Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Excessive Sweating Underlying Cause

The most common cause of hyperhidrosis is emotional stress.

Additional causes of hyperhidrosis include:


Less common causes of hyperhidrosis include:

Last Updated: Feb 3, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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