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teenage girl embarrassing sweaty armpits

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Howstricks Wed 08-May-13 19:35:50

Title says it all really. She is feeling embarrassed at school. Seems to make no difference whether she wears short sleeves/long sleeves etc. School blouses are light blue and she feels self conscious about wet patches. Tried strong underarm sure/dove stick deodrant. Any tips or help would be very very gratefully accepted.

TheBeanAndTheBee Wed 08-May-13 22:02:36

Another vote for driclor!

BroodyAndMoody Wed 08-May-13 22:08:58

I too am a sweat box. Tried everything before getting Mitchum, which really has worked for me. Do quite a bit if conference speaking and was always self concious if I got hot of smelling/sweating.

Not looked back, really made a difference, clothes last longer as well. Agree with previous poster about letting it dry well before getting dressed. Sticky otherwise. Tesco had it on Bogof recently.

Howstricks Mon 10-Jun-13 14:29:56

She tried driclor (first one mentioned that we could find at boots!)...and it worked like a dream. One very happy dd..many thanks to everyone.

Uverguv Mon 10-Jun-13 21:51:50

Glad to hear that you have found a solution. For really serious sweating (hyperhydrosis) Botox injections can be very effective. It's sometimes possible to get them on the NHS, if the sweating is causing real distress. Works on sweaty armpits, hands and feet. Like Botox for facial lines, it will wear off, but repeated treatments can last for longer each time and will sometimes effect a permanent cure.

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