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Why do patients with some viruses have night sweats

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Not only viruses: Night sweats are the body's way of reducing fever, and when you have fever due to infections, in some instances it is an intermittent process, and sin ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Scuba
24 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Mexico and symptoms: How long? And where at--jungle, hotel, where. If persistent, any suspicion of bacterial or parasite should have tests of blood, stool, urine. And a co ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy VanDell
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible menopause: See your doctor for a evaluation could be menopause.
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Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Perimenopause?: Several possible causes, but at age 44 impending menopause would be near the top of the list. You need evaluation, a minimim of some focused blood tes ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Night sweats: Your symptoms are suggestive of a natural menopause, but your age is slightly early. This may be due to an interruption of the ovarian blood supply re ... Read More
A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Widman
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Ped gi: Possibly esophageal regurgitation which can be treated. Seeing your peds doctor or pediatric GI doctor can be helpful.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Temp: Could be the flu or a GI bug. See your primary care doc soon and drink those hot fluids...
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 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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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Many causes.: Idiopathic, tumors, infections, inflammatory / autoimmune diseases, medications, thyroid disease, menopause, sleep disorders, etc.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nabil Moufarrej
43 years experience Sleep Medicine
Infections: Infections, thyroid disease, sleep apnea and hormonal issues are among the causes of night sweats.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
27 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Flu: Can cause.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
38 years experience Urgent Care
Some do: Not all cancers cause sweats. Some are due to toxins and sometimes from fever
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