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Acupuncture for primary hyperhidrosis: case series
  1. Yasemin Cayir1,
  2. Yasemin Engin2
  1. 1Department of Family Medicine, Ataturk University Faculty of Medicine, Research and Application Center for Acupuncture and Complementary Medicine Therapy Modalities, Erzurum, Turkey
  2. 2Department of Anatomy, Ataturk University Faculty of Medicine, Erzurum, Turkey
  1. Correspondence to Dr Yasemin Cayir, Department of Family Medicine, Ataturk University, Faculty of Medicine, Erzurum 25070, Turkey; dryasemincayir{at}


Three cases of primary hyperhidrosis of no known cause, with excess sweating day and night, were treated using the same acupuncture points. The patients reported that their sweating decreased and that they felt better after the treatment.

  • Acupuncture
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology

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