The skin excretes waste products and pheromones through perspiration. It is part of the excretory system, a passive biological system that is designed to remove waste from the body. More »

The glands that excrete water and salt through the skin are named the sudoriferous glands. These are also known as sweat glands and are divided into eccrine sweat glands and apocrine sweat glands. More »

Eating onions, broccoli, Brussels sprouts or other cruciferous vegetables can lead to the skin smelling like onions. Compounds in these vegetables are broken down in the digestive tract, enter the circulatory system and ... More »

Signs and symptoms indicating an upcoming hot flash include facial redness, sudden warmness of the skin, tingling in the fingers, faster heart beat than normal and perspiration, particularly in the upper torso, reports H... More » Health Women's Health

Common symptoms of leukemia include bone pain, recurring infections, fever, regular nosebleeds, swollen lymph nodes, excessive perspiration, red skin spots, fatigue and weight loss, as stated by Mayo Clinic. These sympto... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

The skin releases toxins from the blood via the sweat glands and pores; these highly vascular, coiled, tubular glands remove waste products from the blood and discharge them from the body in the form of sweat. Sweat is a... More »

According to NHS Choices, keratosis pilaris can be eliminated by keeping skin moisturized and exfoliated. In addition, ordinary kinds of soap can make skin dry and worsen the condition. Taking lukewarm baths also helps t... More »