A 56-year-old female asked:
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normally lying on right side, as soon as i wake up i start to sweat. what could cause the sweetin? i'm a female, post menopause

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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
?hormonal: Although this is a nonspecific symptom, it could be due to estrogen deficiency. If the sweats are accompanied by fever, other causes such as infection or anxiety would be sought. Discuss this complaint with your physician.
Answered on Mar 19, 2014
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