WONDER #2412: What Happens if Your Have Hyperhidrosis?

Question 1 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Most animals don’t sweat like people do.
  2. Sweat is normal on a hot day.
  3. Hyperhidrosis is a condition that causes excessive sweating and is treatable.
  4. Hyperhidrosis affects 2-3 percent of Americans.

Question 2 of 3

The two types of hyperhidrosis are...

  1. Limited hyperhidrosis
  2. Generalized hyperhidrosis
  3. Focal hyperhidrosis
  4. Both b and c

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following statements about hyperhidrosis is NOT true?

  1. Hyperhidrosis is not passed down by parents.
  2. Hyperhidrosis can be treated with lotion or oral medication.
  3. Hyperhidrosis usually starts in the teen years.
  4. Hyperhidrosis affects 2-3 percent of Americans.

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