We found 7 providers with an interest in hyperhidrosis and who accept Gold Navigate Plus 1500 near King of Prussia, PA.

Dr. Stephanie Marie Sweet, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
700 S Henderson Road; Suite 200
King of Prussia, PA
 

Dr. Stephanie Sweet, who practices in King of Prussia, PA, East Norriton, PA, and Philadelphia, PA, is a medical specialist in hand surgery, physical therapy, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sweet include arthroscopic surgery, elbow pain, and osteomyelitis. Her professional affiliations include Einstein Healthcare Network, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Abington Health. Dr. Sweet takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. She welcomes new patients. She is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. She speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Dupuytren's Contracture, Bursitis, Wrist Surgery, Rheumatoid Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Steven Zelouf, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
700 S Henderson Road; Suite 200
King of Prussia, PA
 

Dr. David Zelouf sees patients in King of Prussia, PA, Paoli, PA, and Philadelphia, PA. His medical specialties are hand surgery, physical therapy, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Zelouf include elbow pain, facet injection, and osteomyelitis. Dr. Zelouf is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. For his residency, Dr. Zelouf trained at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Zelouf is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, and Methodist Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Dupuytren's Contracture, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Scleroderma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruce Alan Brod, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
Penn Medicine Valley Forge; 1001 Chesterbrook Boulevard
Berwyn, PA
 

Dr. Bruce Brod is a specialist in dermatology (skin disorders). Before completing his residency at Rhode Island Hospital and UPMC Presbyterian, Dr. Brod attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Brod include rosacea, acne, and psoriasis. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Brod is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He has received the distinction of Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Lancaster General Health.

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All Interests: Atopic Dermatitis, Contact Dermatitis, Injectable Fillers, Skin Cancer, Rosacea, Cosmetic Skin ... (Read more)

Dr. Cherie Marie Ditre, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA
 

Dr. Cherie Ditre is a dermatologist in Radnor, PA. These areas are among her clinical interests: basal cell carcinoma, cryotherapy, and removal of skin lesion (growth or mark). Dr. Ditre honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Ditre's medical residency was performed at Graduate Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. She is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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Relevant Interests: , hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Botox Injection, Laser Resurfacing, Sclerotherapy, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Port-Wine ... (Read more)

Dr. Soo Kim Abboud, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA
 

Dr. Soo Abboud's specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). The average patient rating for Dr. Abboud is 5.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include the following: neck reconstructive surgery, ear pain, and thyroid cancer. Dr. Abboud is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and performed her residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Abboud has received the following distinction: Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's Top Docs issues, 2012, 2013 and 2015, 2016. Dr. Abboud is conversant in Korean.

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Relevant Interests: , hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)

All Interests: Neck Reconstructive Surgery, Ear Pain, Facial Pain, Nosebleeds, Deviated Septum, Dizziness, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Surgery
550 South Goddard Boulevard
King of Prussia, PA
 

Dr. Pablo Laje specializes in pediatric surgery. Dr. Laje is affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)

All Interests: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Hyperhidrosis, Neonatal Surgery

Dr. Juliana Kim Choi, PhD, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA
 

Dr. Juliana Choi is a dermatology (skin disorders) specialist. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Choi completed her residency training at the University of Chicago Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)

All Interests: Moles, Biopsy, Hyperhidrosis, Skin Issues, Skin Tag Removal, Skin Lesions

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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.