Hyperhidrosis

Also known as: Excessive sweating, Primary hyperhidrosis

Excessive sweating, also called hyperhidrosis, can affect the entire body, but usually occurs in the palms, soles, armpits and/or groin area. Excessive sweating is normal when associated with warm weather, physical activity, anxiety or fever. However, if the condition is chronic, you may have hyperhidrosis.