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Salty Sweat (Overview)

Sweat my have a salty flavor as it contains sodium, chloride, & potassium salts.


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What does it mean when a person's body produces a high level of salty sweat?

What does it mean when a person's body produces a high level of salty sweat?

Dehydration: This could be a sign of dehydration. Higher salt concentrations in sweat may indicate less water available to cool the body naturally through sweat or another metabolic abnormality. Be sure to hydrate well and if this persists it may be a good idea to schedule a check up & physical with your doctor to ensure everything is okay. ...Read more

Salty Sweat (Overview)

Sweat my have a salty flavor as it contains sodium, chloride, & potassium salts.


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What are some ways to get rid of excessive sweat and odor?

What are some ways to get rid of excessive sweat and odor?

Hyperhydrosis.: Depends on the location and severity. Have it evaluated by a professional. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a person's body produces a high level of salty sweat?

Dehydration: This could be a sign of dehydration. Higher salt concentrations in sweat may indicate less water available to cool the body naturally through sweat or another metabolic abnormality. Be sure to hydrate well and if this persists it may be a good idea to schedule a check up & physical with your doctor to ensure everything is okay. ...Read more

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Why does non salty sweat drip out my armpits every time i play online poker?

Why does non salty sweat drip out my armpits every time i play online poker?

One possibility: If you are sodium deficient, things which normally would taste salty may no longer taste salty until you raise your sodium to normal. There is no known medical disorder which causes salt-free perspiration, to my knowledge. Perhaps you should try fantasy football. ...Read more

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What does it mean if non-salty sweat drips out my armpits every time i play online poker?

What does it mean if non-salty sweat drips out my armpits every time i play online poker?

One possibility: If you are sodium deficient, things which normally would taste salty may no longer taste salty until you raise your sodium to normal. There is no known medical disorder which causes salt-free perspiration, to my knowledge. Perhaps you should try fantasy football. ...Read more

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Why do people with cystic fibrosis have unusually salty sweat?

Why do people with cystic fibrosis have unusually salty sweat?

CFTR: There is a defect in the sodium-chloride transporter encoded by the cftr gene results in an inability to appropriate consentrate saline in secretions (sweat, in the airway, in the pancrease) that are more viscous. ...Read more

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Why isn't my sweat salty? Is that bad?

Why isn't my sweat salty? Is that bad?

It depends.: Not everyone has sweat that tastes salty; how "salty" sweat is depends on your hydration status, how much you're sweating, and how quickly it's evaporating. Chances are your sweat is fine, so long as you don't have any symptoms to suggest other serious illness. ...Read more

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Why my skin is salty when I sweat?

Why my skin is salty when I sweat?

Skin is Salty: The bitter taste on the skin can be due to more amount of sodium or salts being secreted in the sweat. When the water in the sweat evaporates, it leaves the salts (sodium, chloride and potassium) behind on your skin, which is why your skin tastes salty.If there is any excess of salts then it can give a bitter taste. ...Read more

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Why is sweat so salty and is this a good way to eliminate salt from your body?

Why is sweat so salty and is this a good way to eliminate salt from your body?

Sweat: Sweating is a normal biological process that your body goes through when you are too hot. Sweat contains a number of compounds besides water, including salt. Salt plays a number of roles in the perspiration process and is an important component in regulating wellness. ...Read more

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Its been 3years my mom can't taste anything, specially when she has sweat and salty stuff she can't feel the tip of her tongue she's 52 no teeth probl?

Its been 3years my mom can't taste anything, specially when she has sweat and salty stuff she can't feel the tip of her tongue she's 52 no teeth probl?

See a dentist: I recommend that she sees a dentist and a medical doctor. A dentist can evaluate her full medical history including medications that she may be taking that could be affecting her taste. This could also be a systemic problem so a medical doctor can evaluate her for those issues also. Different issues can cause problems with taste buds so it is important to have everything evaluated completely. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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". ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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What cause sweat before unirating?

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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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? ...Read more