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What causes decreased sweating?

What causes decreased sweating?

Anhidrosis: See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anhidrosis/basics/definition/con-20033498

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Perspiration (Definition)

Perspiration or sweat is the production of watery fluid from the skin to help regulate the ...Read more


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Can you die from decreased sweating?

Can you die from decreased sweating?

Possibly: If you are in a high temperture, stressed environment, sometimes you run out of fluid to make sweat or you develop what is termed "heat exhaustion" and death can result. This is obviously uncommon but can occur in dry hot climates and much work is done for athletes in summer training to add water and salt to their intake to prevent these problems. ...Read more

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Does CRPS cause increased sweating or no sweating?

Does CRPS cause increased sweating or no sweating?

CRPS or RSD: Yes.: CRPS has different stages of illness. Excessive sweating or less sweating are possible symptoms. In CRPS the autonomic system (nerve control for numerous body functions) is altered or sick. CRPS can cause change in skin color, temperature, sweating, hair growth, osteoporosis, muscle atrophy, skin hypersensitivity and variety of possible symptoms. Please speak to your Doctor for treatments options ...Read more

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Does hypertension cause excessive sweating or hot flashes?

Does hypertension cause excessive sweating or hot flashes?

It can: As more nor-epinephrine/epinephrine(adrenaline) is released it causes the arterioles to constrict and increase your blood pressure(hypertension) and hot flashes. ...Read more

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What causes instant fatigue, profuse sweating and nausia ?

What causes instant fatigue, profuse sweating and nausia
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Many things: The list of possible causes includes dehydration, fever, food poisoning, drug reactions, low blood pressure, low blood sugar and many other things, including rarer things such as spider bites and other toxic exposures. ...Read more

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Extreme fatigue weakness loss of appetite?

Extreme fatigue weakness loss of appetite?

Many possibilities: This set of symptoms could be due to many many things — depression, anemia, glandular disorders, a tumor, toxic exposure, etc. , to name a few. Best to get checked by your primary care doctor as a first step. ...Read more

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What causes rapid pulse and increased body temperature?

What causes rapid pulse and increased body temperature?

Unclear question: Increased body temperature causes increase in pulse rate to increase the blood supply to organs to meet increased demand from rise in metabolic rate that occurs with fever. Fever is a protective reaction of the body as it helps in fighting infections. Inflammatory cells produce cytokines that reset the thermostat in the hypothalamus to a higher level. ...Read more

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Frequent urination, excessive thirst, increased appetite but losing weight, headaches w nausea, and chronic fatigue. Possible causes?

Frequent urination, excessive thirst, increased appetite but losing weight, headaches w nausea, and chronic fatigue. Possible causes?

Diabetes mellitus?: If a patient is having frequent urination, excessive thirst, weight loss and fatigue, the most common illness that causes this is uncontrolled diabetes mellitus. Checking the urine for glucose will make the diagnosis. Ask pharmacist for test tape or strips to check urine for glucose. If it's diabetes, the test will show large amount of glucose in urine. If so, need to see a physician urgently. ...Read more

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Lack of sleep and appetite. Headaches 24/7. Dizziness and lack of balance. Chills. ?

Lack of sleep and appetite. Headaches 24/7. Dizziness and lack of balance. Chills. ?

Anxiety : Anxiety is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, body pains, headache, dizziness, and parasthesia. Rec.: see your pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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Headache Bloated High temp Mood swings Memory loss Fatigue Lack of appetite Help??

Headache
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High temp
Mood swings
Memory loss
Fatigue
Lack of appetite 
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High temp: If you are running a high fever and you have significant symptoms it is a good idea to see a doctor in person to examine you and diagnose. Once this is accomplished, your doctor can give you antipyretic and analgesic medicine to treat your fever and pain respectively. There may be anti infective treatment your physician will suggest. Remember to bring your medicine if any and know your allergies. ...Read more

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Excessive sweating especially on the palms and feet. Tremors of the hand. Palpitation. Anxiety. Poor bowel movement. Early satiety. Poor breathing?

Excessive sweating especially on the palms and feet. Tremors of the hand. Palpitation. Anxiety. Poor bowel movement. Early satiety. Poor breathing?

? anxiety disorder: Thoughhyper (excess secretion ) thyroid disorder can cause some of the symptoms above like nervousness, tremors, excess sweating it will not cause poor bowel movment. Similalry appetite will be increased most of the times because of increased metabolism from thyroid hormone excess and not the reverse. Your symptoms fit with anxiety reaction and there may be even some underlying depression. See dr. ...Read more

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What causes nausea, extreme sweat, and loss of vision?

What causes nausea, extreme sweat, and loss of vision?

There are a few...: ...Causes, including dehydration, diabetes, heat exhaustion, and certain medications. If you know anyone suffering from these symptoms, they need to seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more

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Can lack of sleep cause nausea, loss of appetite and tachycardia?

Can lack of sleep cause nausea, loss of appetite and tachycardia?

Absolutely. All 3: Although far from the only cause of nausea, loss of appetite and tachycardia, lack of sleep can definitely cause these symptoms. This is thought to be due, in part, to the abnormal release of certain stress hormones and disruption of normal brain chemistry. Sleep deprivation can also elevate blood pressure and cause abnormal weight gain over the long term. Loss of appetite common early on. ...Read more

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Sudden weakness , dizziness and sleepiness with shortness of breath.

Sudden weakness , dizziness and sleepiness with shortness of breath.

Short of breath: The shortness of breath worries me. I would go seek help immediately. Feel better. ...Read more

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How is decreased cardiac output caused by increased fluid volume and decreased fluid volume?

How is decreased cardiac output caused by increased fluid volume and decreased fluid volume?

Stroke volume: Cardiac output is determined by heart rate and volume of blood pumped by heart in each heartbeat (stroke volume). Increased fluid volume increases the stroke volume and therefore cardiac output. Decreased fluid volume decreases the stroke volume and therefore cardiac output. ...Read more

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What causes constant mood swings, anxiety, profuse sweating, and confusion?

What causes constant mood swings, anxiety, profuse sweating, and confusion?

Get evaluated: Hormonal imbalance and other physical conditions could cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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Does low testosterone cause reduced odor and sweating in males?

Does low testosterone cause reduced odor and sweating in males?

Yes.: Testosterone levels are directly correlated with the production of body oils, ie. Sebum. This is the substance that leaves "fingerprints." did you know that babies leave virtually no fingerprints, and a man's will last longer on a surface than a female? With lower oil production, bacteria that produce body odor have less to break down into acrid odor. Yes, you will perspire less! ...Read more