What Causes Sweating Underarms?

Causes of Sweating UnderarmsBelow are some causes of sweating underarms classified in decreasing order of frequency. Causes shown include: skin conditions, genetic factors, environmental influences and others.. Skin Conditions The presence of certain skin conditions can cause one or both armpits to sweat excessively. These may be caused by inflammatory disorders such as psoriasis (an itchy red rash) or dermatitis (dry red rash). Certain hormonal changes associated with pregnancy may also cause excessive sweating in the armpit.. Genetic Factors Some people have unusually large pores that allow perspiration fluid to escape into the air. This condition is called hyperhidrosis, which literally means “excessive” sweating.. Environmental Influences Certain medications used for other purposes may increase the amount of sweat secreted from your armpits if taken daily on a long-term basis…

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