Antiperspirants The first treatment that you are likely to try is a strong antiperspirant that can only be obtained from pharmacies or on prescription. It usually contains between 5% and 20% aluminium chloride and works by plugging up pores so the sweat cannot emerge onto the skin. Prescription antiperspirants are usually used under the arms but many people also use them on the hands, feet and chest, although they may not be as effective on these areas. Antiperspirants must be frequently reapplied […]