Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
What is Excessive Sweating?
Also known as Hyperhidrosis, excessive sweating is a condition that affects many people. Patients can find this embarrassing and this condition can cause problems for social lives. Excessive sweating can affect the whole body or just certain areas. The condition can get better or worse with age and be difficult to overcome.
how can treatment help?
Botulinum Toxin Type-A is a prescription-only medication that can be used for the temporary reduction of underarm sweating. A Hyperhydrosis treatment works by blocking the neurotransmitter, Acetylcholine, from activating the eccrine sweat glands to produce sweat. Botulinum Toxin Type-A is injected into the desired site to relieve symptoms of excessive sweating.
Normally patients will notice positive results 2-14 days after treatment. Patients will need regular treatments to continue seeing the effects. It is suggested treatments are repeated every 6-9 months.
Dr Bhavjit Kaur will discuss your treatment goals during your consultation. We will devise a bespoke treatment plan for you, where you’ll also be able to ask any questions.
- Underarm treatment
- Pleasing results
- Improves confidence
- Medical treatment
- Uses Botulinum Toxin Type-A (Botox)
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Frequently Asked Questions
Pain is usually minimal as we use very small needles to carry out treatment.
Normally, patients will notice results 2-14 days after treatment.
Results normally last between 6-9 months. This may vary from patient to patient.
Including your consultation and treatment, your appointment should take around 1 hour.
Dr Bhavjit Kaur
Dr Bhavjit Kaur is an Aesthetic Physician, with over 27 years of clinical experience. She is a postgraduate in Pathology, Biomedical sciences, DRCOG, DFSRH and Cosmetic Medicine.