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Can Blood Pressure Medication Cause Night Sweats
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 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What could causes of night sweats be? Its only happened three times in six months. Have had all blood work checked
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
Many things: I would suggest that you take your temperature for few days in a row to see if you are having fevers. It might be anywhere from very benign problem to very serious one. I recommend to be seen by your physician. ...Read more
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
63 year old post menopausal has started having night sweats. What is wrong? All blood work normal.
Probably: There's probably nothing wrong but you should have a chest xray and may be other tests. ...Read more
Night sweats, constant fever for over a month. Dr ordered blood tests. Including bone. What might she be looking for?
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
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
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
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