Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Unable to Perspire Treatment

Anhydrosis may not require treatment if it only occurs over a small part of your body. If large surfaces are affected, treatment is directed toward the underlying cause. A person with anhydrosis must avoid conditions that may lead to heat illness. Additional treatment may be required for symptoms of heat illness, such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion, of heatstroke.

Treatment for anhidrosis may include:

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Last Updated: Mar 9, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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