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The causes of sweating aside, i.e. I'm not interested in which and how nerve signals are transmitted to sweat glands. But I would like to read a detailed account on what a sweat gland consists of, what it does when not sweating, but esp. what happens when a sweat nerve signal arrives. Is there a good free review or can you give one?

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Go to the International Hyperhidrosis Society's website www.SweatHelp.org and look in the Know Sweat section. If you don't find what you want there, ask their top docs: Dee Anna Glaser, MD at St Louis University; or David Pariser, MD at Eastern Virginia Medical School. –  user1652 Nov 12 '12 at 15:26
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