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I get really hot and sweat drips off my face, my arms and face turn red can this be caused by my blood pressure of medication I take?

I get really hot and sweat drips off my face, my arms and face turn red can this be caused by my blood pressure of medication I take?

No: The only med you list for BP is Aldactone and that wouldn't cause it. An overdose of synthroid (thyroxine) could - has your TSH been checked (blood sample). Most likely, it's physiologic (normal response to overheating). Production of perspiration and dilation of blood vessels (red face) is our body's way to dissipate heat and regulate temperature. ...Read more

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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


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I know that high blood pressure is called the silent killer. Can some people physically feel when they happen to have HBP from time to time? Sweats?

I know that high blood pressure is called the silent killer. Can some people physically feel when they happen to have HBP from time to time? Sweats?

Yes, but uncommonly.: More commonly, the symptoms of high blood pressure (if they occur) include blurry vision, headaches, blood in the urine (urine discoloration), chest discomfort / pressure, throbbing / pounding in the ears. If you have an aneurysm, back pain or other neurologic symptoms may develop. The symptoms may be subtle. The best detection is a blood pressure monitor that you can pick up at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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What could causes of night sweats be? Its only happened three times in six months. Have had all blood work checked

What could causes of night sweats be? Its only happened three times in six months. Have had all blood work checked

Probably not a: Cause for concern. Having night sweat a few times may just be due to variations in ambient temperature or your covers being more than needed. You may consult this site for more information.

http://www. Webmd. Com/menopause/guide/8-causes-of-night-sweats. ...Read more

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What causes night sweats? Had blood work done everything is normal but still I wake up almost every night soaked in sweat only using a light blanket

What causes night sweats? Had blood work done everything is normal but still I wake up almost every night soaked in sweat only using a light blanket

See below: Night sweats: there are many potential causes to sweating at night. The term night sweats generally refers to excessive sweating at night related to a hormone imbalance.

There is no one answer to explain the origin of sweating at night. Some common causes are: infection, some cancers, several medications, low blood sugars and a host of other less common reasons.

Were going to focus in on the hormone imbalance commonly seen in menopause, although by no means limited to menopause. We have seen a common night sweats picture in the men with prostate cancer with elevated estrogen levels. Swelling often starts around your neck.

We generally start with saliva testing which allows us to identify what the hormone imbalance actually is and treat accordingly. When we don't start with saliva testing we very often get very good success with progesterone cream in the form of wild yam cream. There are many different preparations of wild yam cream on the market and often the preparation does not have enough progesterone cream to be effective.

The above is the simple answer the better answer is to work with a healthcare professional who has experiencing natural hormone therapy.

Will be happy to further discuss your issues with you in the concierge service. Go to: https://www. Healthtap. Com/dr-stevenfergusonmd
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What could cause borderline enlarged liver and weight loss and night sweats? I do have fatty liver. Been tested for HIV and hep. And all blood work good

What could cause borderline enlarged liver and weight loss and night sweats? I do have fatty liver. Been tested for HIV and hep. And all blood work good

Hormones: Welcome back. Had thyroid function tests? Female hormones out of whack? Periods are ok? The fatty liver was presumed to be due to obesity, which is why you went on the reducing diet. Blood work good is reassuring, as was the MRI tests you mentioned in another question. Checked for parasites? Tb? ...Read more

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Continueous night sweats. I'm a male post back op. Is this a blood disorder?

Continueous night sweats. I'm a male post back op. Is this a blood disorder?

Night sweats: There are many possible causes for night sweats, such as certain medications, infections, hormonal problems, neurologic problems, inflammatory conditions, blood disorders and even cancers. Night sweats need to be evaluated by your doctor as soon as possible for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Hi I have a raised ESR level in my blood count, what could be causing this? I also have night sweats. Thankyou

Hi I have a raised ESR level in my blood count, what could be causing this? I also have night sweats. Thankyou

Multiple reasons: An elevated ESR can be seen in a number of infections or inflammatory conditions. Infections such as pneumonia, urinary tract infections, TB or other infections can all elevate esr. Also rheumatic and autoimmune conditions can also elevate esr. See your physician who may order blood tests and other labs to diagnosis the underlying disease process and recommend appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Are coughing up blood and having night sweats symptoms of pneumonia?

Are coughing up blood and having night sweats symptoms of pneumonia?

Infection: What you described is suggestive of infection in general and tuberculosis in particular. It is prudent for to you seek care at your earliest. ...Read more

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I'm bleeding brown blood but very light like I don't even need a pad what is going on I have hot flashes and night sweats and cramps?

I'm bleeding brown blood but very light like I don't even need a pad what is going on I have hot flashes and night sweats and cramps?

See doctor: Your symptoms need evaluation to rule out early ovarian failure. Your description fits menopausal symptoms. It would be prudent to see your gynecologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have had elevated LH in two blood tests (normal progesterone and estrogen), what does this mean and can it be related to night sweats?

I have had elevated LH in two blood tests (normal progesterone and estrogen), what does this mean and can it be related to night sweats?

Luteinizing Hormone: Luteinizing hormone is a pituitary glycoprotein that (in women such as yourself) stimulates ovulation or maintains the corpus luteum during pregnancy. A high result can indicate a potential disease process or simply be a result of various medications. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Night sweats, constant fever for over a month. Dr ordered blood tests. Including bone. What might she be looking for?

Night sweats, constant fever for over a month. Dr ordered blood tests. Including bone. What might she be looking for?

Serious disease.: Endocarditis until proved otherwise, then tuberculosis and malignant lymphoma. A few others. Wishing you better health. ...Read more

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Drenching night sweats for one week to the point I sleep with towels. Neg for flu. Fever every night. Room temp is normal. Blood work normal.?

