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Medical Term:

gustatory hyperhidrosis

 

Definition: excessive sweating of the lips, nose, and forehead after eating certain foods; it is physiologic in many people, but sometimes occurs after parotid surgery or as a result of damage to the parasympathetic or sympathetic nerves of the head and neck.

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