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Hyperhidrosis is characterised by abnormally increased sweating above what the body uses for temperature control. Although uncommon, when it occurs it usually affects the hands or armpits and can significantly affect your quality of life.

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Introduction Video to Hyperhidrosis
Dr Phil Puckridge
Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon

Symptoms We See

  • Excessive sweating
  • Sweating affecting psychosocial, emotional and social wellbeing
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Hyperhidrosis Treatment

Conservative Therapy

Options include various specific antiperspirants, medications and other options

Thoracoscopic Sympathetectomy

Surgical treatment to treat the cause of the problem

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the journey

Your Health Care Journey with Advanced Vascular Care


Hyperhidrosis Questions

What are the risks of hyperhidrosis treatment.

Your treatment with be discussed with your specialist at AVC and the risks associated with all therapies explained.

Conservative treatments with medications can have side effects, and surgery always carries some risk.

To learn more, speak with our specialists at AVC.

Does hyperhidrosis come back?

Rarely recurrence can occur, or your treatment will only be partially affective. If this occurs options are available and discussion with your specialist at AVC will help

Can hyperhidrosis be treated without a procedure?

There are many non-surgical options to discuss and try before considering surgery for hyperhidrosis.

All treatments will be discussed by our specialists at AVC and your individual situation considered.

Is hyperhidrosis dangerous?

Hyperhidrosis is a condition that doesn't necessarily cause a problem with your physical health, but can create serious problems psychosocially, emotionally and in social interaction with others. In this way it can greatly affect your quality of life, and may lead you to seek treatment.

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Dr Phil Puckridge

At AVC we pride ourselves on taking a holistic approach to Adelaide vascular surgery care which means our clients are guided through every step of the way from pre-assessment to post-operative so they get the absolute best care and maintain the highest level of vascular health.
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