It is common for people to sweat when they are nervous or stressed. In some cases, sweating may be a sign of an underlying medical problem. If you have excessive sweating and it’s causing your clothes to stick or feel damp, contact your doctor. [top] What is Hyperhidrosis?
Hyperhidrosis (hy-per-huh-dros’-tee) is a general term that describes excessive perspiration under the skin in places other than the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. It can affect one area or several areas on your body at once. Generally speaking, hyperhidrosis refers to excessive perspiration anywhere on the body but not limited only to these locations: Hands/Fingers Feet/Toes Underarms Breasts Chin/Nipples