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Dr. Derek Farley
23 years experience Urgent Care
Hyperhydrosis: Hyperhydrosis comes to mind. Maybe even hyperthyroidism. But it would be best evaluated by physical exam. Have a doctors or mid level provider exam ... Read More
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See your DR: Sometimes congenital hyperhidrosis. Sometimes overactive thyroid. Sometimes med. or hot food. Can be carcinoid or adrenal tumor. Sometimes anxiety. Ne ... Read More

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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Peri-menopause?: Without additional information or an exam, difficult to say or limit differential, but with key assumption of good general health, might be wise to se ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Clammy: Here is an article that goes over possible reasons: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003216.Htm.
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Dr. Michael Raemisch
23 years experience Hand Surgery
Thyroid or Menopause: If you are female and about 50 years old, menopause could be causing "hot flashes". Thyroid problems are also a common cause of strange feelings like ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Night sweats: Hi. In certain conditions, menopause can occur prematurely. Are your periods normal and regular? It's easy to test for. Your thyroid should also be te ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: When you exercise, and perspire, the skin becomes cold because of evaporation of sweat.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
More info needed: The type of sweatiing you are describing may be significant. You should be seen by your doctor and possibly by a cardiologist. Good luck.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Myths: Showering does not in any way cause yeast infections.
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Sudden sweating: Low blood sugar, thyroid, and other causes are possible. Please see your doctor. Since this happened in a public place, there is also the possibilit ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sax
Dr. David Sax answered
24 years experience Dermatology
Botox or drysol: Two medications can be helpful for excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis). One is drysol. This is a prescription antiperspirant, that can be used along ... Read More
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