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How do I control excessive perspiration due to hypothyroidism?

Posted by michelle_phxaz (My Page) on
Thu, Nov 12, 09 at 23:04

I am on meds for the hypothyroidism, but I am constantly soaking wet. I have to change clothes several times a day, and reapply antiperspirant constantly. I am always burning hot but my temperature is normal. What can I do to control the excessive perspiration?


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RE: How do I control excessive perspiration due to hypothyroidism

I rather doubt that your excessive perspiration is due to hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism usually makes a person cold and is often accompanied by dry, flaky skin. I suspect that you have another condition. I think you will want to see a Dr. about this.


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RE: How do I control excessive perspiration due to hypothyroidism

My doctor did attribute the condition to my thyroid, but she didn't have a solution for it. It is apparently a very common side effect, so I was hoping someone else had a solution.


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