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Do Steroids Cause Sweating
Steroid medications can frequently cause such symptoms.
Your physician will be able to determine this. ...Read more
My 3 year old had a food allergy for the first time. The doctor gave him a steroid medicine and benadryal now he is sweating no fever is this normal?
My body temp was 101.5 and I had sweating and heart palpitations 1.5 months after epidural steroid injection with 8 year history of Zoloft (sertraline) use. Is this serotonin syndrome?
No.: We doctors have a saying: "when you hear hoofbeats, don't think of zebras." in other words, common things occur much more commonly than rare things. Serotonin syndrome is rare, and typically occurs immediately after taking a drug, not 1.5 months later. The most likely cause of a fever and palpitations is a viral illness. Let your doctor examine you, to put your mind at ease. ...Read more
Had an esi lumbar steroid injection...Over a week later and still getting severe nights sweats...Is this common, how long will it last?
Yes: Unfortunately this is a known side effect. Hopefully it will pass in a few weeks at the most. Once the steroid is out of your body it will be gone. If you need a repeat injection ask your doctor to switch the steroid, sometimes this helps or consider non-steroidal injections, although this may give you less relief and will need repeat injections. ...Read more
45 male with tenderness in both arm pits/groin for approx 1 month. Rash x 2 months being tx with steroid cream. No fever or night sweats. Thoughts?
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
Specifics: Untreated viral illness is a common possible cause of fevers or chills or night sweats. Complera (emtricitabine and rilpivirine and tenofovir) is not commonly known as a cause of severe sweating. On your medication list, Effexor is much more likely to have this as a possible side effect. ...Read more
Go to hospital now: Your symptoms are way too non-specific for us to give you any help aside from telling you to have someone drive you to an emergency room right now. And chew up and swallow an Aspirin before you go as you might be having a heart attack (yes, I know, even w/o chest pain). Or this might be an infection that's spread into your blood. Bottom line, get evaluated now. Not tomorrow. ...Read more
Sweating & Stress: Best way is to work on your stress. What are you sensitive to? What seems to trigger it? How do you respond? Psychotherapy can help you explore these areas and learn to deal with them so that your body won't have to go into sympathetic overdrive (with sweating). See your family doctor to look @ overall health. If needed, certain medications can help also. Relaxation exercises on your own. ...Read more
If: If use over large area might happen. ...Read more
Skin breakage: Yes, excessive moisture can lead to skin peeling, cracking and becoming irritated. It often occurs in body fold areas--armpits, groin, under breasts in women. Areas can be dried using blow dryer and apply light topical medicine. See your doctor for more definitive answer. ...Read more
Vasovagal reaction: An overactive vagal nerve reflex can slow down the heart and lower the blood pressure. This usually goes away in minutes when the head is lowered down to the heart level by simply lying down. In someone with hypertension, this could be do to a reaction to your blood pressure medications. Your doctor show know about this. ...Read more
Hyperhidrosis: Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, rarely can be a warning sign of thyroid problems, diabetes or infection. Excessive sweating is also more common in people who are overweight or out of shape. It is a benign condition in most cases and there are medications that can help. Best wishes. ...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
It depends: Houston is hot and humid so sweating is common. If your weight is high, it makes you work harder to carry yourself around. That can be one cause. If your weight is normal, then you should get your thyroid functions tested as over active thyroid gland (hormone production) can cause you to feel unusually hot and sweat. ...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
What can cause chronic sweating even when just sitting still in an other wise healthy 23 year old woman? It seems worse on my face
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 have sweating attacks that are only on the head. They are unpredictable. They rae so bad that my hair is dripping. What causes this?
Hyperhidrosis: This condition (excessive sweating) is called hyperhidrosis. It may affect the whole body or specific body parts like soles of feet, palms and head. Excessive head sweating is called cranial hyperhidrosis. As in case of other types (of hyperhidrosis), cranial hyperhidrosis can also be primary or secondary. See your doctor for help. ...Read more
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
Random Sweating/dripping wet normally when shopping or appt. Y? Not always happens! Yes I have anxiety, is that the cause? Also I don't get out much,
My face causes me so much stress. It's super oily. If I don't wipe it after 2 hours then it looks like I'm sweating. After I get out of the shower my face is extremely dry and very flaky. I just need some suggestions please.?
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