Patient stories

  1. No more sweaty palms

    "It's great to meet you," says Barbara Moy, smiling and offering her hand. The commonplace act of shaking hands is for Barbara akin to a miracle. Since she was a child, Barbara has lived with a rare condition called hyperhidrosis. For persons with hyperhidrosis, "the sweat just pours off," explains Dawn Jaroszewski, M.D., a specialist [...]

  2. Lindsey Fleener

    Surgery cures rare condition

    When Lindsey Fleener was young, she struggled playing the piano. It was difficult for her to do penmanship. She could barely hold a bat in physical education. The monkey bars were impossible at recess. Lindsey didn't have a learning disability. She wasn't handicapped or physically challenged. Lindsey had a condition that elicited excessive perspiration — [...]

Sep. 21, 2012