What Causes Sweaty Palms?
Sweaty palms can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'minor' to 'life-threatening'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
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Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose sweaty palms, we could:
- Research the topic
- Find a doctor with the time
- Use a diagnostic computer system.
The process is the same, whichever method is used.
Step 1: List all Possible Causes
We begin by identifying the disease conditions which have "sweaty palms" as a symptom. Here are eight of many possibilities (more below
- High Female Testosterone
- Chronic Fatigue-Fibromyalgia
- Guillain-Barre Syndrome
- Lymphatic Congestion
- Low Estrogens
- High Histamine
Step 2: Build a Symptom Checklist
We then identify all possible symptoms and risk factors of each possible cause, and check the ones that apply:
very great unexplained weight loss
difficulty losing weight
fatigue after slight exertion
swollen cervical nodes
very great unexplained weight gain
afternoon coffee/sugar craving
loss of sense of touch
... and more than 130 others
Step 3: Rule Out or Confirm each Possible Cause
A differential diagnosis of your symptoms and risk factors finds the likely cause of sweaty palms:
|High Female Testosterone
* This is a simple example to illustrate the process
Arriving at a Correct Diagnosis
is our online diagnosis tool that learns all about you through a straightforward process of multi-level questioning, providing diagnosis at the end.
In the Minor Symptoms
section of the questionnaire, The Analyst™
will ask the following question about sweaty palms:
Do the palms of your hands sweat excessively?
→ No / don't know
→ Slight problem for less than 1 year
→ Slight problem for more than 1 year
→ Major problem for less than 1 year
→ Major problem for more than 1 year
Based on your response to this question, which may indicate sweaty palms, chronic sweaty palms, severe sweaty palms or chronic severe sweaty palms, The Analyst™
will consider possibilities such as:
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