I get serious pit stains. How do I deal?
I get pit stains. I shower daily and use strong deodorant. Yet, I have stains before second period. Help!
As if you don’t have enough to worry about in puberty, right? Excessive sweating is called hyperhidrosis. According to guidelines from the International Hyperhidrosis Society, you know you have it if your sweating is embarrassing, depressing or prevents you from doing things.
“Most people don’t even tell their best friends,” says Dr. Doris Day, spokesperson for the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and a dermasurgeon in New York City. She recommends an over-the-counter product containing a deodorant and antiperspirant (try Certain Dri, drugstore.com). If that doesn’t work, a dermo can help you with this problem.
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