Sweat glands
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Sweat gland removal to combat excessive underarm perspiration

Increased sweating, or hyperhidrosis, can lead to considerable suffering. The most common form, primary focal hyperhidrosis, mainly affects the armpits (hyperhidrosis axillaris), feet, hands or face, i.e. areas that are primarily responsible for emotional sweating. We can remove your sweat glands with a minor operation.

After appropriate preparation, the sweat glands are suctioned out using special cannulas. The scars from the small incisions are almost unrecognizable later on. This makes it possible to correct the problem of excessive sweating in the armpit area.

What our patients say

How can you prepare for sweat gland removal?

  • All your questions about possible complications of sweat gland removal and alternative forms of treatment should be discussed in advance.
  • Keep nicotine and alcohol consumption to a minimum for safety reasons!
  • You may need to stop taking hormone-containing medication such as the pill. be temporarily discontinued.
  • Blood-thinning medication (e.g. ASA or Thomapyrin®) must be taken at least once a week. should be discontinued ten days before the surgical procedure (after consultation with your attending physician).
  • Any food supplements (omega-3 fatty acids, St. John’s wort preparations …) and vitamin preparations (A, E) must be taken at least once a week. Discontinue 4 weeks before the sweat gland operation.
  • It is recommended that you take out follow-up cost insurance before undergoing aesthetic procedures.
  • Surgery restricts your ability to travel by air. In the 6 weeks following the procedure, you should not plan any air travel, either for business or pleasure!

How is a sweat gland removal performed?

  • The procedure takes about 1 hour.
  • Sweat gland suction is performed on an outpatient basis under local anesthesia and, if desired, under twilight sedation.
  • The small stitches are sewn with fine skin threads.

Your experts for sweat gland removal

Dr. Adelana Santos Stahl
Dr. Adelana Santos Stahl
Dr. Stephane Stahl
PD. Dr. Stéphane Stahl

What do you need to consider after sweat gland removal?

  • Postoperative clinical checks are recommended on the 3rd postoperative day and then again after 1, 2 and 6 weeks as well as after 6 months and 12 months.
  • Showering is possible immediately before the wound check from the 3rd day after the operation.
  • The sutures are removed between the 10th and 14th postoperative day
  • Scar care, consisting of scar massage, sun protection and a silicone pad, helps to achieve inconspicuous scars from the 3rd postoperative week onwards.
  • Sport, going to the sauna, swimming, heavy work and sunbathing should be avoided. 6 weeks should be avoided.

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