Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Emarie | 2009/07/20

Q.

Excessive sweat

my son 8 sweats excessively even with moderate movement - could it be a chrome defiecency?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is not due to a chrome deficiency. Usually the cause is not obvious but seems to be a defect in the nerve control of sweating. If it embarrases him it is worthwhile seeing a dermatologist to see if any treatment is needed.

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