How Does Hyperhidrosis Affect a Person’s Fingerprints?

A frequent complaint that we hear from patients who work in the public sector surrounds fingerprinting. Careers such as policing, education or any other governmental agencies require this step.

The accumulation of sweat in the finger-tip area makes it difficult for the person to perform this simple task. It is frustrating when everyone else can do it without hesitation.

Law enforcement candidates complain about its effect on their ability to hold their weapons, as well as writing citations/reports. Many people may view this as something that is insignificant, but for those who live with it daily, it is a serious issue.

There is also the social and psychological components that we need to consider. Learn more about the psychological aspects that affect hyperhidrosis.