Hyperhidrosis in children, as in adults, is characterized by excessive sweating, but diagnosis before the age of 18 years is delicate and must meet certain criteria. The major problems that this disease can cause are the implications and emotional repercussions of social rejection. Over the years these problems can be aggravated and the child can become an adult with behavioral, self-esteem, and relationship problems. The treatment of hyperhidrosis may involve multiple approaches that are isolated, combined, or even superimposed in cases of non-adherence, intolerance, or failure. The main treatments are topical treatment (antiperspirants), iontophoresis, botulinum toxin, laser, microwave, surgical treatment, and systemic treatment with oxybutynin.
Hyperhidrosis Child Oxybutynin
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