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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard; Mail Code Wstn
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Edward Savage is a cardiothoracic surgeon. He is a graduate of Yale School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Savage's areas of expertise include the following: lung cancer surgery, thoracoabdominal aneurysm (TAA), and lobectomy. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Savage include: - Listed in Guide to America's Top Surgeons (ed.); Boca Raton Super Doctors; and Listed in Top Doctors: Chicago Metro Area (2nd Ed.). He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Florida.

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Relevant Interests: , hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)

All Interests: Bypass Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Lung Biopsy, Mitral Stenosis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Neurology
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard; Mail Code Wstn
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Nestor Galvez-Jimenez works as a neurologist. He is a graduate of the University of San Carlos of Guatemala, Faculty of Medical Sciences. For his residency, Dr. Galvez-Jimenez trained at Booth Memorial Hospital, Cleveland Clinic, and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Galvez-Jimenez include migraine, restless leg syndrome, and carpal tunnel syndrome. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Galvez-Jimenez is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Upsilon Phi Delta Society, Honor Society, Barry University Health Services Administration; Best Doctors in America; and America's Top Physicians, Consumer's Research Council of America. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Galvez-Jimenez is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)

All Interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Dizziness, Radiculopathy, Neuromuscular Disorders, Migraine, Dementia, Nerve ... (Read more)

Specializes in Neurology
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard; Mail Code Wstn
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Tarannum Khan is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Khan's areas of expertise include the following: general neurology, dystonia, and restless leg syndrome. Her average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She trained at Cleveland Clinic Florida for residency. She has received the following distinction: Cleveland Clinic Florida : Award for Clinical Excellence. Dr. Khan (or staff) is conversant in Urdu and Hindi. Dr. Khan is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)

All Interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Cervical Dystonia, Neuromuscular Disorders, Migraine, Dementia, Nerve ... (Read more)

2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard
Weston, FL
 

These areas are among Dr. Alexandra Soriano Caminero's clinical interests: migraine, guillain-barre syndrome, and restless leg syndrome. Dr. Soriano Caminero is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. She studied medicine at Santo Domingo Institute of Technology. She trained at Cleveland Clinic Florida for residency. Dr. Soriano Caminero's average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)

All Interests: Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Restless Leg Syndrome, Dizziness, Radiculopathy, Neuromuscular Disorders, ... (Read more)

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What is Hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition where the sweat glands become overactive, leading to excessive sweating. It can occur in just one area, such as the armpits, feet, or hands; or it can be general sweating over the entire body. Hyperhidrosis can happen to people of all ages and genders. It is estimated that the condition affects as many as 3% of all people, but many are never diagnosed because they are too embarrassed to talk about their symptoms with their doctor.

When excessive sweating is the main complaint and is not related to any other condition, it is called primary hyperhidrosis. There is no known cause, but it does tend to run in families. Secondary hyperhidrosis is sweating that is caused by another medical condition, such as anxiety, cancer, hyperthyroidism, or menopause. Sometimes treating the underlying condition can improve this type of sweating.

There are tests doctors can use to diagnose hyperhidrosis. One involves simply soaking up the perspiration with paper and then weighing the paper to measure how much extra sweat is being produced. Another test, called the starch-iodine test, involves covering the body with powder. This powder turns blue in any areas where sweat is produced.

Treatment depends on the severity of the hyperhidrosis and the areas affected. Some options are:
  • Prescription antiperspirants, which contain aluminum chloride and work by plugging the sweat ducts. This signals the sweat glands to decrease sweat production. They work for moderate cases of hyperhidrosis and are relatively affordable.
  • Iontophoresis, a procedure that uses small amounts of electricity and a tray of tap water to decrease production of sweat glands in the hands or feet.
  • Botox, which can be injected into the nerves that control sweat glands in the underarms.
  • Sympathectomy, a surgery for severe cases that can be performed to cut the nerves that stimulate sweat production. Sympathectomy is most effective for hyperhidrosis of the hands. It may cause new symptoms of sweating elsewhere on the body.
  • Surgery to remove sweat glands, most often in the underarms.

Hyperhidrosis is a serious medical condition that causes both physical and emotional distress. Treatments are available, and support groups exist to help patients cope.
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