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A 19-year-old female asked:

Why does pocs cause night sweats?

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Dr. Kevin Rosenberg
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
Hormones: With PCOS, disorders of the sweat gland is common. It can come because your body is making either too testosterone, have an alteration in your hormone ratios, your skin can have an exaggerated response to even to a normal level of testosterone. Other sweat gland problems, more serious than sweating, can include acne and inflammation of the specialized sweat glands in your arm pit and groin.
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A 42-year-old member asked:

What causes excessive night sweats?

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Dr. Raffia Qutab
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Sick, poor health: You should have your full physical with all the blood work to make sure there is no underlying health issue causing this.
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A 39-year-old member asked:

What are some possible causes of night sweats?

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Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Thyroid: There are a large number of things that can cause night sweats. The vast majority of them can be diagnosed or ruled out with simple blood tests.
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A 33-year-old member asked:

What causes night sweats?

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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Interventional Cardiology 24 years experience
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 labs.
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Aurora, MO
A 41-year-old female asked:

What can cause really bad night sweats?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
depends: Night sweats can result from chronic infectious diseases like TB or symptoms of malignancy or hormonal imbalance or systemic inflammation. More information is needed to narrow down the causes.
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A 22-year-old male asked:

What can cause night sweats which occur on intermittently?

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Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Night sweats: The most common cause of night sweat in my experience is Anxiety disorder. Other causes are infection, Lymphomas, Thyroid diseases, Medications, Menopause, sleep apnea, some strokes,
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