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Are any diseases transmitted through sweat? Such as hepatitis?

Are any diseases transmitted through sweat? Such as hepatitis?

Not likely: This is not at all likely, don't worry - see a doctor for testing and clarification. ...Read more

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With simple exertion I now sweat, and also at night I have traveled to northern myanmar in jan. Trekking in the mts, can it be tropical disease?

With simple exertion I now sweat, and also at night I have traveled to northern myanmar in jan. Trekking in the mts, can it be tropical disease?

Absolutely!: Hope you took malaria while there. Even if you did, the "bugs" have become resistant to some preventive meds, so better see someone right away! Good luck! ...Read more

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Do I have a disorder? I get extremly nervous around people and even with my family I start to sweat, and even when I get a haircut I sweat and get ner

Do I have a disorder? I get extremly nervous around people and even with my family I start to sweat, and even when I get a haircut I sweat and get ner

Anxiety: Your description fits that of generalized anxiety disorder. You may self conscious and very worried about other people jugding you or their opinion of you. You may benefit from counselling that enhance your self esteem. See a counsellor. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What to do when soles sweat in panic disorder.

What to do when soles sweat in panic disorder.

Get treatment: I hope you're seeing a psychiatrist or psychologist. If not, please do so. The best thing to do is get treated for panic disorder. I assume you have been properly diagnosed. In the meantime, you can try washing your feet and practicing relaxation technoques. ...Read more

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Is night sweats related to scheuermann disease type 2?

Is night sweats related to scheuermann disease type 2?

Not likely: Kyphosis (scheuermann's disease) is a curving of the spine that causes a bowing or rounding of the back, which leads to a hunchback or slouching posture...Basically scoliosis of the thoracic spine. This does not cause night sweat!
severe kyphosis is a risk factor for pneumonia etcc...Which can cause night sweat, among other things.
If you have night sweats, consult your doc.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Please describe the name of the genetic disease where you can't sweat?

Please describe the name of the genetic disease where you can't sweat?

CIPA or HSAN IV: There may be others, but congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis is one such disease. It is inherited in an autosomal recessive form, meaning that an affected individual must get one gene from each parent.

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/congenital_insensitivity_to_pain_with_anhidrosis. ...Read more

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Hi I am from south india. When my brother-in law gets tensed or do his work out of desperation, his palms really sweats. Is there any such disorder?

Hi I am from south india. When my brother-in law gets tensed or do his work out of desperation, his palms really sweats. Is there any such disorder?

Normal anxiety: Sweating palms are normal in exercise and with anxiety. There are several types of anxiety disorders and anxiety can be part of other disorders such as depression, addictions and medical conditions. Treatments would depend on the cause. ...Read more

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My husband wiped a bleeding cut with a sweat rag from another person. The rag was damp, can he catch a disease like HPV or whatever they could have?

My husband wiped a bleeding cut with a sweat rag from another person. The rag was damp, can he catch a disease like HPV or whatever they could have?

No HPV or STD risk: Any infection risk is low. If there is risk at all, it's for cold viruses, influenza, and common skin bacteria like staph, strep, and so on. There is no risk for HPV or other STDs, which are not transmitted in this way. ...Read more

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I was wondering are night sweats a symptom of auto-immune disease?

Sometimes: Some autoinflammatory diseases, like the periodic fever syndromes (eg FMF) involve night sweats. These may be better defined as dysregulated immunity rather than autoimmunity. Infection and malignancy are far more common causes. ...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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If I took a sweat test for Crohn's diease and tested positive, does this mean I have crohn's?

Double check: I know of no sweat test for Crohn's disease. Generally, Crohn's is diagnosed by a colonoscopy and biopsy, or a video capsule endoscopy. Double check what you have been told, as there is a sweat test for cystic fibrosis. ...Read more

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Good morning, is it possible my daughter can have celiac disease if she doesn't sweat n goes to the bathroom after every single meal and is short?

Good morning, is it possible my daughter can have celiac disease if she doesn't sweat n goes to the bathroom after every single meal and is short?

Yes.: You may be confusing Celiac with Cyctic Fibrosis, however. Cystic Fibrosis causes loose stools, lack of sweat and short stature, among many other things (lung disease) Celiac is gluten allergy, which also affects the gut, causes abdominal distension, flatulence sometimes loose stools, and growth failure. Do you have a newborn screening program in Barbados? ...Read more

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What is the disease for symptoms like cold sweat, difficult in breathing and visual becomes black and white? My dad had kidney failure

What is the disease for symptoms like cold sweat, difficult in breathing and visual becomes black and white? My dad had kidney failure

These: These symptoms are very broad and could represent many things. Common causes would be low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), panic/anxiety attacks, neurological issues, etc. These are not signs of kidney failure, however more information on your family history should be obtained. You need a complete history, physical, and diagnostic testing in order to figure out what is going on.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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My mom is diabetic and she has hyperhidrosis and there is a severe smell in her sweat is it some kind of disease and what should we do for that?

My mom is diabetic and she has hyperhidrosis and there is a severe smell in her sweat is it some kind of disease and what should we do for that?

Odor of diabetes: There may be an odor peculiar to diabetes, especially if poorly controlled. Regular washing and use of antiperspirants may reduce it. Baking soda (bicarbonate) can be used as a powder in the shoes, under arms between legs, etc. This can be effective. ...Read more

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Prednisolone 10 mg down from 40. I sweat a lot at night and wakes me up thirsty. I have Crohn's disease. Anything I can do to reduce it? I smoke :- (

Prednisolone 10 mg down from 40. I sweat a lot at night and wakes me up thirsty. I have Crohn's disease. Anything I can do to reduce it? I smoke :- (

What for?: First we need to know why you were treated with prednisone? If you have an infection and the symptoms were suppressed by the high dose of prednisone, then you would expect the symptoms to recur or get worse when the dose is reduced. Were the Prednisone started for your Crohn's disease? ...Read more

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I don't have psychiatric disorder but I do have chronic insomnia from night sweats an just not tired. Next day headaches ect. Why?

I don't have psychiatric disorder but I do have chronic insomnia from night sweats an just not tired. Next day headaches ect. Why?

Difficulty falling: Asleep is often associated w/anxiety while waking up early and not returning to sleep is associated w/depression. Periodic waking is associated w/overall light sleep. Please see you doc who may order a sleep study. A psychologist can help w/stress management. Peace and good health. Natural treatment includes melatonin supplement but w/professional guidance. Night sweats - hormonal? ...Read more

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I have charcot marie tooth disease and have had breathing problems and sweat a lot. Is this normal with cmt?

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I have charcot marie tooth disease and have had breathing problems and sweat a lot. Is this normal with cmt?

Maybe: Cmt is a spectrum of disorders that generally manifest as peripheral motor & sensory nerve problems. While some types can affect breathing, they usually manifest at a young age. In adults CMT usually affects leg & arm nerves/muscles more & is unlikely to cause sweating. Sweating may be a side effect of a medication. I would get your breathing checked out to make sure it's not something else. ...Read more

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