Bromhidrosis is generally diagnosed when noticeable body odor has a Treatment of axillary bromhidrosis through a mini-incision with. Bromhidrosis is a condition of abnormal or offensive body odour, to a large extent The two main factors to consider when treating bromhidrosis are to. Bromhidrosis is a disease presenting as malodor caused by interaction between the discharge of apocrine glands and bacteria. The main therapeutic modalities.

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A procedure called endoscopic sympathectomy uses small incisions and special tools to destroy the nerves in the chest that lead to bromhidrsis underarm sweat glands. YAG, Subdermal coagulation, 1, nm. We also checked for other complications and recurrence for 12 months after the treatment. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer.

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These can help reduce the number of bacteria interacting with your sweat. Create a personal account to register for email alerts with links to free full-text articles.

Sweat from the apocrine glands tends to be thicker than that produced by the eccrine glands.

A 1, nm and 1, nm Q-switched Nd: In our experience, Inaba’s method results bromhidrosid the lowest rate of complications and recurrence 3. Find articles by Jae Hwan Kim. Sudoriferous sweat glands are divided into two types: You should also wash your clothes regularly and remove clothes that are sweaty as soon as you can. Development in Girls and Boys. Please review our privacy policy.


Botox is also used for sweaty hands and feet. The procedure is effective for 5 to 10 years.

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However, these two wavelengths are not highly specific for fat treatmdnt, and wavelengths of 1, nm are more markedly absorbed in fat more than water compared to other wavelengths 5. An undershirt may help keep odor from reaching your outer layers of clothing. A more invasive way of removing sweat glands or the nerves that trigger sweating is through surgery. Botulinum toxin A Botoxwhich works by blocking nerve impulses to the muscles, can be injected into the underarm to block nerve impulses to the sweat glands.

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We therefore hypothesized that apocrine glands in fatty tissues would be more specifically destroyed by the 1, nm laser. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

YAG laser therapy are used, but as the wavelength is not specific to apocrine glands, these laser therapies bromhiidrosis certain limitations. A bad smell can also develop when bacteria on the skin break down eccrine sweat.


Improved hygiene and topical therapy are the main brombidrosis options for mild cases of bromhidrosis and may include the following. Taking a medical history may reveal diseases or conditions that contribute to the occurrence of bromhidrosis e.


A year-old female presented with malodor in both axillae aggravated since adolescence. YAG laser may be less invasive but effective therapy, we would like to recommend this modality as a possible treatment option.

Additionally, postoperative pain continued for 7 to 10 days.

A surgeon can also remove the sweat glands themselves through a more traditional operation. YAG laser treatment left axilla. Histologic evaluation of interstitial lipolysis comparing aand nm bromhjdrosis in an ex vivo model.

Currently, CO 2 laser and 1, nm Nd: Infrared saunas promise a number of health benefits, from weight loss and decreased stress levels to improved circulation and even better skin.

This patient was largely satisfied as it has a much shorter down time with the same therapeutic outcome. You may have heard about liposuction in relation to removing fat from your midsection or elsewhere in the body. Bromhidrosiphobic patients have a morbid dread of bodily odours and their sensory delusions can be an early warning sign of schizophrenia.