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Excessive Sweating Symptom Chart

One of the best ways to track excessive sweating symptoms is to keep a diary. It will give you a clearer idea of how the condition is affecting your life.

Print out WebMD’s Excessive Sweating Symptom Chart and fill it in for a week. Look it over. Do you see a pattern?

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Is Your Excessive Sweating Caused by a Medical Problem?

Do you sweat more than other people? Does a five-minute workout on the treadmill leave you sopping wet? Do you wipe your hand before every handshake? At the very least, excessive sweating is a hassle. But sometimes heavy sweating is sign of a medical condition. "It's not always easy for the average person to know the difference," says Benjamin Barankin, MD, a dermatologist in Toronto and a member of the American Academy of Dermatology. Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, can be a warning...

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Have antiperspirants or showers managed the problem? If not, you might bring the chart to your next appointment and talk it over with your doctor.

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Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson, MD on October 21, 2014

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