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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience in 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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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Many causes.: Idiopathic, tumors, infections, inflammatory / autoimmune diseases, medications, thyroid disease, menopause, sleep disorders, etc.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Mani
18 years experience in Medical Oncology
Other symptoms?: Any weight loss? Any swollen lymph nodes/glands? Do you think you might be going into menopause?
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in 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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
25 years experience in Radiology
Vague: As many descriptors as they used for describing that nodule, it is still fairly vague. The word complex is thrown around a lot, but it really doesn't ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
DRESS THIN,ANTIPERSP: If your doctor has ruled out the conditions which can cause night sweats, you can try following 1dress in thiner or no cothes 2keep thermostat down ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
15 years experience in Endocrinology
Depends on the cause: It depends on the cause of hot flashes. If due to an overactive thyroid we treat that, if due to being menopausal, hrt can help but the risk and bene ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
See hem/onc: You need more evaluation. See your doctor- you need a referral to see a hematologist/oncologist. Some work up need to be done and perhaps also a bone ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends on cause: Night sweats can be a symptoms of various underlying disease. I would not treat nightsweats before a workup as to see if a cause for the condition ca ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raffia Qutab
13 years experience in 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 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
No known value: This is an interesting question. I do believe that the body can detoxify through sweating, but there is no known benefit to the cold night sweats of m ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Lu
Dr. Emily Lu answered
6 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Some antidepressants are among the most common causes of night sweats. However, others are actually commonly used to treat hot flashes, so those may b ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Not ususually: The major complication or side-effect of this anti-parasitic compound is neurotoxicity, with central nervous system symptoms occurring, usually result ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Having : Having hot flashes and night sweats for 7 years must be miserable. Please become established with a good family practice or internal medicine doctor ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience in Internal Medicine
Cause: Figure out the cause: tuberculosis, lymphoma, infections etc. Get checked out.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Medina
14 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Your metabolism: When your metabolism revs up your body temperature increases and will result in sweating. Being overweight or having breathing problems like snoring o ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew McCullough
42 years experience in Urology
He needs help: There are many medical reason that may cause this. The first thing that pops into my mind is diabetes! he needs to see a health care provider pronto.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Hormonal changes: Is just physiological that women as they reach menopause do sweat-feel cold and hot, mood changes etc.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience in Family Medicine
Many causes: There are many reasons for night sweats and drinking alcohol is not one of the common causes. Infections, (including tb), cancers, hormone problems, a ... Read More
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