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Sweat excessively from head and body even in the?

Sweat excessively from head and body even in the?

Could be anything: Sweating is the body's way of dissipating heat to avoid getting too warm. Too much sweating could be due to endocrine problems, such as hyperthyroidism or diabetes. It could be secondary to heart failure, either acute or chronic. It's best to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dear Doc, My son 7yrs sweats excessively, especially on his head. What could be the cause?

Dear Doc, My son 7yrs sweats excessively, especially on his head. What could be the cause?

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

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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 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?

Hair: Yes, thyroid issues may cause hair loss and you should ask your doctor to measure thyroid hormones and thyroid antibodies. If they are all normal I would recommend an appointment with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My 2yo sweats excessively (head/back) after running around & when he falls asleep. His head is literally soaked. Any cause for concern?

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

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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.

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

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I sweat all over excessively, and sometimes I am having head aches what should I do? What doctor should I seek help? Thanks

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

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What besides thyroid can cause light head fluttering in chest hot an cold sweats an excess tiredness? I'm on Med for low tsh.

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: B"sd
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

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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?

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

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How come there is an excessive of fluid in the inner ear? Where are those fluid come from? Sweat entering the ear? :))

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

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Rashes on skin which increase and start itching on excessive exposure to sunlight, heat and sweat.

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

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I sweat excessively on my scalp, face and entire body, even immediately after taking a bath, whether it's cold or hot?

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

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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?

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?

Sweat: Perianal perspiration is not unusual and may be related to chronic friction, too tight underwear or jeans, certain materials in those clothing or prolonged sitting. Try wearing looser trousers, wear white cotton underwear and avoid prolonged sitting as an experiment ...Read more

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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 : (?

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 : (?

Botox: 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

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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?

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

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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.?

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

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Why do I only sweat on the left side of my head?

Eye color???: Do you happen to have different colored eyes or a drooping eyelid? If you do, you may have horner's syndrome. ...Read more

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Hi at night my head sweat a lot what could be a problem?

Hi at night my head sweat a lot what could be a problem?

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

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Why do I sweat so much on my head and face? More than body

Why do I sweat so much on my head and face? More than body

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

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Why does my head sweat so much, even when I'm not exercising?

Why does my head sweat so much, even when I'm not exercising?

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

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My head sweat a lot when am driving?

My head sweat a lot when am driving?

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