Sweaty armpits or axillary sweating is one of the most common areas of hyperhidrosis. This condition affects 2-3% of the population often has a significant impact on the emotional, social and professional aspect of patients. Treatments in the past has been disappointing, however under the new PBS entitlement for injectables , axillary hyperhidrosis can be safely and effectively treated. Treatment under a specialist will save patients over $1000 for this treatment.

Facts on sweaty armpits

  • Axillary hyperhidrosis or excessive underarm sweating is a common condition
  • To date, treatments have proven unsuccessful, with skin irritation from Driclor commonly seen in most cases of severe underarm sweating
  • BTX injection is a proven treatment for severe underarm sweating
  • BTX injections to the area are subsided by Medicare when antiperspirants fail
  • BTX can stop sweaty armpits for upto 6-7 months- that over 210 days!
  • The out of pocket cost for this treatment is $420, this works out to $2 a day for sweat free underarms.

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