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Old 11-17-2011, 04:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Excessive(?) sweating while walking in front of people

Whenever I walk in front of people, no matter how short the distance, I always end up sweating. I always feel like they're watching me and judging how I walk, my posture, how my bag looks, etc. This is so absolutely annoying and causes me to leave from home and from school as fast as possible so people can't stare at me for so long (even though they're not even staring at me to begin with), which makes me sweat even more, even in the winter time! This also causes me foot problems because I get blisters from walking so fast, peeled skin on my heel, and even an ingrown toenail.

Taking the bus to school is no option because, again, SA kicks in and I feel like everyone is watching and judging me when I enter the bus, and it's even worse when I see a classmate or someone in my grade on the bus. I feel so uncomfortable.

Does anyone else experience the sweating problem? How do you cope with it?
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Old 11-17-2011, 07:11 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I did find this on wikipedia. This is just part of the article.

"Hyperhidrosis is the condition characterized by abnormally increased perspiration,in excess of that required for regulation of body temperature.
The cause of primary hyperhidrosis is unknown, although some surgeons claim that it is caused by sympathetic overactivity. Nervousness or excitement can exacerbate the situation for many sufferers. Other factors can play a role; certain foods and drinks, nicotine, caffeine, and smells can trigger a response.
A common complaint of patients is that they get nervous because they sweat, then sweat more because they are nervous."
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Old 11-17-2011, 06:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I had excessive pit sweating for years due to anxiety. I was always conscious of it which just made it worse. I ruined lots of shirts and jackets because of it and people used to laugh. When I went on Zoloft it calmed me down enough that the pit sweating went away. I don't sweat much anymore.
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Old 11-17-2011, 06:54 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I use Hypercare. My pits are completely dry.
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Old 11-18-2011, 09:41 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I get that alot. I hate it
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