excessive sweat

excessive sweat

[ikses′iv]
Etymology: L, excedere, to go out; AS, swaeaten
perspiration greater than normal for the ambient environment. It is usually a sign of septic fever, pulmonary tuberculosis, hyperthyroidism, chronic renal disease, or malaria. Abnormal sweating of the hands and feet is often a sign of nervous irritability or other emotional stress.
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4) Excessive sweat combined with wearing socks and shoes creates an ideal surrounding for fungi to grow.
This term is used to describe excessive sweat production in the underarm areas.
5%), excessive sweat (seven percent), diuretics (2.
The soaring temperatures can wreak havoc on your confidence by causing horrible beauty dilemmas like excessive sweat, body odor, and acne.
Excessive sweat can occur on any part of the body but most often is found under the arms, on the palms of hands, soles of feet, forehead and upper lip and trunk of the body.
Those who suffer from axillary hyperhidrosis often have stained clothes as a result of excessive sweat from their underarms.