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Topic: Big day for me : Surgery for sweating hands !
Message: Posted by: Evoker (Oct 17, 2007 01:28PM)
Hello !

This Friday will be the day I'll get in the hospital for surgery. After that my hands won't be sweating anymore.
I chose to do it because I sweat almost all the time. Not only when I am nervous.
I just hope everything will be alright.

When I'll get back, I will make a "review" about how everything happened, how I felt, how I feel ...

Thierry
Message: Posted by: Mb217 (Oct 17, 2007 01:31PM)
Welcome to the Café Evoker, and good luck with everything. :) I hope all this does what you want it to do. -Mb
Message: Posted by: Evoker (Oct 17, 2007 01:33PM)
Thanks for your support. I have been reading many threads from TheMagicCafe but didn't wrote much for months. I just felt like I needed to share this to the community.

Thierry
Message: Posted by: Joshua Barrett (Oct 17, 2007 01:41PM)
Good luck! I hope everything goes well!
Message: Posted by: Dr Mage (Oct 17, 2007 03:40PM)
Make sure you are very comfortable with the surgeon and the anesthesiologist. I'm sure you're aware that elective surgery should not be taken lightly. Best of luck. Be safe.
Message: Posted by: Evoker (Oct 17, 2007 07:01PM)
I know. But I've had this since I am young and it disturbs me in everything I do. I can't even shake hand with someone without having a disgusting feeling.
Message: Posted by: JamesTong (Oct 17, 2007 07:05PM)
Best wishes to you, Evoker. May everything go well with the surgery. Take care.
Message: Posted by: Kyf (Oct 18, 2007 03:10AM)
All the best on your surgery Evoker.

Kyf
Message: Posted by: paisa23 (Oct 18, 2007 03:21AM)
WOW! Good luck brother, I actually have the oposite, I tend to moist my fingers before certain moves. I also have a Underarm problem like that but it is ojnly from time to time. Hope this post makes me focus on it subconciouly again.
Message: Posted by: Fingers (Oct 18, 2007 05:37AM)
Good luck to you with the surgery Thierry. It must really be a problem if you are going to that length to get it fixed. I just hope you don't end up with the opposite problem.....
Message: Posted by: magicblademan (Oct 18, 2007 08:01AM)
Good luck and hope all goes well,my partner suffers from this mostly when she's anxious ....

Best


Blade
Message: Posted by: Larry Barnowsky (Oct 18, 2007 09:10AM)
My sympathies for your sympathectomy. When it's done you can finally say it was "no sweat". :)
Message: Posted by: smithpaul60 (Oct 18, 2007 09:31AM)
Ha Ha larry, How long did you work to come up with that? That is a classic.
Message: Posted by: smithpaul60 (Oct 18, 2007 09:26PM)
I'm sure you'll be fine. Best wishes.
Message: Posted by: John T Cox (Oct 18, 2007 09:54PM)
Good luck.

My hands are too dry. Must be awful to have wet hands all the time though!
Message: Posted by: thecogito (Oct 18, 2007 10:03PM)
My thoughts and prayers are with you!!
Message: Posted by: manal (Oct 19, 2007 10:48AM)
Do human beings actually have sweat glands in the palms of their hands?
Message: Posted by: joseph (Oct 19, 2007 06:35PM)
Hope all went ok......
Message: Posted by: MickeyPainless (Oct 19, 2007 07:03PM)
Evoker,
Got you in my thoughts and prayers!
Mick
Message: Posted by: Mb217 (Oct 19, 2007 07:11PM)
Evoker, It's Friday dude and we haven't forgotten about you...we know today was the day. Our prayers are with you and we know that all has went well. Remember, it is done unto you as you believe..."So believe"...That's the only real magic there is. ;) -Best, Mb :)
Message: Posted by: Paulo Cabrita (Oct 19, 2007 08:46PM)
I read some in net about some medical technical to stop the excessive hand sweating.
What kind of surgery you gona make?

Paulo
Message: Posted by: ftlum (Oct 19, 2007 11:08PM)
Most likey he's undergoing a sympathectomy.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endoscopic_thoracic_sympathectomy

- Frank
Message: Posted by: Evoker (Oct 20, 2007 11:17AM)
Hello Everybody,
First of all, Thank you so much for your support.

Today is saturday and I just got back home from the first part of the surgery.
And Yes, it was a sympathectomy. The surgeon did my left arm on this Friday. I will be going back to the hospital on Sunday to do the right arm on Monday.

How do I feel ? A bit tired like after every surgery. It hurts a bit in the armpit because that is where he made the "hole". But my left hand already doesn't sweat.
Also, I felt warm a couple of hours after the surgery and I sweat from the "right side of the head" and not from the left side. That was funny.

I will be back for another quick "review" after the second surgery.

Thierry
Message: Posted by: Mb217 (Oct 20, 2007 11:40AM)
Sounds good Evoker...:) You seem like you have it under control. Just a few more steps and it's done. You're gonna be fine. Keep us posted. -Best, MB
Message: Posted by: Fingers (Oct 21, 2007 05:39AM)
Sounds like part one went well. I wish you the best of luck with part two.....
Message: Posted by: Evoker (Oct 23, 2007 06:55AM)
Hello Everybody,
Just got back from the second part of the surgery.

The second part (right hand) was much more painful for me ! It felt like there was an arrow planted on my right back. Now with the medicine it feels much better.
Now I can say that it was "no sweat".

Both of my hands are warm and don't sweat at all. I'll be practicing again my magic in a couple of days.

Feel free to PM me for more details or leave a message in this thread and I will answer as soon as possible.

Again, thank you everyone for your support.

Thierry
Message: Posted by: Fingers (Oct 23, 2007 08:03AM)
Glad to hear everything went well Thierry, good luck for your quick recovery.....
Message: Posted by: smithpaul60 (Oct 23, 2007 08:07AM)
I'm glad you are okay and that the operation was a success. Now get back to work. J/K
Message: Posted by: Mb217 (Oct 23, 2007 08:12AM)
Glad to hear...:) You'll be good as new real soon...even better. :) Now you know the first routine you come up with on your own has got to be called, "No Sweat" :D -Mb
Message: Posted by: Larry Barnowsky (Oct 23, 2007 10:05AM)
Hi Thierry,

Great news!

By the way, I'm in Paris this week through Friday. Any restaurant suggestions. I'm at Hotel D'Aubusson. :)

Larry
Message: Posted by: Chad Barnard (Oct 23, 2007 10:10AM)
There's a really good Pizza Hut across from the opera house ;)
Message: Posted by: Evoker (Oct 23, 2007 10:43AM)
Thanks for your messages !

Larry, I just made a research and it seems like your hotel is quite "chic". Are you performing there ? or giving a lecture in France or something ?

And about the restaurant, I like asian food and there is a good Korean restaurant in the 5th district named "Oh Chapeau". Not too pricey, not cheap either. The address is : 4, rue du Petit Moine 75005 Paris.

But for french food, I read that the Music Hall Restaurant is nice. The address is 63, Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt, 75008 Paris.

Hope this helps.

Thierry