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Excessive Head Sweat
Sweating: Persistent sweating around the head and neck, if not explainable by environmental factors or the taking of medication like Tylenol, is seen in infections, certain malignancies, some blood dyscrasias and thyroid overactivity. If fevers are also occurring, this would also point to infection or inflammatory processes. Your pediatrician would perform an examination and order appropriate tests. ...Read more
I am a 30 year old female & over the past 6 months have noticed my hair noticeably thinning & my head sweats excessively. Can this be a tyroid issue?
I sweat excessively when exercise, especially on my head. Also after I shower I continue to sweat on my head, neck and back. I'm healthy & active.
Normal variation: This is not an illness. This is hyper secretion due to exercise and this is how your body cools down. ...Read more
My 2yo sweats excessively (head/back) after running around & when he falls asleep. His head is literally soaked. Any cause for concern?
Not necessarily: The head of a kid that age is a relatively large part of their body surface area and an easy portal to discard heat/sweat after running around. If the kid is robust, engaging in vigorous play, feeding well and growing normally I would have little concern. If he has only brief active periods followed by prolonged rest, I would want him evaluated. ...Read more
I am fairly healthy and do moderate exercise but I sweat excessively when exercise, especially on my head. What could be the cause of this? Also after I shower my head and neck and back continue to sweat.
Sweating: I do not think this is abnormal. Sweating is part of the exercise response. Some people do sweat more than others, but this is part of there physiology. Perhaps a longer cool down time after exercise would help. ...Read more
I sweat all over excessively, and sometimes I am having head aches what should I do? What doctor should I seek help? Thanks
Headaches: Start with your medical doctor. A thorough history and physical examination and perhaps some blood work should yield some answers for you. ...Read more
How do I stop excessive sweating? I'm not overweight but I sweat a lot. Underarms, hands, chest, face, back and other areas even my head. Help
What besides thyroid can cause light head fluttering in chest hot an cold sweats an excess tiredness? I'm on Med for low tsh.
Check thyroid first:
If being on a med for "low TSH" means treatment with an antithyroid drug for hyperthyroidism, then the first concern is your thyroid status as this requires frequent monitoring. Thyroid function will change depending on the dose and effectiveness of the medication and the course of the underlying thryoid disease. Challenging even for the best of us endocrine specialists - contact yours! ...Read more
Sweat n sebum n humidity irritates skin so badly. Excess sebum on skin. No moisture in skin. Just irritation is there. What do u think what it is?
Dermatitis: Anytime someone has a skin rash really need to see a doctor in person or do a HealthTap for Doctors visit to look at it and give you specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
How come there is an excessive of fluid in the inner ear? Where are those fluid come from? Sweat entering the ear? :))
Meniere's?: If you are referring to the cause of meniere's, the problem is in the transport of salt on a molecular level. When there is improper transport of salt ion's, the fluid follow the salt. This causes excessive fluid in your inner ear. (it isn't caused by sweat that goes from your outer ear into your inner year). This is the reason that the first line of therapy is to keep your salt intake low! ...Read more
Rashes on skin which increase and start itching on excessive exposure to sunlight, heat and sweat.
Many causes: Generally any type of rash worsens with heat exposure and sweating. It can be urticaria or eczema but also can be other kinds of rashes. You need to have a doctor look at it to determine what it is. ...Read more
I sweat excessively on my scalp, face and entire body, even immediately after taking a bath, whether it's cold or hot?
Physical exam and: Blood testing required. I suggest comprehensive blood studies to rule out thyroid disease and infection. If this is your only issue, medication is available and your condition has multiple causes. ...Read more
Everything works according to normal from my mouth to my anus except there is anus sweat excessive in this hot wheater and the anus sweat is different?
Since I was a kid I've had excessive underarm sweat (even during winter) and I've had odour down there for a while, also excessive hair growth : (?
Some people have excessive sweating in their armpits, and you sound like one. Keep the area shaved, and clean daily with an antibacterial, soap like lever 2000. Use an antiperspirant deodorant daily, and if that fails try Drysol made for this problem. If all that fails, Botox is very helpful. Injected every 3 months will stop the sweating.
BUT First, get evaluated to rule out other causes. ...Read more
How can I avoid exessive facial sweating? I am 18. Underweight and I sweat on my face not only when the temprature gets higher but also when I am nervous. I heard that surgery is one method to avoid that but since I don't have access to that I am looking
Botox: There are some physicians that use Botox (or similar products) as a treatment for this problem. However you must be aware that this is an off-label use of these products. ...Read more
I' m 39 years old. My face sweats a lot after applying day cream. What can be done to prevent excessive sweating on face?
Stop the cream: When something you do not need causes problems you stop the product causing the trouble! ...Read more
Within 1-2 minutes of consuming alcohol I sweat excessively. It is dripping from my face, legs & sides of my body. I also get a red face.?
What happens if you get zits around your hairline due to excess oil and sweat, why don't you get them on your scalp, in your hair?
Forehead acne: You can get "zits" in your scalp but it is more common on the forehead near the hairline for several reasons. One is thinness of forehead skin compared to scalp. Two is composition of glands both seat and sebaceous. Third is hormonal effects. Finally sun exposure or lack there of can play a role. Hope this helps and keep washing with a mild cleanser twice a day. ...Read more
8 year old sweats excessively. During sleep, hair is saturated & beads of sweat on face. During play, his face drips with sweat. Friends not sweating.?
Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition in which a person sweats excessively and unpredictably. People with hyperhidrosis may sweat even when the temperature is cool or when they are at rest. There are also medical canditions that can cause this condition like: thyroid disease, heart disease, medications, lung disease and others. ...Read more
Fever?: Take your temperature twice at night. Are the night sweats recent? If so, or if you have fever, or weight loss and other symptoms, you need to get checked soon. There are many possible causes. If fever, too, you could have an infection like tuberculosis, if weight loss, you can have something more serious. But it could be something minor, see a doc. Stop any alcohol, drugs, supplements, otc meds ...Read more
Let me try to help.:
Strenuous physical activity and warm temperatures are commonly associated with excessive sweating. In your case I do believe that excessive sweeting most likely due to your anxiety.
Having said that I would you to visit your family doctor to see if there is other organic cause.
Good Luck ...Read more
Possible vit D defic: There is some data linking vit D deficiency to excessive head sweating. Consider a nutritional assessment with your PCP ...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
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