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I just started cabergoline for elevated prolactin, but im on bc pills, so how will this effect my hormones? I suffer from anxiety, night sweats, acne.

I just started cabergoline for elevated prolactin, but im on
bc pills, so how will this effect my hormones? I suffer from
anxiety, night sweats, acne.

It won't: Cabergoline will decrease prolactin levels but will not affect you estrogen and Progesterone because of the birth control you take. If you are having sx of night sweats, anxiety or acne there may be some other problem. Often birthcontrol will help adult acne in women depending on the formulation. ...Read more

Sweating At Night (Definition)

Night sweats may be a sign of an overactive thyroid, vitamin d deficiency, or a more serious problem like hodgkin's disease. The most common cause is probably just a heavy mattress and a warm room. The result is the same: waking up overheated and sweaty. Some people have a problem with sweating not just at night. ...Read more


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Does anxiety cause night sweats and weight loss?

Does anxiety cause night sweats and weight loss?

Anxiety ?: Unlikely it can cause multiple symptoms , feeling dizzy , chest pain , shortness of breath , but not weight loss or night sweat. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause night sweats? What about acid reflux? Every night I woke up after mild sweating I have burning feeling in stomach line.

Can anxiety cause night sweats? What about acid reflux? Every night I woke up after mild sweating I have burning feeling in stomach line.

Yes it can: Anxiety can cause everything imaginable! So let your doctor help you in this matter. Human body functions very well if you are relaxed and free of stress and worries. Exercise daily to help you to relax and calm you down. Then you will sleep better and quit worrying about these minor ailments! ...Read more

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Are anxiety and night sweats related? Scared I have lymphoma due to a swollen lymph node. CBC is fine and doctor says infection.

Are anxiety and night sweats related? Scared I have lymphoma due to a swollen lymph node. CBC is fine and doctor says infection.

Try not to sweat it: Sometimes people do sweat at night and it's related to anxiety. However, you did the right thing by seeing your doctor. If you are being treated for an infection, that can cause you to sweat. A swollen lymph node can be a reaction to infection. Be sure to follow up with your doctor if you continue to sweat or have a swollen lymph node. We only worry if the swollen node is chronic. ...Read more

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Fatigue, lump in throat, dizziness, loss of appetite, severe anxiety-health related, night sweats which just started, can this all be due to anxiety?

Fatigue, lump in throat, dizziness, loss of appetite, severe anxiety-health related, night sweats which just started, can this all be due to anxiety?

Although you need: To be assessed to ensure that you do not have medical condition (s) causing these symptoms - severe anxiety could be the culprit. If you haven't been evaluated for your anxiety, then i would encourage you to see your physician or a psychiatrist for assistance. Take care. ...Read more

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Been to docs, got generalised lymphadenopathy, and anxiety, taking setraline, having night sweats, worried. Could this be lymphoma?

Lymphadenopathy: 18 F of unknown medical history notes: Been to docs, got generalised lymphadenopathy, and anxiety, taking setraline, having night sweats, worried. Could this be lymphoma? ANS: Could be but only your team there can give the best answer. Many other causes of lymphadenopathy and night sweats. in young F. So check with your team. To mention a few: TBC, HIV, FUO. ...Read more

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My doc wont do diagnostic tests for my symptoms I have fungal problems digestive problems excessive sweating fatigue back pain nausea anxiety and panic attacks night sweats chest pain weight loss eye floaters severe pmt im 34 female what tests should I as

My doc wont do diagnostic tests for my symptoms I have fungal problems digestive problems excessive sweating fatigue back pain nausea anxiety and panic attacks night sweats chest pain weight loss eye floaters severe pmt im 34 female what tests should I as

See your eye doctor: For your symptoms of floaters you should see your eye doctor right away to see if it's the sign of a serious problem. As for your other symptoms, they should warrant some further testing. If you feel you're not getting the proper care from your primary physician, you should consider changing doctors, or go to your local emergency room. Chest pain can be a symptom of a very serious problem. ...Read more

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I get night sweats almost every night, i once thought it was from missed medication (anxiety) but I have been taking it regularily now &still get them?

I get night sweats almost every night, i once thought it was from missed medication (anxiety) but I have been taking it regularily now &still get them?

Night sweats: Have you regulated room temperature where you sleep?. Room temp should be around 68 degrees. Do wear heavy pajamas or do you sleep with heavy blankets if you've ruled out environmental factors see your doctor for an appointment for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned about hot flashes and night sweats that have been ongoing for 7 years? It started in my early 30s and tests for early menopause came back negative. I notice that anxiety sometimes triggers them, especially when i feel frantic because

Should i be concerned about hot flashes and night sweats that have been ongoing for 7 years? It started in my early 30s and tests for early menopause came back negative. I notice that anxiety sometimes triggers them, especially when i feel frantic because

Having : Having hot flashes and night sweats for 7 years must be miserable. Please become established with a good family practice or internal medicine doctor in your area. You should have a medical workup. There are treatments that may help you, but it is important to closely establish with a good primary care doctor. I am glad that you had hormone testing, but you may need thyroid studies, blood glucose testing, and other types of testing. If it does end up being anxiety, there are treatments as well as medications that may help. ...Read more

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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


Night Sweats (Definition)

Sleep hyperhidrosis, more commonly known as the night sweats, is the occurrence of excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) during sleep. The sufferer may or may not also suffer from excessive perspiration while awake. Sleep hyperhidrosis may occur at any age, but is most commonly ...Read more