Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) is a condition that most often affects the palms of the hands, soles of the feet and underarms. Dripping-wet skin can cause embarrassment and interfere with daily activities. In severe cases of hyperhidrosis (hi-pur-hi-DROE-sis), when more conservative treatments don't help, your doctor may suggest surgery either to remove the sweat glands or to disconnect the nerves responsible for the excessive sweating.
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Lindsey Fleener had hyperhidrosis — causing her hands to sweat profusely and preventing her from enjoying simple activities others may take for granted.