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  • stimuli
  • Affected individuals may experience a heightened reaction to certain stimuli that can cause sweating such as anxiety, pain, exercise, tension, caffeine, and/or nicotine. (rarediseases.org)
  • perspiration
  • Sensible perspiration is sweat that is excreted in large amounts and is noticeably moist on the skin. (deeperblue.com)
  • Insensible perspiration is sweat that evaporates from the skin before it becomes moisture and we are therefore unaware of it. (deeperblue.com)
  • Incidentally, emotional sweat is relied upon in lie detector tests as even the smallest amount of perspiration contains sodium chloride which acts as an electrical conductor and therefore lowers the electric resistance of the skin. (deeperblue.com)
  • Both the words diaphoresis and hidrosis can mean either perspiration (in which sense they are synonymous with sweating ) or excessive perspiration, in which case they refer to a specific, narrowly defined, clinical disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surgical
  • Surgical sympathectomy is the specialized, permanent nerve cutting, or destruction surgery performed to help decrease some types of sweating. (medicinenet.com)
  • gland
  • Each sweat gland receives several nerve fibers that branch out into bands of one or more axons and encircle the individual tubules of the secretory coil. (wikipedia.org)
  • condition
  • The condition typically presents as toe web maceration, but may also present as a classic ringworm pattern or a moccasin-type distribution (i.e., primarily affecting the soles). (aafp.org)
  • Treating the underlying condition can help relieve at least some of the excessive sweating. (medicinenet.com)
  • Parents should call the doctor if their child or adolescent experiences excessive sweating unrelated to an obvious medical condition (e.g., high fever ) or physical exertion. (encyclopedia.com)
  • person
  • Generalized sweating can occur after a fever or when a person is overheated or has taken aspirin, alcohol, or a hot drink. (britannica.com)