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How do we lose water from the skin?

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Hi! Often, we sweat because we are hot and our body is trying to cool us down. The body uses the excess heat to turn liquid sweat into vapour, which evaporates off of our skin. Because some of the excess heat is used, we cool down, and because the sweat contains water, we lose water.

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