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Are Night Sweats A Symptom Of Low Magnesium
27 year old male, no medical problems. Symptoms of night sweats and increased anxiety. Dr. tested hormones and have low T (222). Should I be worried?
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
I have been running an intermittent low grade fever for the past 3 - 4 months. Maybe 2 - 3 times per week, along with night sweats. No other symptoms.
Fever/Unknown Origin: 48 year old lady with Fever of Unknown Origin for 3-4 months. Have you reached menopause yet? Menopause is a cause of fever of unknown origin in a woman your age. Do you have chills? Any weight loss? Sick contacts? Bites? Travel? Sexual history? You should get a full exam to determine possible sources. Some causes are malignancy, abscess, tuberculosis, malaria, drug wdrawl, underlying med problem ...Read more
Gp suspects lymphoma. Low white blood cell count &abnormalities have shown. Been referred to a professor. No lumps/night sweats. Other symptoms lymph?
See below: Other symptoms can include weight loss, fatigue, joint pain, diarrhea, rashes. ...Read more
20 yr old male, low WBC 3.9, high monocytes 18, no flu symptoms, fatigue and night sweats, 102 fever, lost 3 pounds without diet in week
Still likely viral!: Infectious mono, cmv, and other viral illness could be present, other than the flu virus. The combination of low wbc, but with increased monocytes suggest a viral illness, not bacterial. However, other more serious issues, whether less likely, could cause your sx, including systemic lupus erythematosus and related problems. If no improvement occurs in the next few days, see your doctor. ...Read more
Confirmed anaemic. Is this y I have heavy night sweats, weight loss, chest pain low back pain. Had iv iron but symptoms still present. Fed up!
IV iron?: This does not sound right to me. Unless you have serious stomach problems, there is no reason to be on IV iron to treat anemia. More importantly, you need to see your doctor about these night sweats and weight loss and pains. If you are not sure why you are getting IV iron, get a 2nd opinion. ...Read more
Feel small &hard nodes in groin low grade pain. Lymph nodes in neck under 5mm in short axis. Normal cbc, esr, blood smear, no symptoms except night sweats.
No symptoms is fine except for night sweats You need to find out why.
Far more important is a visit to your doctor about your nodes. Do not put it off. May be nothing to worry about but it could also require further evaluation.
Hope all goes well. ...Read more
I have high lympocytes 59% low neutrhophill 31% HIV hepatities b.c negative. Symptoms night sweats. Fatigue. Weight loss. Muscle ache. Why this symptoms.
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor as your symptoms warrant an investigation.
Wish you good health! ...Read more
Painful throat, low grade fever, night sweats for first 2 nights, nasal congestion, bad cough, is this sign of HIV ARS at 3 weeks? Or viral infection?
No, reflux maybe. ..: IBS is typically a combination of abdominal pain / bloating and bouts of diarrhoea or constipation. NIght sweats are not a typical symptoms. A common natural cause of night sweats is the menopause, however they may also be caused by infection, inflammatory process, thyroid gland disorder, as a side effect of certain medications, or, rarely GORD. Recommend review with Dr to elucidate the cause. ...Read more
Unlikely: Although night sweats can be associated with malignancy (such as lymphomas) it is less likely to be directly associated with ovarian cancer. A better scenario could be that you are having these symptoms due to fluctuations in your hormone levels. I would recommend that you speak with your gyn and under go hormonal level testing if it is deemed appropriate. ...Read more
What is the pathophyslogical cause of night sweats? Is this by fever? For like TB, and other illnesses, why is that a symptom?
Hmmm: Something to do with the hypothalamus? Can't wait for the answer! ...Read more
New symptom from previous post I have been having horrible night sweats on top of being very fatigued w/o exercise, weak, not feeling well are night sweats something to be concerned about?
Is night sweats and excessive sweating a symptom from my fybromyelgia or am I coming down with something?
Had been Prednisone for 14 days. Started at 20mg/day, increased to 40mg/day then stopped cold. Now having night sweats. Is it a withdrawal symptom?
