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Doctor insights on: Extreme Tiredness And Night Sweats

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Sweating At Night (Definition)

Night sweats may be a sign of an overactive thyroid, vitamin d deficiency, or a more serious problem like hodgkin's disease. The most common cause is probably just a heavy mattress and a warm room. The result is the same: waking up overheated and sweaty. Some people have a problem with sweating not just at night. ...Read more


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Throat pain and night sweats?

Throat pain and night sweats?

How long?: How long have you had this? If only for a few days, it could be either strep throat, or mononucleosis. If it has been longer, you should definitely see your doctor, especially if you are a smoker. Even strep throat needs to be treated. The internet is not a replacement for a physician actually examining you to determine what you have, and what needs to be done! ...Read more

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Extreme tiredness extreme weakness always feeling hungry can't keep my eyes open confusion dizziness and extreme sleepiness?

Extreme tiredness extreme weakness always feeling hungry can't keep my eyes open confusion dizziness and extreme sleepiness?

Blood sugar check: Your symptoms can be due to possibly high blood sugar but if not consider evaluation for Sleep Apnea. Nevertheless you need to see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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Does anxiety cause night sweats and weight loss?

Does anxiety cause night sweats and weight loss?

Anxiety ?: Unlikely it can cause multiple symptoms , feeling dizzy , chest pain , shortness of breath , but not weight loss or night sweat. ...Read more

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I suffer from severe night sweats, difficulty sleeping and restlessness. Any ideas?

I suffer from severe night sweats, difficulty sleeping and restlessness. Any ideas?

If no medical cause: If you get checked out medically and they do not find anything, you may want to consider seeing a psychologist to see if it is related to stress, anxiety or other emotional issues. ...Read more

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Night sweats and frequent urination, pregnant?

Night sweats and frequent urination, pregnant?

HPT: Do a home pregnancy test to find out - the symptoms are very non-specific and don't tell you much. ...Read more

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What causes very mild night sweats and stomachs aches?

What causes very mild night sweats and stomachs aches?

Sweats/stomach ache: Pain can cause sweats. Mild night sweats may very well be within the normal range or they are part of the same picture as the stomach ache. Stomach ache could be gastritis, stomach or duodenal ulcer, acid reflux, etc. We need more information to determine the cause of your problem. ...Read more

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Can extreme stress cause cold sores and night sweats?

Can extreme stress cause cold sores and night sweats?

Yes: It's important to distinguish between acute and chronic stress. Acute stress enhances immune response. Not likely to cause cold sores. Chronic stress can impair the immune system and make us more vulnerable to infections like herpes Or to reactivation of herpes. Sweats can be caused by stress. But night sweats can be something serious. It's worth seeing a doc and reporting the night sweats. ...Read more

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I have nausea (for 5mths), shakiness, weakness, muscle cramps, exhaustion, night sweats, hot flashes. Wbc and lymphocytes are elevated.

I have nausea (for 5mths), shakiness, weakness, muscle cramps, exhaustion, night sweats, hot flashes.  Wbc and lymphocytes are elevated.

Many possibilities: As an endocrinologist, one possibility is adrenal failure (low cortisol), but there are many other possibilities. Recommend working with your doctor to figure this out. ...Read more

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Decreased appetite and nausea vomiting after eating. Fatigue tiredness and all over body aches/tiredness. No energy at all. No fever. 2-3 days?

Decreased appetite and nausea vomiting after eating. Fatigue tiredness and all over body aches/tiredness. No energy at all. No fever. 2-3 days?

Viral?: Make sure you dont' get dehydrated in the meanwhile. Try Tylenol (acetaminophen) for the aching. If the problem persists for >10 days or getting much worse in the meanwhile, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can gad cause tiredness, weakness, fatigue and cold chills, body shivers and shakiness? I've been very anxious lately.

Can gad cause tiredness, weakness, fatigue and cold chills, body shivers and shakiness? I've been very anxious lately.

Yes: There are many symptoms. Always recommend that an individual also obtain a full physical to be sure you are healthy. There are many ways to help the anxiety including meds, meditation , yoga, relaxation techniques. Wish you all the best. ...Read more

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Does fibromyalgia include having anxiety and extreme fatigue?

Does fibromyalgia include having anxiety and extreme fatigue?

Yes: #fibromyalgia symptoms include anxiety ; fatigue. Some young fm females have transient panic attacks (racing heart, shortness breath ; feeling of doom). In these, oft a systolic heart murmur can be heard. In two that had echocardiograms, mitral valve prolapse discovered. Those with murmurs oft have benign joint hypermobility syndrome (per brighton criteria); i suspect inherited collagen disorder. ...Read more

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Symptoms include shortness of breath, bleading gums, bloated, headaches, fatigue, night sweats, nausea after eating, and hip pain.

Symptoms include shortness of breath, bleading gums, bloated, headaches, fatigue, night sweats, nausea after eating, and hip pain.

Comorbidity: You have a few medical conditions existing simultaneously, but independently and should address them separately. For bleeding gums see your dentist. For the rest of complaints see your pcp for comprehensive examination and proper management. Do not forget to mention level of stress, anxiety and depression. ...Read more

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Hot flashes, cramps after period, nausea and night sweats?

Hot flashes, cramps after period, nausea and night sweats?

Cramps, hot flashes: Hi sarah, you are pretty young for hot flashes and night sweats. Cramps can be easily treated with nonsteroidals like motrin. If you are suffering from hot flashes and night sweats you might want to see your doctor for some blood work to check hormone levels such as your thyroid. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have had sudden spells of dizziness and lightheadedness and excessive thirst especially during the night. I don't feel tired at night. What now?

I have had sudden spells of dizziness and lightheadedness and excessive thirst especially during the night. I don't feel tired at night. What now?

Hard to tell...: ... Could be any number of things, but the excessive thirst in particular, in addition to you being from finland, makes me want to advise you to be screened for diabetes if you have not been already since the symptoms started. ...Read more

Night Sweats (Definition)

Sleep hyperhidrosis, more commonly known as the night sweats, is the occurrence of excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) during sleep. The sufferer may or may not also suffer from excessive perspiration while awake. Sleep hyperhidrosis may occur at any age, but is most commonly ...Read more