Steps to stop excessive sweating

Aug 01, 2004, 4:00am

Stanford, Calif. - Reports of the efficacy of botulinum toxin type A (Botox, Allergan) injection for the management of focal hyperhidrosis are prompting more patients to seek treatment for excessive sweating, says Daniel Berg, M.D., who spoke on the topic at "The Next Step: Mastering Cutaneous Outpatient Procedures," a continuing education program held at Stanford University.