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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Many causes: There are many causes of night sweats, including infections and hormone cycles. Check with your doctor for your specific issues.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Many!: Some minor infections, like colds can do this for a few days. Other more serious infections like tuberculosis can do this for many days. Some cancers ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Start here: Typically sweating, either hot or cold is a side effect from something else. I would recommend staying away from caffeine, particularly after noon. ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Various: Night sweats have a variety of causes. Some of the causes include infection, sleep apnea, and medication side effects (night sweats can occur when pa ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Golenbock
48 years experience Pediatrics
Night sweats: Night sweats may be a sign of an overactive thyroid, vitamin d deficiency, or a more serious problem like hodgkin's disease. The most common cause is ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get seen: Night-sweats are an ominous symptom and should prompt the search for a cause -- bacterial endocarditis, tuberculosis, malignant lymphoma are common on ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
B symptoms: B symptoms refer to systemic symptoms of fever, night sweats, and weight loss which can be associated with both hodgkin's lymphoma and non-hodgkin's l ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shadia Constantine
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Needs eval: Dear ddoor4ul, night sweats can happen due to hormonal changes (especially in perimenopausal women) but also due to a variety of other conditions, the ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Greenhut
42 years experience Preventive Medicine
Can be: Night sweats are one of the common symptoms of menopause. Make sure your bedroom is cool before you go to sleep. If your sleep is interrupted most nig ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yo-El Ju
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Internal med, sleep: If excessive sweating happens at night only, a sleep doctor may be helpful in sorting out whether there is a sleep disorder (such as sleep apnea) that ... Read More
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