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Excessive Head Sweating
What hormone imbalances can cause excessive face/head sweating? I have underactive thyroid, kidney disease, & low cortisol levels. Can these diseases?
Excessive sweating of a toddler while at sleep. and cold to touch, starting from his head down to back. what's the real problem?
Sweating at night: Children's heads have a large surface area and they sweat to dissipate heat. If he is an active sleeper and wears a one-piece sleeper, is covered with a blanket, he may be sweating from the heat generated by his moving around. His head would have the most sweat then. If he is completely normal otherwise, it is not a problem. Double check that with your pediatrician next time you see him/her. ...Read more
How do I stop excessive sweating? Im not overweight but i sweat a lot. Underarms, hands, chest, face, back and other areas even my head. Help
I have excessive sweating of the face and head, i was diagnosed with underactive thyroid last month, could this cause the sweating? Any other ideas?
No: Under active thyroid will not cause this. ...Read more
Sitting watching tv and felt light headed shacking pounding heart excess sweating noushous this has happened 2 times in 2 days at diff times?
Salty, thick, excessive saliva, trouble swallowing, breathing struggles, excessive sweating on neck and back, foggy headed, blurred vision, etc?
Breathing struggles?: Anytime you have to struggle to breathe, you should go to the emergency room for evaluation and treatment. Call 911 if necessary. ...Read more
Can kidney disease or low cortisol levels cause excessive sweating of the face & scalp/head? It happens even in cold weather. Any ideas?
Yes: In some associated way yes you can get these symptoms from low cortisol and kidney dysfunction. ...Read more
Excessive sweating of the face and head. I have underactive thyroid and kidney disease. What could cause this sweating only on my face and head?
Hormone excess?: Face and head sweating is more common in women that are taking hormones. It can be from excess sympathetic tone or from volume changes being monitored by internal pressure receptors as might be your case with renal disease. Check hormone levels and consult with your nephrologist or endocrinologist. This link may help but is complicated http://jap.Physiology.Org/content/100/5/1692.Long. ...Read more
Hasinmoto's 15 years. Synthroid (thyroxine) 20 years 175 mcu.Low cortisol 1.2. Severe sweating head & neck, cold hands, cold feet, excessive bruising. What to do?
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
You first need: a medical evaluation to determine if there is a medical problem causing your sweating. Apparently there are other medical problems or you wouldn't be on your current medication. ...Read more
What can be done about excessive flushing and sweating from face and scalp with even slight exertion?
No: This should not impact recovery. Just make sure to keep your face clean. Take care! ...Read more
What tests are done to determine if hyper hydrosis is primary or not?. I'm on gabapentin have no other symptoms , just excessive face chest sweating
Ask your DR: You have probably already had relevant tests. ...Read more
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