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Table 1 Hyperhidrosis disease severity scale[11]

From: Single-port one-stage bilateral thoracoscopic sympathicotomy for severe hyperhidrosis: prospective analysis of a standardized approach

'How would you rate the severity of your sweating?’ PHH severity
1. 'My sweating is never noticeable and never interferes with my daily activities’. Mild
2. 'My sweating is tolerable but sometimes interferes with my daily activities’. Moderate
3. 'My sweating is barely tolerable and frequently interferes with my daily activities’. Severe
4. 'My sweating is intolerable and always interferes with my daily activities’. Intolerable