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A 38-year-old female asked:

other than on my arm pits and in between my chest, i don't perspire much. even in those areas, perspiration is mild. is that normal?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Mild sounds good: A person who doesn't sweat a lot . . . Sounds like a good thing, as long as he doesn't overheat during exercise. If he sweats enough during exercise to maintain a normal body temperature, then there shouldn't be any need to sweat even more. Increased sweating, in the U.S., can mean needing more antiperspirant and deodorant, needing more showers and more changes of clothing, feeling sticky, etc....

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Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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