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Excessive sweating: A condition which is characterized by an abnormal excess of sweating. See detailed information below for a list of 100 causes of Excessive sweating, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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The following list of conditions have 'Excessive sweating' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Medical Conditions associated with Excessive sweating:
Symptoms related to Excessive sweating:
Cold skin (120 causes), Clammy skin (73 causes), Dry skin (231 causes), Sweating symptoms (1699 causes), Dehydration (284 causes), Hyperhidrosis (78 causes), Anhidrosis (41 causes), Thyroid gland disorder, Pituitary gland disorder, Diabetes mellitus (66 causes), Tumors, Gout, Menopause (18 causes), Mercury poisoning, Body temperature, Thermoregulation, Excessive exercise, Hot and humid environment
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