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sweaty dry feet


Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition due to excessive sweating.  Sweating is a natural condition for our body to prevent overheating. Occasionally, this system is poorly regulated.  Major areas often affected are the palms, soles and armpits. Excessive sweating of the feet can lead to serious discomfort and skin changes as well as paving the road for opportunistic infections such as athlete’s foot and erythrasma. Patients with hyperhidrosis may need to change their socks several times a day.

Hyperhyosis can be medically managed several ways including over the counter medications, prescription medication and even serial injections.


Xerosis is a dry skin condition when your skin does not produce enough sweat and oil. This issue can affect anyone at any age. Diabetics are especially vulnerable to xerosis.


  • Scaling, flaking or peeling skin

  • Rough skin

  • Tightness

  • Itching

  • Crack of the skin, especially the heel

Dry skin can be caused by:

  • Cold/dry winter air

  • Excessive washing

  • Soaps

  • Other skin diseases

  • Secondary to medication

  • Diabetes

  • Aging

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