Excessive Sweating

Excessive sweating, or diaphoresis, can be normal or can indicate a disorder. The body can sweat excessively due to a number of causes. Other types of sweating symptoms are also possible, such as lack of sweat. Causes of over-sweating range from simple causes (e.g. being overweight, puberty, and ...

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Sweating a lot is normal when it is hot or when you exercise, are anxious, or have a fever. It also happens during menopause. If you often sweat too much, it's called hyperhidrosis. Causes include thyroid or nervous system disorders, low blood sugar, or another health problem. ...Source: MedLinePlus (NIH) ...1

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Simple Causes: Excessive sweating does not have to be a major disease. There are many simple causes to consider.

  • Normal sweating. Some people sweat a lot. Men sweat more than women usually. Some people sweat more on their hands and ...
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Causes List for Excessive Sweating

Possible causes of Excessive Sweating (or similar symptoms) may include:2

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Similar Symptoms

Is excessive sweating the best description of your symptoms? Some other possible sweat-related symptoms may be closer to your exact symptoms. Consider some of the following symptoms:

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  1. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ sweat.html
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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