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Antibiotics cause night sweats

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Muhammad Arif
Pain Management 25 years experience
Possible: Its possible to have night sweat with either. Once you complete antibiotic course and sweating continues, try stopping pain meds and if still have nig... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Viral or bacterial?: Viral pneumonia will not respond to antibiotics so the symptoms will last much longer. Bacterial pneumonia should start responding to appropriate ant... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Possible: But not likely. Given scarcity of information, I suspect the condition that you are taking the Percocet for is causing your symptoms or a different, u... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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No other clues?: The main reason would be for a female older than you, menopause. If it is very occasional, perhaps the room is too hot, too many night clothes, beddin... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Mgt: I would advise an evaluation asap to include a CBC, differential, examination including lymph nodes, a TB test and possibly a chest radiograph.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Check w/doctor: There are many possibilities, including some that are health threats, including cancer, infection etc. Most sweating is not related to a life-threaten... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
Medical Oncology 47 years experience
See doctor promptly: Night sweats—severe enough to warrant changing your night garments— may be due to an internal abscess or to lymphoma. See a doctor promptly.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thyroid & anxiety: Thyroid disorders are the primary concern for hot flashes other than falling estrogen which is number one if the ovaries were also removed. Anxiety ca... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
It must have all got: Since this is an old question, it must all have settled down by now. Good luck.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: You should be concerned. Drenching night sweats at your age without fever is not ever normal. There could be several causes but see your doctor for ... Read More

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