What causes excessive sweating after eating?

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Posted on Mon, 4 Sep 2017 in Lump
Question: Hi,
I am having a problem since last 2 weeks. After eating I start to sweat. Even when I am in AC room, I start to sweat after having lunch or dinner. May I know what may be the problem?
Thanks
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 25 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Gustatory sweating . provide some more input .

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear

Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* This is Gustatory sweating or Frey`s syndrome .

* That may be normal after certain types of foods or beverages , and may be
pathological in certain cases with damage to nerve going to parotid gland.

Kindly provide further details so that I can answer your query completely .

1. Sweating includes which body parts particularly .
2. Any relation with intake of particular foods , liquids or no relation .
3. Any noticeable changes in body weight .
4. Change in water intake , urinary frequency .
5. Swelling over face , legs .
6. Any other systemic issue with this .

Awaiting for your response .

Regards .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Follow up: Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 16 minutes later
Hello Sir,

Please find my answers below.

1. Sweating includes which body parts particularly . - Scalp, Face, Neck
2. Any relation with intake of particular foods , liquids or no relation . - No Relation
3. Any noticeable changes in body weight . - I have gained 4-5 Kgs
4. Change in water intake , urinary frequency . - Nothing
5. Swelling over face , legs . - No
6. Any other systemic issue with this . - No

Kindly response.

Thanks
doctor
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 22 minutes later
Brief Answer:
More likely of damage to nerve going to parotid gland.

Detailed Answer:
Respected XXXX

Thanks for the details .

* This rules out possibility of food or liquids relation , in that condition there is
Disruption in the nerve pathways
with either damage to nerves or its parts leading to mis directed re - growth of
para sympathetic nerve receptors .

* It is the disruption or damage of signals that is sent to parotid gland leading to
excess sweating on face , fore head .

Hope this will help you .
Welcome for further assistance .

Regards dear take care .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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Follow up: Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 8 minutes later
Thanks for your response Sir.

How can this be stopped? Any medication?

Thanks
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 4 minutes later
Brief Answer:
detailed briefing given .

Detailed Answer:
Welcome

* Topical creams containing glycopyrolate over face , neck helps .

* Certain physicians recommend Oxybutynine chloride , clonidine for symptomatic
relief .

* Botox injections also give relief .

* All these measures are only temporary relief givers .

* Recommended to consult an expert Neruophysician .

Wishing you fine health ahead .

Regards .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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