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Could Exposer To Chlorine Be Cause Of Sweating
I just went swimming can I go workout now or no bcuz there is chlorine on my skin will it affect my sweating?
See a dermatologist: There is a great deal to this. Where sweating? Both sides? How much? When? Are you heavy? Athletic? Other symptoms? Any meds or herbs? Pregnant? Family sweating history? Treatment to be determined by history, exam, lab. Meanwhile there are OTC antiperspirants. Keep yourself cool and well ventilated. ...Read more
Several things: Night sweats can be caused by menopause, certain medications, or more serious things like autoimmune disease, infections, or cancer (leukemia, lymphoma, and others). If night sweats are drenching (ie your sheets are soaked, you have to change clothes) and you aren't a woman near menopause, you should see a doctor. ...Read more
Multiple medical: Issues. Metabolic dysfunction, thyroid, cardiac, pulmonary, etc. You must obtain a comprehensive physical exam, blood testing and chest xray- please make the earliest possible appointment. ...Read more
Evaluation: Your symtoms seem intermittent-must be evaluated by examination and testing. ...Read more
Excessive sweating during workout with chills...? I'm fit 125lbs. What could cause this should I worry?
Physiology: Sweating is one of the body's mechanisms for reducing core temperature which goes up due to muscular activity. Chilling is a mechanism to raise the body temperature, again by muscular activity. It is possible that by sweating excessively you are activating the hypothalamic mechanisms that regulate body temperature and these stimuli create the symptoms you are experiencing. Hope this helps. ...Read more
My son recently lost some weight and started severly head sweating when he sleeps. Could they be caused from same problem if so what?
Maybe: Only way to know for sure is to have him examined by his pediatrician. ...Read more
I'm 27. About twice in the past month I have woke up in the evening sweating and with nausea. What could cause this? Should I be concerned?
I have been having the feeling of being full all the time, sweating and can't sleep what could cause this? Adult male 40 yrs old take methadone.
Talk to your Doctor: Review the answers to following questions with your doctor: how long has this been going on? Why are you taking methadone? If you're in a treatment program, you have labs regularly, right? So has everything been ok up till now? Are you at risk for hep/hiv? Follow up with your doctor, ask the questions and get the answers. ...Read more
When excessive sweating affects the hands, feet, and armpits, it's called primary or focal hyperhidrosis. Primary hyperhidrosis affects 2 - 3% of the population, yet less than 40% of patients with this condition seek medical advice. In the majority of primary hyperhidrosis cases, no cause can be found. It seems to run in families.
It can also occur from medical condition. See your doctor for a dx. ...Read more
Primary focal hyperhydrosis, can start in childhood and continue to adulthood effects 1to3%of population. It is probebely caused by malfunction of the nervous system and may run in families
genaralised hyperhydrosis, causes sweating all over the body. Has many causes like overactive thyroid, pregnancy, menopause, diabetese, alcoholism, heart failure, cancers like lymphoma and leukemia, some meds, infections. ...Read more
Yes: Chlorine can act as an irritant and result in the surface of the cornea being dry and slightly cloudy. It should clear up on it's own. Lubricating drops may help. See your eye doctor if this doesn't improve. ...Read more
Are you: Asking a question or making a statement? If you're having problems, you need to discuss it with the prescribing doctor. ...Read more
Lots of things: How I caught on that I had tb. If it's really and truly a night sweat, get seen by your physician now. We don't want to miss endocarditis, tb, or something else really nasty-but-treatable. ...Read more
Yes.: Though it's hard to eradicate it entirely. ...Read more
Fever?: Hard to tell without more details. First, check your temperature, this could be due to fever. If so, take acetaminophen as directed for fever. If no fever, sometimes the sweating means your fever has broken for a time but may return later, Do you have other symptoms of an acute infection? If not, have you added a new medicine or supplement? If not, and the symptoms continue, call your doc. ...Read more
HYPERHIDROSIS: HYPERHIDROSIS OR EXCESSIVE sweating demands a through evaluation. A full exam and labs especially TFTS and HA1C to evaluate for diabetes. If the workup is normal, there is a topical therapy called DRYSOL. Also Botox injections are very helpful and if that fails there are surgical options as well. ...Read more
Check thyroid state: Start with checking your thyroid function and speak with your doctor to see if there could be any possible causes. ...Read more
Cooling mechanism: Sweating is a means for the body to cool itself down during/after exercising/intense physical activity by allowing evaporation which lowers the skin temperature & helps the body regulate its temperature. It is okay to dry yourself if you are dripping with sweat, but not doing so does not harm you in any way. There is still enough moisture on your skin for cooling to continue via evaporation. ...Read more
Sweating will cool u: You may be stuck in a vicious cycle here - as sweating will cause you to feel chilled or cold. It may be that you have an autonomic problem with your sweating function. If that's true, it can be tough to treat. I would start with a neurologist and see if they can identify an autonomic nervous system problem. Depending on what they find, may determine your treatment course. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Autnomic dysfunction: Do you know it's excessive sweating on the left side & NOT lack of normal sweating on the right side? I don't have an age on you. I see you report LOW blood pressure. Depending upon your age you may have a form of autonomic dysfunction which would require testing to try & discover a cause. Then, a treatment plan can be organized. See neurologist please for testing. BTW, hormones all good? ...Read more