Complications Of Disease
Fungal infections of the nails
People who sweat profusely are prone to many types of fungal infections. This is because fungi thrive in warm and humid atmosphere as sweaty shoes. Therefore you are more likely to be an infection of the nail of the toe than in the fingers of the hand. A nail infection usually begins with a white or yellow spot under the tip of the nail. As the fungal infection spreads deeper, nail may get discolored and thicken. Sometimes the nail may separate from the nail bed and surrounding skin may get swollen and red. You can even detect a slight odor.
Bacterial infections and warts
Hyperhidrosis can contribute to bacterial infections, especially around the hair follicles or between the toes. It is also associated with warts. If you have hyperhidrosis, warts may take some time to disappear after the treatment and tend to recur.
The social and emotional
People with hyperhidrosis have excessive sweating on the palms and soles, which makes your hands wet and gives unpleasant odor. As a result, patient experience lot of psychological, social and occupational stress.
Other skin diseases
Certain skin diseases like eczema and rashes are common in people with hyperhidrosis. It may be that excessive sweating increases skin inflammation.