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What Causes Decreased Sweating
Possibly: If you are in a high temperture, stressed environment, sometimes you run out of fluid to make sweat or you develop what is termed "heat exhaustion" and death can result. This is obviously uncommon but can occur in dry hot climates and much work is done for athletes in summer training to add water and salt to their intake to prevent these problems. ...Read more
What is the next step/test that would be taken if someone fails their qsart test? Pt had pots and decreased sweating.
Have this checked!: If you aren't sweating normally that is something to discuss with your doctor, as sweating helps reduce our core body temperature when we work out so we don't overheat! So, if you aren't sweating at all, there's a chance that your core temperature could rise higher than what is safe. See what your doctor says, and follow it closely, and find out what you can do safely. ...Read more
My father has been having issues with decreased sweating (tingling sensations all over his skin, with little itchy bumps). Ideas for diagnoses?
Decreased sweating: Neurological causes: head injuries, heat stroke, hysteria, and neurosurgical problems such as guillain-barre syndrome skin diseases that block sweat glands such as miliaria, contact dermatitis, congenital absence of sweat glands which is hereditary. Some drugs (antipsychotic drugs used to treat mental disorders) trauma to sweat glands. ...Read more
Hyperhidrosis: When excessive sweating affects the hands, feet, and armpits, it's called primary or focal hyperhidrosis. Primary hyperhidrosis affects 2 - 3% of the population, yet less than 40% of patients with this condition seek medical advice. In the majority of primary hyperhidrosis cases, no cause can be found. It seems to run in families. It can also occur from medical condition. See your doctor for a dx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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