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What are eccrine sweat glands?

Susan Evans
Dermatology
Our eccrine glands are considered to be our major sweat glands. When we sweat, we produce mostly water and some salts. The high salt content in this kind of sweat usually prevents any multiplication of bacteria, keeping our body odor at bay in these parts of our bodies. You’ll find eccrine sweat glands on your arms, legs, and torso.

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