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Why did I get horrible stomach cramps, excessive sweating & hot flashes that turned into cold chills & black watery diarrhea?

Why did I get horrible stomach cramps, excessive sweating & hot flashes that turned into cold chills & black watery diarrhea?

Concerning: Your symptoms are concerning for possible severe problems with your stomach or other gastrointestinal issues. The black stools suggest blood loss from your stomach (such as a bleeding ulcer for example) or elsewhere in your bowel. You need to see a physican asap and I typically would not suggest an er visit on this type of site but with your symptoms I suggest an er visit now. Good luck. ...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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Does hypertension cause excessive sweating or hot flashes?

Does hypertension cause excessive sweating or hot flashes?

It can: As more nor-epinephrine/epinephrine (adrenaline) is released it causes the arterioles to constrict and increase your blood pressure (hypertension) and hot flashes. ...Read more

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Can propranolol cause excessive sweating and hot flashes or is this my anxiety?

Can propranolol cause excessive sweating and hot flashes or is this my anxiety?

USUALLY: Propranalol (a "beta blocker") is used to TREAT the symptoms you are having!
You should have your THYROID gland checked before attributing these symptoms to anxiety!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Excessive sweating but not hot missed period nausea heartburn and fatigue could I be pregnant?

Excessive sweating but not hot missed period nausea heartburn and fatigue could I be pregnant?

Pregnancy symptoms: In patients with regular cycles and good flow 2-3 days generally absent cycles are the best indication of pregnancy
your symptoms could occur due to pregnancy advice run home pregnancy test twice if negative unlikely you are pregnant at present. ...Read more

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I suffer frm severe hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and I can't even eat hot meal. Is there any hope for me?

I suffer frm severe hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and I can't even eat hot meal. Is there any hope for me?

Yes: See a dermatologist. I suggest you go to a clinic at one of the medical schools. Bronx Municipal or Albert Einstein is a good example. ...Read more

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Hi I'm facing excessive sweating on my scalp when I'm eating hot and spicy food. This is not happening when I'm eating hot sweets. Even thinking of ea?

Hi I'm facing excessive sweating on my scalp when I'm eating hot and spicy food. This is not happening when I'm eating hot sweets. Even thinking of ea?

Gustatory sweating: B"sd
this is a not uncommon disorder with sweating - generalized of localized as in your case brought on by eating certain foods - hot and spicy very typical. It is associated with diabetes and is considered a kind of diabetic neuropathy. Since only scalp, Botox injections might be an option. Clonidine might be helpful. Dietary modification an oabvious option.
Glad to discuss further. ...Read more

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What causes excessive sweating?

What causes excessive sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: 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

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How to stop excessive sweating?

How to stop excessive sweating?

PrecisionTx: Botox provides temporary relief for hyperhidrosis. A new treatment, precision tx™ device targets the sweat glands in the underarm area and uses focused laser energy to ablate their function, which lasts much longer. ...Read more

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Is excessive sweating inherited?

Is excessive sweating inherited?

Hyperhidrosis: Excessive sweating can certainly run in families. It should be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I cure excessive sweating?

Diagnosis: A good medical check up can be a good place to start. Treatment would ultimately come down to the specific cause, multiple potential causes. ...Read more

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How can I heal excessive sweating?

Anxiety: excessive sweating may be in sign of underlying anxiety which you may not even be aware of consider talking to your primary care doctor about this there are medications that may help. Avoid caffeine and alcohol and spicy foods to see if that helps ...Read more

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How can I treat excessive sweating?

Sweating: You must see your doctor to see if there is a particular reason for excessive sweating. Are you losing weight? ...Read more

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What could cause excessive sweating?

What could cause excessive sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, 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. ...Read more

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How can I control excessive sweating?

Sweating: There are many causes of excessive sweating and until your doctor figures out why you have excessive sweating you will feel unwell.
Are you overweight? Are you underweight?
Are you exercising too much? Not enough?
Are you on medications?
The list goes on. See your doctor for advice and care. ...Read more

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I have excessive sweating help please?

Excessive sweating: It is hard to work that out without more information.
Do you check your temperature?
Are you gaining or losing weight?
Are you sweating all day or just at night?

I would be happy to hear a bit more about your problem but it might be wiser to see your family doctor. ...Read more

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What is the cause of excessive sweating?

What is the cause of excessive sweating?

MANY CAUSES: Excessive sweating can be normal in some people but there are medical causes of excessive sweating, hyperhydrosis
1 overactive thyroid gland
2obesity
3 diabetes mellitus
4 certain drugs the list is long. ...Read more

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What can I do for my excessive sweating?

What can I do for my excessive sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis is rarely due to an underlying disease. The main forms of therapy for primary focal hyperhidrosis include topical antiperspirants; medications, such as anticholinergics; iontophoresis; botulinum toxin (botox); surgery (sympathectomy); and microwave energy. Treatment depends on severity and should be individualized. ...Read more

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How can one cope with excessive sweating?

How can one cope with excessive sweating?

Where?: Underarm? Palms & soles? All over? Head? Each may have a different medical or even surgical cure. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop excessive sweating?

What can I do to stop excessive sweating?

Hyperhydrosis: It not all that uncommon. Keep yourself well hydrated and wear cool breathable clothing. You can try a stronger anti persperant like certain dry over the counter. If its a real problem there is some benefit to Botox injections in the really sweaty spots like armpits. ...Read more

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What are the causes of excessive sweating?

Thyroid, others: 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

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What can I do to avoid excessive sweating?

Sweating: If you have excessive sweating unrelated to exercise you need to see your doctor. There are a number of medical conditions associated with sweating and you need to find out why as soon as you can. If you can please let me know what turns out from your doctor's visit. ...Read more

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Is there any way to stop excessive sweating?

Is there any way to stop excessive sweating?

Anti-Perspirant: Certain dri is a very effective anti-perspirant. When applied before going to bed it will very effectively control sweating for 24 hours. ...Read more

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What should I do about my excessive sweating?

Have it checked: Have your doctor check you and rule out common medical conditions causing exccessive sweating likke thyrotoxicosis, phechromocytoma or any other condition contrbuting to it.
If no cause is found than you have few options like drysol antioerspirant, and in severe cases endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy. ...Read more

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What could. Be the cause of excessive sweating

A few possibilities: Medications, hormone imbalance, anxiety, diet (maybe), etc., . See your doc and get evaluated. ...Read more

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Need help, I have an excessive sweating problem?

This is quite: General. When making submissions on the General Health Education portion of Health Tap- you need to submit a clear and specific questions. ...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


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