What’s causing this teenager’s profusely sweaty palms?

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Hyperhidrosis, specifically palmar hyperhidrosis, can inadvertently impact quality of life by creating challenges with holding objects such as pens, causing metals to corrode just by holding them, and producing social anxiety associated with shaking hands. If untreated, hyperhidrosis can persist throughout life. There are a few treatment options available on the market today, however, iontophoresis is the leader with the fewest side effects.