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infrequent night sweats

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
23 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Many different: Night swea ts can be symptoms of many different illnesses. They should be exoplored by seeing a doctor and having a thorough history, exam and some l ... Read More
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Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
32 years experience Cardiology
Numerous causes: Causes are numerous. It is especially concerning if you feel unwell, have unexplained weight loss, poor appetite, fever or chest pain. A check up by ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Many causes.: Idiopathic, tumors, infections, inflammatory / autoimmune diseases, medications, thyroid disease, menopause, sleep disorders, etc.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Mani
19 years experience Medical Oncology
Other symptoms?: Any weight loss? Any swollen lymph nodes/glands? Do you think you might be going into menopause?
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Not dangerous but fi: Night sweats can be due to fever coming on at night. So get your doctor to examine you and make sure that you do not have some degree of fever, especi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Find the cause first: If you are in general good health and has been evaluated already by your doc and nothing found, then you may have a genetically inherited condition ca ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Rosenberg
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Hormones: With PCOS, disorders of the sweat gland is common. It can come because your body is making either too testosterone, have an alteration in your hormone ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Eval required: There are a number of possible causes for night sweats. Recommend medical assessment.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raffia Qutab
14 years experience Family Medicine
Sick, poor health: You should have your full physical with all the blood work to make sure there is no underlying health issue causing this.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Cool yourself down: Cool wipes will help. You can also lower the thermostat when it happens next time.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Sweats: First question would be why are you having night sweats? How long and have u been sick recently. Certaim meds can cause sweats which i would suspect f ... Read More
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