Talking with your doctor:

BRINGING UP THE SUBJECT OF SWEAT

If you’re ready to do something about your excessive sweating, the first step is talking with your doctor.

For some people, this may be difficult due to feelings of embarrassment. Others may feel unsure if their level of sweat is excessive enough to even be considered a medical condition.

Having an open and honest conversation with your doctor is the only way to determine if it’s “just sweat” or something more, like axillary hyperhidrosis. From there, you and your doctor can work together to determine the best treatment option for you.

Doctor Discussion Guide

To help get the conversation started, answer the following 5 questions about how excessive underarm sweating affects you or your child.

1 of 5

Who is experiencing excessive sweating?

2 of 5

Are you sweating excessively without any other physical or emotional reason?

3 of 5

Are you excessively sweating during both waking and sleeping hours?

(Check all that apply)

4 of 5

Is excessive sweating limited to certain body parts, or does it occur over the whole body?

5 of 5

How are you currently dealing with your excessive underarm sweat?

(Check all that apply)

2 of 5

Is your child sweating excessively without any other physical or emotional reason?

3 of 5

Is your child excessively sweating during both waking and sleeping hours?

(Check all that apply)

4 of 5

Is excessive sweating limited to certain body parts, or does it occur over the whole body?

5 of 5

How are you currently helping your child deal with excessive underarm sweat?

(Check all that apply)

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