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Please explain why does alcohol cause you to sweat excessively the next day?

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Dr. Bishnu Subedi answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Sweating: Because of increased autonomic system stimulation of sweat glands from alcohol withdrawal phenomenon

Answered 10/19/2015

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Alcohol consumption: Alcohol is a chemical substance that can cause vasodilation, or the widening of blood vessels. When blood vessels near the skin dilate or enlarge the skin becomes warm and this triggers the sweat glands to produce sweat. Also, the body has natural mechanisms to protect itself from harm, hence it tries to flush toxins out of the body by increasing circulation, urination, and sweating.

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