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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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.
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