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23 Apr 2003

Swetting
Hi, I swet nery badly at night when I sleep to the extent that i need to change pillows. No matter what the temperature is. Mostly arouund my neck. Any advice?
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CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Garth, assuming that you’re not overweight, don’t suffer from a thyroid problem, adhere to the accepted hygiene regimens and that you’re in good general health, you might suffer hyperhidrosis. This is basically excessive perspiration due to over activity of the sweat glands. The problem is that it is usually not limited to the neck area. It usually occurs on the palms, soles, axillae, inframammary regions, or groin. The best would be to see your doctor and have him sort it out for you. Good luck.
PS. If you’re interested in some information on hyperhidrosis, you can mail me at CyberDoc@mweb.co.za.
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