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    Anon or delete please, cheers

    Now this is potentially a very weird thread, but I assure you I'm not trolling or anything...

    I have a number of job interviews coming up and have been worrying about a lot of things, but also what's nagging me is the fact I have very sweaty palms. People have mentioned it before and it musn't be pleasant shaking someone's hand and ending up with their sweat on your hands :yes:

    It annoys me and sometimes makes me reluctant to shake hands with people, but of course it's a formality at interviews and I'm told many interviewers like candidates with a firm initial handshake! Of course this is worrying me for obvious reasons (outlined above :P)

    Anyway, I was wondering if there's any way I can lessen the clamminess of my hands in time for my interviews...I've tried furiously wiping them on my trouser legs, but to no avail, hah!

    Cheers in advance!

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    Have you tried some sort of moisturiser? Never really had sweaty palms, but I've found moisturising can also stop them drying up, maybe it could have an opposite effect for you?
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    Anon or delete please, cheers

    Now this is potentially a very weird thread, but I assure you I'm not trolling or anything...

    I have a number of job interviews coming up and have been worrying about a lot of things, but also what's nagging me is the fact I have very sweaty palms. People have mentioned it before and it musn't be pleasant shaking someone's hand and ending up with their sweat on your hands

    It annoys me and sometimes makes me reluctant to shake hands with people, but of course it's a formality at interviews and I'm told many interviewers like candidates with a firm initial handshake! Of course this is worrying me for obvious reasons (outlined above :P)

    Anyway, I was wondering if there's any way I can lessen the clamminess of my hands in time for my interviews...I've tried furiously wiping them on my trouser legs, but to no avail, hah!

    Cheers in advance!

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    I have this problem too, it sucks Especially when forced to shake hands with very attractive head of course at graduate parties... I'm afraid I'm yet to come up with a solution, but I hope someone does !
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    Go to a pharmacy, and they might recommend a thing called Driclor (sp?). It apparently stops excessive sweating.
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    I would suspect that you suffer from a condition call palmar hyperhydrosis, search wikipedia to read the full article about it.

    If you are indeed suffering from that condition, then it can be easily fixed by applying aluminium chloride solution to your hands every night, then washing it off in the morning. I would suggest 2 brands, driclor or anhydrol forte, just go to boots/ any pharmacy and ask for them.

    If there is any more information you would like to know don't hesitate to pm me.
 
 
 
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