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Can Night Sweats Mean Thyroid Cancer
B symptoms: B symptoms refer to systemic symptoms of fever, night sweats, and weight loss which can be associated with both hodgkin's lymphoma and non-hodgkin's lymphoma. The presence or absence of b symptoms has prognostic significance and is reflected in the staging of these lymphomas. Similar systemic symptoms can be found in non-cancerous states such as tuberculosis and various inflamm or rheumatologic dz. ...Read more
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...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
Night Sweats: Diseases and conditions that can cause night sweats include: Anxiety, Autonomic neuropathy,( Brucellosis (a bacterial infection), Carcinoid syndrome (a syndrome resulting from a certain type of cancerous tumor), Endocarditis, HIV/AIDS, Hodgkin's lymphoma, (Hodgkin's disease), Hyperthyroidism,(overactive thyroid), Leukemia, Menopause, Tuberculosis, Others. See your doctor for a diagnosis. ...Read more
I'm experiencing night sweats and head aches with decreased appetite swollen lymph nodes not sure it relates to thyroid condition , new symptoms?
As above: With these symptoms u need to see u pcp for evaluation and work up. ...Read more
Fatty liver borderline enlarged ..Weight loss.. Night sweats.. What could this be? Had thyroid and all blood checked. Hiv and heps. Liver func good
You may have this...: Association backwards. You may have anemia because of an illness that is associated with night sweats. The differential diagnosis for night sweats is lengthy, but includes several serious medical problems that should not be ignored or discounted. See your dr and get to the bottom of this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause depression, anxiety, weight gain, heart palps, fatigue, night sweats? Have goiter/swollen thyroid. Doc says thyroid is functioning ok?
Frequent night sweats did have swollen neck nodes onto insomnia chest flutters appetite loss etc diag depression cita 20mg all good part from sweats?
Night sweat: Your question is not clear but I am guessing your are asking about why you have " swollen lymph node , night sweat, insomnia, loss of appetite"; depression can explain insomnia, loss of appetite, but it does not explain, night sweat and enlarged lymph nodes. Enlarged nodes and night sweat can be from hiv, tb, lymphoma etc.., see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
Hormones: With PCOS, disorders of the sweat gland is common. It can come because your body is making either too testosterone, have an alteration in your hormone ratios, your skin can have an exaggerated response to even to a normal level of testosterone. Other sweat gland problems, more serious than sweating, can include acne and inflammation of the specialized sweat glands in your arm pit and groin. ...Read more
I have body itchiness, neck nodes swollen , shortness of breath, night sweats , weakness . Is this lymphoma ? Blood test CBC normal . doc won't check
Second opinion: If your doctor isn't listening to your concerns it may be time for a second opinion. ...Read more
Papillary thyroid cancer with thyroidectomy in '08. Nausea all day low appetite headaches fatigue TSH .007 not pregnant are my symptoms from low tsh?
Possibly: Unfortunately, your symptoms are non-specific. Meaning that many different things could be causing them. It is possible that your TSH suppression could be contributing to your symptoms.. ...Read more
? Lymphoma but no enlarged lumps or bumps. Weight loss, night sweats, anaemia, chronic low back/hip pain present. T.b ruled out. Still? Lymphoma?
Cold chills, night sweats, breast fibroadenomas, sore breast, hair loss, excessive bruising, fatigue, what type of test should I be asking for.
H/P, labs: See your doctor and report these symptoms. He/she will probably start with a thorough history and physical and probably some basic lab work. ...Read more
2.0cm x 1.5cm hard nontender mass. Right side of neck. Nauseated fatigued night sweats. No thyroid. Could this be cancer? TSH 273.4.
Get it evaluated: Hopefully, it is no reason for concern, but such a mass should be evaluated by a doctor. Fatigue and night sweats are common symptoms of thyroid disease, as well as lymphoma. A TSH of 273.4 definitely warrants further evaluation and treatment. It is always better to know a diagnosis than to worry about the worse. Knowledge is power, power to take the correct action to take care of your health. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not usually. : Thyroid cancer grows outside of the windpipe and therefore almost never causes a productive cough. However, in the extremely rare event that it invades the windpipe this could result in a productive, possibly bloood tinged cough. Other possible causes of a cough could be if the cancer invades the nerve to the vocal cord which helps protect from aspiration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've complex hypoechoic well defined mass in thyroid. What does this mean? Other symptoms heavy night sweats, mid cycle bleeding, hair loss, blemishes
See answer: There are many us criteria to characterize a thyroid mass including size, shape, margin, halo, calcifications, echotexture, and vascularity. Your us may show a benign colloid nodule, but your dr. Needs to see the report /discuss with the radiologist, and exam you to see if your symptoms are thyroid related, and consider thyroid function studies. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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