23 Causes of Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)

What are the Causes of Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis)

Hyperhidrosis is a condition characterised by excessive sweating anywhere in the body.

Here are the 23 Causes

  1. Exercise
  2. Raised ambient temperature
  3. Anxiety
  4. Infections/pyrogens
  5. Drugs: alcohol, pilocarpines, Granulosis rubra nasi tricyclic antidepressants
  6. Hypoglycaemia
  7. Dumping syndrome
  8. Alcohol/drug withdrawal
  9. Shock/syncope
  10. Intense pain
  11. Rickets
  12. Infantile scurvy
  13. Pink disease
  14. Hyperthyroidism
  15. Hyperpituitarism
  16. Acromegaly
  17. Phaeochromocytoma
  18. Carcinoid
  19. Gout
  20. Organic nerve lesions, brain tumours, spinal cord injuries
  21. Palms/soles
  22. Pachydermoperiostosis
  23. Granulosis rubra nasi

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