Apocrine sweat gland

What is Apocrine sweat gland?

It is situated in subcutaneous tissue and dermis. It is seen in areola (nipples), earlobe and armpit . It secretes sweat.

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I noticed a bump in my armpit 2 days ago... It was a little painful so I thought it was an ingrown hair. Today the bump is larger, but not painful,...

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Painful lump in axilla

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Thank you for your query. I can understand your concerns.
Painful lump in axilla is most...

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My son is 3 yo. His appt w a pediatric endocrinologist is coming up however i am hoping for some info. He is very tall for his age, also very...

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I went through your details. Apocrine sweat glands working at the age of 3 is not a factor of...

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I am writting today, becuase I've been experiencing some issues with boday order consistently, since Februrary of 2011. When I am in social...

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Sweat glands are of two types: 'eccrine glands' and 'apocrine glands'. And apocrine glands stimulation can be stimulated by Adrenaline....

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