Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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No Sweat Glands Overview

Another name for No Sweat Glands is Anhidrosis.

What is anhidrosis?
A person with anhidrosis does not sweat when exposed to warm temperatures. Anhidrosis is very rare, and the cause is unknown.

What are the symptoms of anhidrosis?
Symptoms of anhidrosis include dry skin, fatigue, fever, headache, nausea, and lack of sweating in a warm environment.

How does the doctor treat anhidrosis?
The treatment for anhidrosis depends on the underlying cause.

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Last Updated: Aug 23, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed No Sweat Glands References
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  2. Wenzel FG, Horn TD. Nonneoplastic disorders of the eccrine glands. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1998 Jan;38(1):1-17. [9448199]
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