A 23-year-old female asked:
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i had a baby 7 weeks ago and since having him i sweat a lot in my sleep when i wake up i feel like i've just gotten out of the bath. is this normal?

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Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Hormonal imbalance: Night sweats are typically due to either estrogen or cortisol being imbalanced. Please tell your obstetrician or primary care doctor so they can work with you to figure this out and treat you appropriately. I wish you the very best.
Answered on Jun 17, 2016
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