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How can I cure pimples on my back? Sweat pimples and other types of pimples.

How can I cure pimples on my back? Sweat pimples and other types of pimples.

Heat rash vs acne: If there are blackheads, this is probably acne. This may respond to the oral contraceptive pill if you can take it and want to; otherwise if it is on the back, a topical antibiotic plus benzoyl peroxide but you may need to go to a systemic antibiotic. A heat rash (i.e., no blackheads) is better managed by simple measures involving washing, clothing, and others your physician can explain. Good luck. ...Read more

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Some Feb 2015 constant burning in chest that radiates to arms neck back. Cold sweat. Pe and heart ruled out. High ddimer. What else could it be? Test?

Some Feb 2015 constant burning in chest that radiates to arms neck back. Cold sweat. Pe and heart ruled out. High ddimer. What else could it be? Test?

Consultation advised: Sorry, this Q & A box isn't designed for diagnosing illness. You would be best served with an INBOX TEXT CONSULTATION at Health Tap. You would need to upload results of any tests, if available, as well as your medical history. You would NEED TO MAKE YOURSELF AVAILABLE for 24 hours to reply to any questions from your consultant. Http://bit. Ly/1OiIRcI Best wishes. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I walk, I get a big sweat patch on my back. I also sweat while sitting in a slightly warm room. Is there medicine to stop this?

Sometimes when I walk, I get a big sweat patch on my back. I also sweat while sitting in a slightly warm room. Is there medicine to stop this?

Yes: There are therapies to treat hyperhydrosis (over active sweating). A medical work up should be done to ensure nothing else is the blame and then medication may help. A visit to your provider is a great place to start. ...Read more

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I am fairly healthy and do moderate exercise but I sweat excessively when exercise, especially on my head. What could be the cause of this? Also after I shower my head and neck and back continue to sweat.

I am fairly healthy and do moderate exercise but I sweat excessively when exercise, especially on my head. What could be the cause of this? Also after I shower my head and neck and back continue to sweat.

Sweating: I do not think this is abnormal. Sweating is part of the exercise response. Some people do sweat more than others, but this is part of there physiology. Perhaps a longer cool down time after exercise would help. ...Read more

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Why am I not sweating when I work out? I'll be a little damp on my lower back but won't sweat a drop from the neck up. I am drinking plenty of water.

Why am I not sweating when I work out? I'll be a little damp on my lower back but won't sweat a drop from the neck up. I am drinking plenty of water.

Fit?: As you grow more fit your body will change how it sweats; it may be that you need to increase your level of activity as you've become too efficient to break a sweat at what you are doing now. There are rare cases where people are unable to sweat at all, but this is unlikely. If you are are really worried, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Ever since I got my IUD I get soaking night sweats for about 4 days around my cycle. Is there something wrong? I got my IUD in august of 2011. I went for blood work and everything came back fine. The sweat usually starts a day or two before my period a

Ever since I got my IUD I get soaking night sweats for about 4 days around my cycle. Is there something wrong? I got my IUD in august of 2011. I went for blood work and everything came back fine. The sweat usually starts a day or two before my period a

Please: Please see your primary care provider for a complete evaluation. These symptoms are not typically associated with an iud so I advise that you have other conditions ruled out. Please call for an immediate appointment. ...Read more

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Feel heart trembling all time shakin voice heavy head pain in back cold body sweat concentrate prob and I worry alot I had inflamatry bowel disease?

Feel heart trembling all time shakin voice heavy head pain in back cold body sweat concentrate prob and I worry alot I had inflamatry bowel disease?

Symptoms of anxiety: The symptoms you've got are those of anxiousness and not any form of inflammatory bowel problems. Specifically which type of problem were you diagnosed with, when and how is it being treated right now? A couple of choices would be to say ULCERATIVE COLITIS or CROHN'S DISEASE. Why are you on Omnicef (cefdinir)? ...Read more

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I have a small black dot on my upper back that hurts, I sweat a lot could it be because of that?

I have a small black dot on my upper back that hurts, I sweat a lot could it be because of that?

Not sure.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Why does the back of my neck sweat during sleep?

Why does the back of my neck sweat during sleep?

Sweat in neck: There can be various causes of night sweats around neck like medications, hypoglycemia, tumors like hodgkins disease and a condition known as idiopathic hyperhiderosis. ...Read more

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I recently develope rash when ever I need to work at construction site. How to stop the rash as it always come back when ever I sweat.?

I recently develope rash when ever I need to work at construction site. How to stop the rash as it always come back when ever I sweat.?

Unsure: If this is a groin rash could be friction or yeast"jock itch". Don't use corn starch. First use air, at home, and when cleared use an a&d type ointment to prevent friction and a barrier to sweat from helping yeast overgrow. ...Read more

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Are the glands under your arms and back different to other sweat glands, as these work for me whereas the other sweat glands dont. What could might this?

