What is clammy skin?

Also known as: excessive sweating, sweaty skin

Clammy skin simply refers to skin that is wet from sweating. This can happen to most people from time to time and usually isn’t a problem. However, clammy skin that occurs unexpectedly or frequently may be the sign of a medical problem.

Reviewed by: Ana Margarita Duarte, MD

This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM

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