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Can the flu cause night sweats

A member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Maybe: It may be part of the healing process. Does he have fever? When fever breaks one will sweat a lot. Is appetite normal? Thirst normal? If it concerns ... Read More

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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
See your PCP: Night sweats can be associated with several things from infection to elevated rbc count. You should see your pcp for blood work.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Not typical: Need more detailed description of symptoms. Where are the headaches, are they constant, how severe, what relieves them, etc. Are you having fever, w... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Infection: I suggest a full exam and testing for influenza A and B.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Get seen STAT!: Fever for more than 3 days needs to be checked out to find out what is wrong. With abdominal pain as your symptom you may even have a surgical proble... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
May be relapse or: residual viral infection. I suggest a recheck.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Very: common...you may have a low grade fever at bedtime which "breaks" after you fall asleep. it's not a "comfortable " symptom but it too will go! Hope ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
This is serious: You have bacterial endocarditis until proved otherwise. Get seen. There's a few others, famously Hodgkins / non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and tuberculosis.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: He need to be evaluated by his physician to find the cause so be treated.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Fever unknown origin: Drenching night sweats usually mean fever. These are nonspecific symptoms, i.e. many possible causes -- too many to even guess without more informatio... Read More
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