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Who has excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis)?

It is estimated that approximately 1% of adults suffer from hyperhidrosis. Typically excessive sweating begins in childhood or early adolescence and increases in severity through puberty and into adulthood. Men and women are equally affected. In many patients, the symptoms are mild and not socially disabling. Symptoms usually appear during adolescence and either remain mild or gradually progress into adulthood, rarely diminishing spontaneously.

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