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i sweat very easily. i am hot all the time. my thyroid tests look good - tsh/t3-t4 under control. ?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Hmmm: Are you a hypothyroid patient under treatment? Hyperhidrosis (sweating too much) is common in heavy people, regular people, anxious people, and patients who use certain medications. Cjheck with your doctor.
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 21 years experience
Hyperhydrosis: What you are describing could be due to a condition called hyperhydrosis, quite common, benign condition that makes the body sweat excessively especially in hands and feet. There is topical creams and others that can help. Ask you doctor if this is what have. Good luck.

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My child has had strep. Throat before, and he has tics and/or ocd. Does that mean he has pandas?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Not enough: Panda's requires periodic flare-ups of tics/ocd associated with recent infection and elevated antistreptocccocal antibodies - aso and antidnase - that elevated when the symptoms flare. Your doctor is the only one who can diagnose panda's.
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I have pain in my neck and have had many joint surgeries, is this common in eds?

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I've had my tonsils removed can I still get strep throat?

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Could sugar intake slow down the healing of a sore throat?

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What can cause throat tightness? (not a food allergy)

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Dr. Scott Harwood
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