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Remove sweat glands


The sweat glands OP is performed in the armpit under local anesthesia. To do this, first small incisions in the skin folds are made. Then, a mixture of sterile water, a narcotic, sodium bicarbonate, and usually some cortisone in the subcutaneous fat is injected into a first step. As a result of the treated area is stunned and the fat cells connect with the emulsion that out this simply rinse themselves and with a fine needle aspirate can be. Veins, vessels and nerves will be so protected. After the liposuction in addition scraped the bottom of the leather skin extensively to remove the sweat glands.

The effect at each fifth can subside after a few years because the nerves partially reconnect with the remaining sweat glands and sweat glands go back to their work so that.

Sweat glands treat with Botox as an alternative

Alternatively you can treat with Botox the sweat glands. The botulinum solution is injected it in the area of the armpit. The treatment stops further treatments for 6 months after the first treatment for 4 months.

Botulinum toxin inhibits the transmission of the nerve to the muscle, which always have the movement ability of the muscle decreases depending on the dosage of venom. Botulinum are toxins produced by bacteria. The muscle can no longer as usual tight turn, other nerve functions such as feeling are not affected.

Sweat glands in the armpit

Sweat glands develop during the Pupertät and regulate the heat balance of the human by the physical effect of the evaporative cooling. Sweat glands detoxifying functions of the body in the low range can apply under certain circumstances. Still, the welding regulates the pH of the skin. Sweat glands in the armpits have glandular body with a diameter of approx. 4 mm, lie in the subcutaneous tissue and result in the course of the hair follicles.


Approximately two percent of people suffer from a Hyperhidrosis (excessive local or General sweat production). Hormonal disorders or other illnesses, these are primarily treated and about the therapy regulates perspiration.

Type 1Increased sweating with Schwitzflecken up to 10 cm
Type 2

Profuse sweating with Schwitzflecken up to 20 cm

Type 3

Very profuse sweating with Schwitzflecken about 20 cm. The sweating occurs also in unusual places.

Flag of Hyperhidrosis

  • Temperature-independent
  • Not controllable
  • Symptoms not during sleep
  • Starts in childhood or as a teenager
  • At least once per week

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Operation kind

usually under local anesthesia

Operation duration

1-2 Hours

Stay in the clinic


Ability to work1-2 Weeks
  • Circulatory disorders
  • Infection, haemorrhage
  • Sensory disturbances in the operated area
  • Circulatory problems
  • Bruising
  • Swelling
Durabilitypermanently at 75% of OPs
Health insuranceassumes the costs only when medically indexed cases, if e.g. more common fungal infections due to the sweat or to insulate themselves from the society and mental issues


Prior to surgery:

  • 10 Days before any blood-thinning agents
  • 10 Days before no cigarette and alcohol consumption
  • Forego hormone medications or birth control pills
  • Shave underarm hair

After the surgery:

  • Shower 2 weeks avoid no sunlight and hot tubs and saunas for a few months,
  • 2 Months no sports or other heavy physical work
  • Abstain from cigarettes and alcohol for several weeks

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