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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
Excessive sweating when its hot or when im nervous. Usually armpits. Isn't there a deodorant that prevents sweating?
Antiperspirants: Antiperspirant deoderant may help with your armpit sweating. Give it a try. ...Read more
Have osteomyelitis again. Had MRI today, no results yet. Hot, excessive sweating but no fever, weak, nauseous. Wait to call doc tomorrow or ER?
No: You should go to the ER immediately if you have weakness, nausea/vomiting. ...Read more
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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