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Excessive Sweating On 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
Excessive sweating just on my forehead. What can I do about it? Witch hazel not working for me. Anything else I can try?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have cold/ flu symptoms with excessive forehead sweating the past 2 days. Had consumed a reasonable amount of alcohoI 2 days prior to this?
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? I'm 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
Can kidney disease or low cortisol levels cause excessive sweating of the face & scalp/head? It happens even in cold weather. Any ideas? Thanks
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lots of things: How I caught on that I had tb. If it's really and truly a night sweat, get seen by your physician now. We don't want to miss endocarditis, tb, or something else really nasty-but-treatable. Read more
Sweating: I am not familiar with the product which you referenced, but there is one called drysol, which is extraordinarily effective if used in their correct way. This is to be applied to the absolutely dry armpit at nighttime and that is the most efficient way to use it. Your doctor will tell you other techniques for potentiating this medicine or making it stronger. Read more
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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