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Doctor insights on: Musty Smelling Sweat

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What is in sweat?

What is in sweat?

Sweating: Perspiration (sweating, transpiration, or diaphoresis) is the production of a fluid consisting primarily of water as well as various dissolved solids (chiefly chlorides), that is excreted by the sweat glands in the skin of mammals.[1] sweat contains the chemicals or odorants 2-methylphenol (o-cresol) and 4-methylphenol (p-cresol), as well as a small amount of urea.

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How can I sweat less?

How can I sweat less?

Excessive sweating: Botox is a good option specially for excessive sweating of palms and under arms.

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Why do I sweat a lot?

Why do I sweat a lot?

Excessive sweating: Well, some people produce excessive sweat botox is a good option specially for excessive sweating of palms and under arms.

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How to stop but sweat?

Antiperspirant: It doesn't care where you put it. Try an antiperspirant. Sprays can work well in locations like this.

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Why do men sweat at night?

Why do men sweat at night?

Sweating: Sweating does not discriminate sex. Any one can sweat more than the other/ daytime or night time. If you are sweating at night, keep the temp cooler or have a fan. Hope this answer helps you.

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Is it good to sweat easily?

Hard to say: Perspiration is a good thing; it's what we use to keep our body temperature normal in situations (excessive heat or exercise) where it could get too high. But, "easy sweating" is like "easy bruising"; there is no clear definition for this. Persons in poorer physical condition may perspire more with less activity than more fit individuals; in that case I wouldn't call it "good".

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Why do you sweat when you eat?

Many causes.: Physiologic causes include hot temperatures, hot foods and spicy foods - things that raise your body temperature enough to signal the sympathetic nervous system to turn down the heat. Nonphysiologic causes include nervous system communication breakdowns such as parkinson's disease, nerve damage associated with diabetes, shingles, and nerve damage from surgery.

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Why do I sweat when I'm nervous?

Why do I sweat when I'm nervous?

Norepinephrine: There is an increase in the release of the chemical norepinephrine with anxiety and one of the results is an increase in sweating.

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Why do womens in age of 50 sweat?

Why do womens in age of 50 sweat?

Menopause: Well, there are numerous reasons why women may sweat, but if you are asking why women around age 50 tend to have sudden hot flashes where they break out into a sweat for no apparent reason, then this is due to menopause, a normal change that occurs around age 50 as the ovaries stop producing estrogen.

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What cause sweat before unirating?

Sweat/Urination: The frequent urination is likely due to a condition called overactive bladder. You should see your doctor to be prescribed a medication called oxybutinin to stop these bladder spasms from happening. The only thing that would really cause sweating when you feel like you have to urinate is a condition called autonomic dysreflexia. This happens and people who have a history of a spinal cord injury.

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Why do I sweat even when I'm cold?

Why do I sweat even when I'm cold?

Cold sweats: There is no way to tell without a thorough history and physical, but cold sweats can occur for a number of reasons. Some include serious conditions such as physical trauma, shock, difficultly breathing, low blood sugar, and heart attack. Others may be more benign. Recommend seeing your doctor.

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Why do I wake up drenched in sweat?

Night sweats: Because you are developing fevers late in the evening and sweating is one of the body's ways of lowering the body temperature. You need to see a doctor and find out why this is occurring. Tuberculosis is the classic cause of night sweats, but there are numerous other possibilities. Make a list of all your symptoms and their associations and take it with you to an infectious diseases expert.

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Why don't we sweat when we're cold?

Evaporation: Sweating is designed to cool the body by evaporation, so if you are col, d there is no need to be cooler.

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Do you have to sweat to lose pounds?

Weight loss: Sweating just gets you to lose water weight that we be rapidly regained when you drink. To lose weight you need to consume fewer calories than you expend. Your body expends about 800 - 1200 calories per day just living. Activity increases your your bodies calorie utilization there are many reference sources to tell you how much the calorie utilization is increased with various activities.

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Why don't I sweat during my workout?

You probably do: Some people have their perspiration evaporate rapidly as they work out, some sweat more than others, but everybody sweats. Maybe you are not working out hard enough?

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How to cure embarrassing butt sweat?

Botox Sweat Treat: Excessive sweat on the buttocks would be easy to treat with Botox injections. These are very tiny injections and not usually uncomfortable. The treatment should last at least 6 months and is often covered by insurance. Alternatively, one could use clinical strength antiperspirant available off the shelf. The secret is to apply it at night before bed to let it soak in before the next day.

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Why does my sweat turn into glitter?

No idea: Have never seen that happen before. Sounds kind of cool.