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what is decreased sweating

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Anhidrosis: See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anhidrosis/basics/definition/con-20033498

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Possibly: If you are in a high temperture, stressed environment, sometimes you run out of fluid to make sweat or you develop what is termed "heat exhaustion" an ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Cooley
28 years experience Cardiology
Depends: It depends on how symptomatic patient is. General measures include hydration, increased salt intake, exercise and avoidance of aggravating situations ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Have this checked!: If you aren't sweating normally that is something to discuss with your doctor, as sweating helps reduce our core body temperature when we work out so ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Decreased sweating: Neurological causes: head injuries, heat stroke, hysteria, and neurosurgical problems such as guillain-barre syndrome skin diseases that block sweat g ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Possibilities: Some gut viruses will trigger this pattern of symptoms without fever. Some reactions to foods will do the same thing. It may eventually have other sym ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: Other condition like autoimmune disease- including autoimmune thyroiditis, lupus ; or infection like lyme's etc- should be considered, besides maligna ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
As above: With these symptoms u need to see your PCP for evaluation and work up.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roxanne Lewis
Specializes in Clinical Psychology
Sleep is important.: Stop alcohol use and then contact a doctor about a sleep study. If your night sweats are from a cold clammy skin, this is anxiety, if your skin is h ... Read More
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