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Embarassing sweating

Ok, so, Im 5 2" and weight 163. Im muscley but im slightly overweight. The issue is that I sweat in between my legs! Like, when I wear a dress, I literally put deoderant on the upper inner thighs bc it eventually smells like BO.

Does anyone else have this problem? I swear, it makes me feel fat just thinking about it.


Thu. Jun 28, 3:57am

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i don't have quite that problem, but i'm the same as you only 5'4" and i SWEAT. my biggest problem area is under my breasts. i get these wet spots where my shirt touches my skin just beneath my bra. so embarassing!

Thursday, June 28, 2007, 10:35 AM

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FYI, not to be shocking here, but if this stuff REALY bugs you, you can get botox injections to the skin in these areas (it is a proven perspiration solution, not just wrinkles!). I have a friend who gets this in his arm pits. His health insurance even covers it because it was causing him so much embarrassment (at work, giving presentations, etc.)

Thursday, June 28, 2007, 12:47 PM

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there is also RX grade deodorant-stuff works like a charm. I sweat, like you, in between my legs and my boobs-drives me nuts.

Thursday, June 28, 2007, 12:57 PM

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If you rather not go the Botox route go to your doctor and ask for a prescription for Drysol - it's this stuff that literally will stop the sweating practically overnight. I use to use it in my armpits when I was a teenager because I would sweat through my clothes (gross and embarassing). When you do ask your doctor for it make sure you request it in the Dab-O-Matic form since it's easier to apply. This should take care of it.

Sunday, August 26, 2007, 1:03 AM

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sweating is natural and essential. i wipe down with apple cider vinegar in between my legs after a shower (it totally neutralizes odor, but doesn't stink like vinegar), and halps to balance the ph levels. i also wear deodorant mini-pads on especially hot days. try to pinpoint if certain foods cause you to sweat more, or particular materials or specific clothes, even. and, obviously, then try to avoid the triggers. i have some bad days, but i think if you try to contain the sweating by using antiperspirants, your going to have to sweat the sweat out somewhere else..also check out the symptoms for hyperhidrosis, which is a sweating "condition" linked to some disorders.

Sunday, August 26, 2007, 11:17 AM

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