The condition of excessive sweating is termed as Hyperhidrosis in medical terms and is a major object of ridicule among people. You will be surprised to know that there are specific surgical procedures to cure this condition. In this surgery, the nerves that are responsible for creating excessive sweat are cut and there are separate surgical procedures for different parts of the body.

Palmar Hyperhidrosis or sweaty palms are cured through Thoracic Sympathectomy which is able to be successful in 98% of the cases. Plantar Hyperhidrosis or foot sweating is cured through the procedure known as Lumbar Sympathectomy and its success rate if 90%. As after effects of the surgery, pain, discomfort and bleeding can take place in the patient. There are also surgical procedure to control excessive sweating in arm pits and other parts of the body that are prone to sweat a lot. So, if you sweat a lot on a particular part of your body, you should hesitate to consult your medical practitioner.