Are the glands under your arms and back different to other sweat glands, as these work for me whereas the other sweat glands dont. What could might this?

Yes: Sweat glands under your arms and in you groin are a different kind of gland geared toward making you smell good :). Not so much as to cool off. The rest of your body makes a salty clear sweat for temp. Control. They are wired differently but closely related.
Our genetics have a lot to do with how much, where and why we sweat. ...Read more

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I have pots from autonomic nervous system dysfunction. How does Lexapro (escitalopram) re-regulate it so I could breathe better, hr normalized, sweat comes back?

I have pots from autonomic nervous system dysfunction. How does Lexapro (escitalopram) re-regulate it so I could breathe better, hr normalized, sweat comes back?

Lexapro (escitalopram): Lexapro (escitalopram) may help to reduce anxiety and prevent depression in an individual with pots. In fact, it does not effect the heart function or regulate the hypotension which causes the syndrome, but it does improve the overall health. The treatment of pots is based on diet and exercise. As a physiological response to a disbalanced noradrenergic system, pots does not constitute an illness in itself. ...Read more

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When I roll over and lay on my left side I get an immediate hot flash and a trickling sweat neck, back, legs. Possible causes? It happens only on left

When I roll over and lay on my left side I get an immediate hot flash and a trickling sweat neck, back, legs. Possible causes? It happens only on left

I would say, ask Dr.: House, but Hugh Laurie no longer even plays a doctor on TV! Hot flashes are common near menopause but aren't affected by what side u lay on. Reflux (Gerd) may be worse when lying on your left, but, unless u have severe pain w/ it, u wouldn't break out in a sweat. I suggest u see a "real" doctor about this. Meanwhile, resubmit your? . Maybe a smarter HealthTap doc than me can help! ...Read more

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Autonomic nerve caused squeezing chest and back pain/tightness, cold sweat, nausea and dizziness? Is this nerve liable to repeat the symptoms?

Autonomic nerve caused squeezing chest and back pain/tightness, cold sweat, nausea and dizziness? Is this nerve liable to repeat the symptoms?

See your doctor: In an older person, would be very considered about an episode of cardiac angina, but your symptoms could represent esophageal or gastric problems, and cannot fully exclude pulmonary embolism or aortic dissection. Do not delay, this could be a serious problem. ...Read more

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Crushing, squeezing chest and back pain/tightening, cold sweat, lightheaded, nausea with hashimoto's thyroiditis?

Crushing, squeezing chest and back pain/tightening, cold sweat, lightheaded, nausea with hashimoto's thyroiditis?

Seek care: You may need blood testing/ and /or imaging studies, it could involve your thyroid hormone level or something more serious like a lower respiratory infection, . ...Read more

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Working out then shower my back sweats profusely. Should I worry?

Working out then shower my back sweats profusely. Should I worry?

No, look around you-: -people sweat more is some area than others. If U R around people doing heavy workouts, arm pits and backs R always sweaty, but some variation is present, it's genetics. ...Read more

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What will happen to my baby if I will just let her sweat dry on her back?

Rash?: Nothing, a rash, cooling. Sweat naturally evaporates off our skin to help regulate body temperature. In an infant allowing sweat to evaporate may lead to excessive cooling. If the baby sweats excessively, let your pediatrician know. ...Read more

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I sweat a lot from my back. Even when sitting in airconditioned room most of the time. Does it have a particular reason.

Probably not: This is probably an area where you have a lot of over active sweat glands. You could see a dermatologist to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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I'm 28 years old and I'm always hot! When I wake up in the mornings, sweat is rolling down my back. I can't sleep comfortably. What can I do?

I'm 28 years old and I'm always hot! When I wake up in the mornings, sweat is rolling down my back. I can't sleep comfortably. What can I do?

Dysautonomia: Which means that the control mechanisms of the autonomic (automatic) nervous system are unbalanced. Commonest cause today is dietary sugar. Beriberi is the prototype of dysautonomia, a disease that was caused in eastern countries for thousands of years by consumption of milled rice, the staple for the peasants. It is caused by vitamin b deficiency. ...Read more

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Been sufferin for12 yrs, sweats, balance trouble, back discomfort, vision spots, an anxious, cant tolerate meds. Drs don't know why. Where can I turn?

Been sufferin for12 yrs, sweats, balance trouble, back discomfort, vision spots, an anxious, cant tolerate meds. Drs don't know why. Where can I turn?

Have you been: Treated for your anxiety by a mental health professional. I don't mean medications only but learning strategies to cope w/anxiety. Herbert Benson's book "Relaxation Response" can be helpful. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What will happen to my baby if I just let her sweat dry on her skin especially at her back? Can it cause pneumonia?

What will happen to my baby if I just let her sweat dry on her skin especially at her back? Can it cause pneumonia?

No: Sweating is a natural adaptive response to regulate body temperature. We sweat every day of our lives whether we realize it or not, and we don't get pneumonia from sweating, ever. ...Read more