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5 Facts you should know about

Chromhidrosis

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A rare condition characterized by the secretion of colored sweat

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It is caused by the deposition of lipofuscin in the sweat glands

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Cases of red, blue, green, yellow, pink, and black sweat have been reported

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Usually chromhidrosis affects the apocrine glands, mainly on the face and underarms

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Chromogenic pigments produced by bacteria are implicated in this condition but their exact role requires more research

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