Electrical Wiring in the Home/bathroom wall gets warm

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We just moved into this house and I realized the bathroom wall along with the switch board gets warm.  Initially, I thought its the hot water running from that wall but does not look like because it is an upstairs bathroom.  I do not see the pattern when it gets warm but I am concern.
I am not a handy person and do not know how these things works.

Thanks

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I agree this could be a reason for concern. I assume this is not the main panel but a secondary panel. In either case, I would have an electrician look at this to ensure the panel is not being overloaded and the wiring is of the correct size for the load on the panel. Thanks J
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J Cook

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General electrical wiring, including but not limited to, residential, panelboards, control wiring, low voltage wiring, Heating and A/C control wiring, single and three phase wiring.

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I have been doing electrical since high school. I have been licensed by the State of North Carolina for ten years and am currently the Building Maintenance Superintendent for a municipality. I have extensive control wiring experience.

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Refrigeration Service Engineers Society.

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