What is the incidence of hyperhidrosis in the US and UK?

Updated: Mar 23, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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In the United States and the United Kingdom, 1-1.6% of people have records reflecting hyperhidrosis. [16]  About 60% in both databases were women.

In adolescents and young adults, an incidence rate of 0.6-1% is reported for hyperhidrosis. [17]


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