I have 3 children aged 2, 5, and 8. I am 29 and am in full swing surgical menopause. I live with chronic fatigue, night sweats and every other miserable menopause symptom you can imagine! I have severe clinical depression and anxiety. I have seasonal affe
Unlikely: 29y fem. W. "menopausal" sx's/3 young children has "fatigue, night sweats, depression & anxiety". Ovarian waning unlikely & speculative. Symptoms correlate w. Fibromyalgia, FM. General med exam needed. If no physiologic findings see Rheumatologist. Oft FM symptoms result from primary lumbosacral dysfunction incited by multiple childbirths w. & w/o underlying Hypermobility Syndrome. See Osteopath. ...Read more
Are frequent, very mild night sweats (damp forehead, groin, bend of knees) a symptom of metastatic cancer? They're not drenching, like with lymphoma.
I've been having a fever (99.7-100.9) every night for 4 months, I've been on Humira (adalimumab) over a year for Crohn's, in complete remission. Negative to Lupus or RA. The only other symptom I have is night sweats, and fatigue and back pain.
CROHNS ON HUMIRA (adalimumab): That is good news the CROHNS is in remission. I would recommend an exam and retesting of labs. Recheck autoimmune panel/Thyroid screen/sarcoidosis screen/Immunoglobulin levels. HUMIRA (adalimumab) can sometimes weaken the immune system and cause diseases to reactivate (TB/Fungal Infection). Discuss tapering HUMIRA (adalimumab), it rarely has been linked to Lymphoma. If SX. Persist CT OF CHEST/ABD/PELVIS IS WARRANTED. ...Read more
What causes night sweats with low body temp? My temp was 97.2 at midnight last night and I was covered in sweat. Gallbladder is at 9% function cause?
Night sweats: Night sweats can be caused by fever but other things can cause night sweats. In your case, you list obesity - a very common cause of night sweats is sleep apnea. Even if you are already treated, make sure the setting on CPAP are ok. Thyroid functions should be checked and meds reviewed. At your age, also perimenopausal sweats-hot flashes are on the list. ...Read more
31mnth boy cold night sweats for a month. Cool to the touch. Breezy, cool room, not too warm! No other symptoms. Ok/normal? (Apnea. T&A in 2 weeks).
Night sweats: After a month I would suggest a physical exam and if no illness or other problem then he is probably too warm even though he doesn't seem like it ...Read more
I have night sweats during my periods. Periods are regular and no other symptoms. Is this normal?
Common: This is a relatively common symptom.Get a more detailed answer ›
In perimenopause, if your not having night sweats or hot flashes, does this mean estrogen is not needed? Many other symptoms exist.
HRT indications?: Hormone replacement therapy (hrt) is commonly advised for severe symptoms, especially hot flashes. Most other symptoms of estrogen deficiency can be managed with local applications of estrogen creams applied to the vaginal mucosa/ areas. Consult your gynecologist for further advice and proper management. ...Read more
I always sweat a little in my sleep. I've heard night sweats are a sign of something bad. Is night sweats when u sweat profusely? I only sweat a little
Sounds normal: Usually night sweats of concern drench you with sweat, soaking PJ's and/or sheets. ...Read more
My mpv is 7.0 and I've had petechia (spelling?) off and on along with night sweats and low energy...I've expressed this to my dr with little response
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An MPV at the low end of normal is nothing to be concerned about. Have you lost weight? Do you get fever? If no to both, you are unlikely to have anything serious.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Many causes: There are many reasons for night sweats and drinking alcohol is not one of the common causes. Infections, (including tb), cancers, hormone problems, and gastric reflux, or cardiac problems can all lead infections. So night sweats themselves can be a serious health situation. You should probably see a medical professional to have an evaluation. ...Read more
Hi I have had night sweats now for a couple of months plus excessive sweating during day no other obvious symptoms?
Hiv antibody test at 6 weeks post possible exposure. How accurate? Symptoms strated after one day of exposure with night sweats.
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