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Question: i have pink sweat


 KaibigangOso - Tue Sep 08, 2009 4:50 am

hi

im not really sure where to post this...

im a 24 year old male. 100 kg in weight.

i started to work out just this september 1. my exercise regimen is just only cardiovascular. i do this an hour everyday.

i noticed that my white t shirts which i used on my work out turned into a pale pink when the shirt dried. i thought it was a gel thing since i used a red one. so i stopped using it. but but after a couple days, i noticed that my shirts are stained in pink. its moslty prominent on the armpits and neck area.. back and front area is also tinged.



just wondering the cause of this. thanks

i have not undergone any surgeries.

we have a family history of diabetes (my grandparents) (insulin dependent)

i had taken allopurinol and colchicin 5 and 2 years ago due to high uric acid.

thanks ^___^
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Tue Sep 08, 2009 6:00 am

User avatar Hello,The coloured sweat is due to chromhidrosis relating to apocrine sweat glands.In your case an antibaterial soap would resolve the issue.
 KaibigangOso - Tue Sep 08, 2009 6:21 am

ill look into it

thanks doc

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