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Salty, thick, excessive saliva, trouble swallowing, breathing struggles, excessive sweating on neck and back, foggy headed, blurred vision, etc?

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

Dr. Emily Altman
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Excessive Sweating (Definition)

Can be associated with increased sweating through out the body or just limited to underarms, face, soles, palms. It occur when one sweats more than would be expected for activity level, stress level or environmental temperature. ...Read more


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Excessive sweating of a toddler while at sleep. And cold to touch, starting from his head down to back. What's the real problem?

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

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I am 34 y/o with a sudden onset of facial, chest and back acne, weight gain, dry skin and excessive sweating... What is causing this?

I am 34 y/o with a sudden onset of facial, chest and back acne, weight gain, dry skin and excessive sweating... What is causing this?

Endocrine: May be an endocrine issue: thyroid problem, pituitary tumor, polycystic ovarian syndrome etc. Ask your doctor to run a few blood tests to help figure this out. If these tests come back abnormal, see an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Is there any medication that reduce excessive sweating on the face?

Is there any medication that reduce excessive sweating on the face?

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

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Why does? Impending heart attacks cause excessive sweating on the forehead?

Why does? Impending heart attacks cause excessive sweating on the forehead?

Signs: Heart Attack: One of the most common symptoms of an acute heart attack is diaphoresis or excessive sweating. The other common symptoms include chest pain, numbness extending into the jaw and left arm, and nausea. That is for a man.

Women may have less obvious symptoms and should be even more aware if there appears to be something wrong.

But, yes excessive and acute sweating is part of the syndrome. ...Read more

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Hi dr's.. ..What I want to ask is I face am excessive sweating on hands palms. And around the feet... Not making me work normally... Wat r the cures?

Hyperhydrosis: Can be caused by endocrine disorders, so you need to see your doctor and have a complete evaluation. If no underlying problem, medication can be prescribed to treat the symptoms. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing reoccuring yeast infecrions, uti, excessive sweating, bad hair odor, leaky gut for close to 3 weeks, what should I do?

I have been experiencing reoccuring yeast infecrions, uti, excessive sweating, bad hair odor, leaky gut for close to 3 weeks, what should I do?

See doctor: With multiple organs involved, it would be best for you to consult an internist who may refer you to the appropriate specialists if indicated. Please clarify what you meant by leaky gut- diarrhea? If your UTI was treated with antibiotic, it could have led to the diarrhea (C difficile?)and yeast infection and this too needs medical attention. More details needed. ...Read more

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I am experiencing unintentional weight loss, excessive sweating, headache, Dry skin, hard time getting to sleep once asleep hard to wake up.

I am experiencing unintentional weight loss, excessive sweating, headache, Dry skin, hard time getting to sleep once asleep hard to wake up.

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor as unintended weigh loss warrants an investigation.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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Can congenital heart disease and impending heart attacks cause excessive sweating, esp. On the forehead?

Can congenital heart disease and impending heart attacks cause excessive sweating, esp. On the forehead?

Adrenaline: Anytime the heart is not functioning normally, the body can react by having excessive responses from the nervous and endocrine systems. As a result, faster heart rates, changes in blood pressure and sweating can occur, common to the classic fight-or-flight response. Excessive sweating for no apparent reason can be a red flag to warn about a heart attack even before any chest pain. ...Read more

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Why am I getting these symptoms? Headache, eye strain, spaces out episodes and excessive sweating and thirst?

Why am I getting these symptoms? Headache, eye strain, spaces out episodes and excessive sweating and thirst?

Many possibilities: Your symptoms may be a manifestation of high blood pressure or hyperactive thyroid gland. Consult a physician and get your blood pressure check and lab work for thyroid. There are many other endocrine disorders that can have similar presentation. So make an appointment with your physician and initiate the work up ...Read more

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I'm having severe hair loss, excessive sweating to the point where it's embrassing, fatigue, but fulll thyroid panel normal. What's going on? Lupus?

I'm having severe hair loss, excessive sweating to the point where it's embrassing, fatigue, but fulll thyroid panel normal. What's going on? Lupus?

Well: Several illnesses can explain or cause fatigue hair loss and sweating. Possibilities are collagen vascular disorder like lupus, fungal Or bacterial scalp skin infection, stress, vitamin deficiency various type rashes endocrine disorder or Siri or medical illness of many different types. Consult a primary care physician for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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My t3 (liothyronine) is 1.14 ng/ml t4 is 6.88 ug/dl tsh is 3.51. uIU/ml do I have thyroid? (iam having excessive sweating, too much sebum in my hair and face)

My t3 (liothyronine) is 1.14 ng/ml t4 is 6.88 ug/dl tsh is 3.51. uIU/ml do I have thyroid? (iam having excessive sweating, too much sebum in my hair and face)

Thyroid: Unlikely to be a thyroid issue but please check this with your doctor. Are you losing weight? How long have you been sweating? How old are you? Have you seen your primary doctor about this and, if so, what was discussed? Please keep me informed. ...Read more

Dr. Morton Levitt
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Perspiration (Definition)

Perspiration or sweat is the production of watery fluid from the skin to help regulate the ...Read more