tumor)

Tuberculosis
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