What is hyperhidrosis?


Hyperhidrosis is a pathological condition characterized by excessive secretion of sweat by the sweat glands, above the normal amount required for the thermoregulation of the body.  The apocrine glands are located in body parts with great concentration of hair follicles like the armpits and the genitals. The classification of hyperhidrosis is done in different ways, [...]

What is hyperhidrosis?2019-02-26T13:29:28+02:00

How is Iontophoresis performed?


Iontophoresis is used to treat hyperhidrosis  on the hands, feet , armpits and the face. During  Iontophoresis  the patient  sit with both hands or both feet, or one hand and one foot, immersed in shallow trays filled with tap water ( without any pharmaceutical substance ) for a short period of time (15 to 40 [...]

How is Iontophoresis performed?2019-02-09T22:15:14+02:00

What is the role of Iontophoresis?


The procedure causes  disruption of the operation of the sweat glands, without destroying them as it causes temporary  deterioration of some proteins necessary for their function. It causes no permanent damage and after a while the function continues normally. The treatment must be repeated once weekly until  complete elimination  of  hyperhidrosis . The number of [...]

What is the role of Iontophoresis?2019-02-09T22:14:31+02:00

What are the contraindications?


Iontophoresis should not be used or used only under medical consultation in following cases   : Cardiac disorder Implanted electronic devices (pace maker) Metallic Implanted   devices in areas where the current flows Pregnancy extended skin disease decreased pain sensation

What are the contraindications?2019-02-09T22:13:14+02:00
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