Diagnosis and management of hyperhidrosis

@article{Benson2013DiagnosisAM,
  title={Diagnosis and management of hyperhidrosis},
  author={R. Benson and R. Palin and P. Holt and I. Loftus},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={347}
}
#### Summary points Primary hyperhidrosis is characterised by sweating in excess of that needed for normal thermoregulation.1 The condition often goes unreported because of embarrassment,2 and management is hindered by a poor evidence base and lack of clinical guidelines. Anxiety about social situations and relationships, and problems with daily living, such as an inability to hold a pen at work, can affect quality of life.3 Hyperhidrosis may be associated with bromhidrosis (unpleasant odour… Expand
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