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Hi at night my head sweat a lot what could be a problem ?

Hi at night my head sweat a lot what could be a problem ?

Fever?: Take your temperature twice at night. Are the night sweats recent? If so, or if you have fever, or weight loss and other symptoms, you need to get checked soon. There are many possible causes. If fever, too, you could have an infection like tuberculosis, if weight loss, you can have something more serious. But it could be something minor, see a doc. Stop any alcohol, drugs, supplements, otc meds ...Read more

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Why does my head sweat so much, even when I'm not exercising?

Why does my head sweat so much, even when I'm not exercising?

Possible vit D defic: There is some data linking vit D deficiency to excessive head sweating. Consider a nutritional assessment with your PCP ...Read more

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My head sweat a lot when am driving?

My head sweat a lot when am driving?

HYPERHIDROSIS : HYPERHIDROSIS OR EXCESSIVE sweating demands a through evaluation. A full exam and labs especially TFTS and HA1C to evaluate for diabetes. If the workup is normal, there is a topical therapy called DRYSOL. Also Botox injections are very helpful and if that fails there are surgical options as well. ...Read more

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Why does my head sweat when i sleep?

Why does my head sweat when i sleep?

Normal: A lot of people do. Some more than others. It's quite normal. It's your body's way of keeping you from getting too hot. But if it bothers you, try using thinner covers and keep your body temperature a little cooler at night. Most people sleep better when they are cooler anyway. ...Read more

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What ia the alternative to botox that comes in pills? Does humana-medicare covers for botox or its alternative? I have head sweat sincs l was a teen

What ia the alternative to botox that comes in pills?  Does humana-medicare covers for botox or its alternative? I have head sweat sincs l was a teen

Botox: Botox does inhibit sweating by blocking the acetylcholine receptors. It's effect will last for a few months before it needs to be repeated. There are no pills that are as safe and specific that I am aware of. Other treatments include iontophoresis or antiperspirants such as drysol. Botox treatment is not covered for the treatment of sweating by most insurance programs. ...Read more

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Mild concussion 4 weeks later .. sweat head and neck area is that normal?

Mild concussion  4 weeks later .. sweat head and neck area is that normal?

Normal 4 concussion: Not really NORMAL but can be seen frequently in patients with head trauma and concussions. Tell me more about the incident and how it was evaluated, investigated, and intervened upon and that may help bring into focus a bit more what's going on and whether or not that's likely to be a permanent change. Write me at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR to make a virtual appointment. ...Read more