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Can people be allergic to their own sweat?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Yes

Individuals with cholinergic urticaria.
Hives come about because of stimulation of sweating induced by a rise in body temperature, usually from exercise or emotional stress, and occasionally with sour or peppery foods or alcohol. Some patients when skin tested with their own sweat have a positive skin test. For the article, go to: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/7520273.

In brief: Yes

Individuals with cholinergic urticaria.
Hives come about because of stimulation of sweating induced by a rise in body temperature, usually from exercise or emotional stress, and occasionally with sour or peppery foods or alcohol. Some patients when skin tested with their own sweat have a positive skin test. For the article, go to: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/7520273.
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