Drenching night sweats for one week to the point I sleep with towels. Neg for flu. Fever every night. Room temp is normal. Blood work normal.?

Fever unknown origin: Drenching night sweats usually mean fever. These are nonspecific symptoms, i.e. many possible causes -- too many to even guess without more information. Since you've had blood tests, presumably you're under a doctor's care; s/he is in the best position to answer this and other questions. Other symptoms? Did blood work include inflammatory markers (ESR, CRP, maybe procalcitonin)? Chest xray? ...Read more

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I have had night sweats all year. I went for blood & urine work & it all came back great! I'm a female under 30, healthy & active. No fever or pain.

I have had night sweats all year. I went for blood & urine work & it all came back great! I'm a female under 30, healthy & active. No fever or pain.

Temperature. ..: In your age doubt menopause, if regular periods. If last test including CBC, TSH normal - unlikely infectious process, but TB test may be good idea - if possible exposure, travel. Etc. Temperature of bedroom may be also cause. Make sure to keep bedroom well ventilated and use light blanket. Keep well hydrated and avoid stimulants and alcohol before bed time. Exercise regularly. ...Read more

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Recurrent kidney infections, night sweats, high temp, generally feeling rubbish. Bloods show inflamation. Any ideas?

Go see an: Internist & urologist for a thorough assessment
you need comprehensive work up to include lab work, chest xray, repeat urinalysis, possibly cystocopy, blood culture etc.
Possibilities include diabetes, immunodeficiency, kidney stones, hydronephrosis etc.
Give us feedback on the final dx.
God bless u! ...Read more

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R- side neck pain, decreased appetite, weightloss, drenching night sweats, on/off thyroid swelling dry cough. Clean blood, x-ray, & u/s. Not lymphoma?

R- side neck pain, decreased appetite, weightloss, drenching night sweats, on/off thyroid swelling dry cough. Clean blood, x-ray, & u/s. Not lymphoma?

Many possibilities.: Lymphoma usually isn't painful, but the other symptoms could fit. However, there are a number of other possibilities. The thyroid swelling is suspicious for thyroiditis. If that is ruled out, ct scan of neck, chest, abdomen and pelvis may be helpful, or possibly a pet/ct. Various infections, and autoimmune diseases can cause similar symptoms to malignancies. ...Read more

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Random black tar stool 3 weeks. Night sweats last night today a lot of blood in stool. Is this emergency or can it wait 5 days for dr. Appt?

Random black tar stool 3 weeks. Night sweats last night today a lot of blood in stool. Is this emergency or can it wait 5 days for dr. Appt?

Emergency: Black and tarry stool for 3 weeks and today with a lot of fresh blood in stools indicates that you are most likely having GI (gastrointestinal) bleeding. I urge you to go to the er immediately for evaluation since GI bleeding can be severe and serious. All the best, hk. ...Read more

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I am terrified of blood tests- bonafide phobia, but have been having night sweats. Are there any other ways to test hormone levels without blood work?

I am terrified of blood tests- bonafide phobia, but have been having night sweats. Are there any other ways to test hormone levels without blood work?

Address the phobia: You're an adult. If you give in to a phobia or ask for special consideration because of a fear you realize to be unrealistic, you enslave yourself deeper. Treating phobias is relatively straightforward if you have a good guide. Get a referral from your physician and you will not only be able to do what other adults do, but discover inner resources you probably did not know you had. ...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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I have been diagnosed with giant blood cells, I also suffer from sudden weight loss, night sweats no appetite she is going to do bonemarrow biopsy cod?

I have been diagnosed with giant blood cells, I also suffer from sudden weight loss, night sweats no appetite she is going to do bonemarrow biopsy cod?

I wish you: Good luck but cannot diagnose your condition. IT SOUNDS LIKE YOUR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER is SPOT ON! Follow his/her lead and DON'T rush to any conclusions!

Hope this helps you!

Dr Z ...Read more

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Hello. I have night sweats, every night for a couple weeks. No fever. Is there a particular way to check for cancer? Do blood tests reveal cancer?

Hello. I have night sweats, every night for a couple weeks. No fever. Is there a particular way to check for cancer? Do blood tests reveal cancer?

It depends: There are lots of different causes for night sweats. Cancer can be one of them. But there are many different kinds of cancer, and each has different diagnostic and treatment pathways.
The best thing to do if you have persistent night sweats is get evaluated in person, by a doc who can do a thorough history and physical examination.
Then you can calm your worries.
Hows that sound? ...Read more

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Night sweats with no other symptoms at all, normal CBC, ESR, peripheral blood smear. Lymph nodes under 5mm in short axis in neck. Any Ideas?

Night sweats: Two things to consider since all labs are normal:
1: Shower before going to bed.
2: Go to bed with lightweight PJs.

If you have been doing something like this for a while without change, a consult to a "Sleep" study would be in order ...Read more

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Flu. High fever that has gone down now. Some night sweats. Mild cough. No chest pain. Blood in phlegm at morning that clears up during the day.?

Flu. High fever that has gone down now. Some night sweats. Mild cough. No chest pain. Blood in phlegm at morning that clears up during the day.?

Give it time: What you described fits in with upper respiratory viral infection and it is healing. Give it time.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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

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Fatty liver borderline enlarged. Weight loss. Night sweats. What could this be? Had thyroid and all blood checked. Hiv and heps. Liver func good

Fatty liver borderline enlarged. Weight loss. Night sweats. What could this be? Had thyroid and all blood checked. Hiv and heps. Liver func good

See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...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


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