Hyperhidrosis affects between 1.5% and 2% of the population. There is a significant number of cases in women since about 50% of the world’s population is female. Hyperhidrosis has many social and functional implications that can affect women. This can be especially difficult for women in situations such as intimacy, wearing certain types of shoes or clothing, social settings, workplace settings, dating, etc. Functional impairments can happen on job sites, computer work, drawing and architectural work, etc. Self-esteem can be also be affected. Many patients describe years of social inhibition and frustration. The surgical solution should be considered after attempts were made with conservative/alternative methods.
Female Foot Sweating
Patients for whom excessive foot sweating was not helped by the ETS procedure should consider the ELS procedure as a possible solution. Learn more about foot sweating.
Female Hand Sweating
Female Armpit Sweating
The surgery itself is often a liberating type experience for many who had suffered under this condition for years.
With regard to the cosmetic results the ETS operation is done with minimal scarring that most women do not consider negative.
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