Moist skin is skin that feels slightly wet or damp to the touch..
Wet skin, skin wetness, dampskin.
Moist skin is an indication that the body is sweating (perspiring). Perspiration is the release of liquid from the sweat glands of the body, a normal body function to help the body stay cool. We are born with two to four million sweat glands and we sweat more in hot environments, when we exercise or when we are nervous, embarrassed or frightened. If, however, the skin is generally moist from sweat in absence of these conditions, and accompanied by weight loss, fever, shortness of breath, chest palpitations, chest pain or other symptoms, it may be an indication of an underlying medical condition.
Assess and treat the underlying condition.
If you experience moist skin along with any of these symptoms: