Objective: To compare the therapeutic effects of acupuncture and western medicine on spontaneous polyhidrosis.
Methods: Acupuncture at Huatuojiaji points was used to treat 30 cases of spontaneous polyhidrosis and the western medicine was used to treat 26 cases for comparison.
Results: The total effective rate of the former was 96.7% and that of the latter 57.7%. The difference in therapeutic effect between the two groups was significant (P<0.01).
Conclusion: The therapeutic effect of acupuncture at Huatuojiaji points on spontaneous polyhidrosis was better than that of western medicine.