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Breast Sweat Glands
I have bumps on the underside of my breast and ive been to the er twice about it and they just keep telling me its something with my sweat glands but?
Sweat glands don't work. Outside 45 minutes stayed hydrated. Now I'm achy dizzy nauseous my chest hurts and its hard to breathe. Temp of 99.7 puked once?
Heatstroke: If ur talking about a hot day& a 1x event heat stroke is when ur normal body defenses against overheating don't work& u stop cooling which means u no longer sweat even if u r well hydrated ur body overheats then ur temp rises & u overheat get nausea later confusion & if this is not recognized or ignored it can lead 2 death. ...Read more
I don't know if its a swollen sweat gland in my breast or what, however I do have a history of breast cancer in my family. I am scared help?
See a doc!: It's probably not this, but inflammatory breast cancer occurs suddenly with breast pain, redness, or swelling or a rash. Mammograms are often negative. It is very fast-growing and spreads quickly. Immediate chemotherapy is needed. It looks like an infection, so doctors often try antibiotics first, delaying diagnosis. See a medical oncologist immediately if you have these symptoms. ...Read more
Blocked sweat gland?: Possibly blocked sebaceous gland, not sweat. But only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more
XRT dose &: Whether the sweat producing glands are in the target of the beam could lead to permanent lack of sweating. It does not affect sweat production in any non-irradiated area. Unlike to happen with dose < 50 gy. ...Read more
A week or two: If it is heat-rash, it should go away in a week or two if you can keep cool and dry. Often, no treatment is needed. Topical steroid may help it go away a bit faster, but typically not really needed. If it is not a heat-rash, you may have swollen lymphnodes, they may take couple of weeks. If infected sebaceous cyst, it may need to be lanced/treated. If getting worse, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Identical twins have the same DNA sequence, then how would you explain the different patches of sweat glands, can you explain?
The twins share the same DNA sequence but going from a fertilized egg to splitting into multiple cells to form a human can be influenced by several factors that can lead to individual differences. I found this article very helpful in answering your question.
http://multiples. About. Com/od/funfacts/a/differenttwins. Htm ...Read more
I have a slight dome like lump under both armpits. Doc has checked and said is normal. Could they be sweat glands or is it something else?
Armpits: Could be sweat glands, symmetric fat distribution, or other -- would recommend an ultrasound to verify a benign, non-worrisome diagnosis. ...Read more
Mammal have glands in the skin that excrete water to regulate body temperature. You may consult this site for more information on this topic.
https://www. Britannica. Com/science/sweat-gland
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Not sweating: Or boils. The one that is not sweating is a neurological problem I'm not sure can be fixed. The other problem is treated by soaking with warm domeboro soaks and antibiotics and drainage if necessary. Sometimes it can be bad enough to require a daily antibiotic for awhile. If you have this problem you should see your doctor for the treatment that best fits the severity ...Read more
Is it truly possible for boils to reoccur for 7+ years? (cellulitis, inverted sweat glands, etc)?
Hidradenitis: This may due to a variety of underlying conditions with hidradenitis suppuritiva being high on my list. This may require medical or surgical treatment. See a dermatologist for an evaluation first. ...Read more
Can sweat glands be felt under armpit in thin and skinny people? How do they feel (texture)? And should you worry if you feel them?
Get derm consult: Sweat glands usually not palpable. See dermatologist! ...Read more
Underarm swollen sweat glands: what are the best means by which to prevent them & to treat them if they occur? What type of dr treats them?
Start w/ PCP: There are some different considerations here, so i'd get an eval by your primary care doc so s/he can point you in the right direction if more eval/tx needed. Sometimes this is an infectious type process, but if the "swollen sweat glands" are actually lymph nodes you'll need more eval. ...Read more
Are the glands under your arms and back different to other sweat glands, as these work for me whereas the other sweat glands dont. What could might this?
Sweat glands under your arms and in you groin are a different kind of gland geared toward making you smell good :). Not so much as to cool off. The rest of your body makes a salty clear sweat for temp. Control. They are wired differently but closely related.
Our genetics have a lot to do with how much, where and why we sweat. ...Read more
My podiatrist said the sweat glands at the bottom of my feet are clogged. What is the name of this condition? What causes it?
Sweat: Sweat glands don't become clogged generally. I would see a dermattologist. ...Read more
Can you get an enlarged sweat gland in the armpit? Feels like a lump under the surface of the skin. How long should it stay there?
Yes but...: This could be plugged hair follicle, but this usually presents as a painful bump on the surface of the skin, although it can sometimes feel like it is under the skin. This could also be an enlarged lymph node. Your doctor should be able to examine you and explain if this is anything to be concerned about. ...Read more