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Why do I pespire after eating chocolate/candy?

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Old 09-04-2008, 11:35 AM   #1
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Why do I pespire after eating chocolate/candy?

Hey guys,

For the last few years whenever I eat candy or chocolate I tend to sweat on my forehead, upper lip and scalp. Does anyone experience this? I was wondering if it could be related to something? Im 23 if it helps...


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Old 09-04-2008, 04:42 PM   #2
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Re: Why do I pespire after eating chocolate/candy?

It's called gustatory sweating. It could be just an inherited trait not associated with any illness or it could be a sign of diabetes, thyroid disorder or an injury to the parotid gland called Frey's syndrome.

If it concerns you, your family doc or an endocrinologist can run a few bloodtests to make sure everything is in working order.

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