Treatment of the feet, palms and armpits excessive sweating is conducted using cosmetic means or botulinum toxin drugs administration that block the sweat glands. But if conservative methods of sweating treatment do not give the desired effect, it is possible to eliminate the sweating by surgical means.
The intervention may be performed by four methods, each of which is efficient and degree of trauma.
Operative technique of treatment involves removal of the sweat glands. Surgeon performs a skin incision in the underarm for removal. This is the most effective way to conduct the operation, since a most efficient permanent removal of glands occurs. The sweating is reduced as a result.
During Liposuction, the doctor pumps fatty tissues along with the sweat glands off through a special tube through the skin. It can be carried out in conjunction with the liposuction of hands and armpits .
The traditional method of treatment involves dissection of the cervical or thoracic section and influence on sympathetic nerve. The physician may destroy it totally using the current or block it partially using clips or chemicals.
Endoscopic method is a more gentle treatment compared to the traditional one. The surgeon performs two incisions at the armpits with the width of up to several millimeters. The doctor inserts an endoscope and surgical instruments through them and produces the transection of the nerve branches or blocking of them with the clip.
All types of hyperhidrosis surgery are focused on depression of sympathetic nerve, which sends impulses to the sweat glands. In order to resolve the problem of excessive sweating, please contact our clinic in Poltava, where highly qualified specialists carry out the treatment regarding the hyperhidrosis by excision of the sweat glands.
Surgery used to reduce sweating is used by the doctor only in case of ineffectiveness of cosmetic procedures and injection medicine. The eliminating of hyperhidrosis by surgical procedure is not performed if the symptom is the result of thyroid disease or heart problems.
Surgery is associated with high traumatization of tissue and a number of possible side effects. The degree of side effects severity after conventional surgery often causes to abandon this method. Heavy bleeding may occur during the operation or the air may get into in the pleural area. One of the unpleasant consequences is the compensatory hyperhidrosis. This means a reduction in sweating in the operated area, and increasing of it in other areas. Such complications require additional correction.
The patient should spend from 2 to 7 days under the supervision of a doctor after the intervention. After that it is necessary to prevent infection of the intervention site. It is necessary to abandon baths, solariums and swimming in ponds for up to 1.5 months. The intake of alcohol and smoking is not recommended as well.
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