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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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Do hydrocephalus cause extreme head sweating?

Do hydrocephalus  cause extreme head sweating?

NO: The head sweats to dissipate heat and in response to stress or excitement. Hydrocephalus is usually a stable condition that does not cause any problems as long as it is stable and well controlled. Anxiety and emotional stress can occur with anyone - hydrocephalus or not. ...Read more

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What specific hormone imbalances can cause excessive facial/head sweating? Thanks

What specific hormone imbalances can cause excessive facial/head sweating? Thanks

Excessive sweating: Excessive face and head sweating could certainly be caused by hormonal imbalances of the adrenals, thyroid, sex hormones etc. It may also be hyperhidrosis, over active sweat glands. ...Read more

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Can phentermine cause excessive head sweating?

Can phentermine cause excessive head sweating?

It could: It's a stimulant so it could cause excessive sweating. Hyperhidrosis can also cause excessive head sweating. The only way to know is to see if the sweating stops when you wean down and stop the phetermine. ...Read more

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I have been having dizzy spells. Could this be related to my copd. It happens at rest also. I have also been having profuse head sweating.

I have been having dizzy spells. Could this be related to my copd. It happens at rest also. I have also been having profuse head sweating.

COPD : Not sure what "dizzy" means-can be different things to different people. COPD can cause persons to feel light headed if their oxygen saturation is abnormal. These symptoms could be present both with exertion and at rest. Also if you tend to get anxious and hyperventilate-this too can lead to a dizzy/ light headed sensation. See your doctor and be as detailed as you can about these episodes. ...Read more

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9m old baby boy.head sweating while sleeping.it is there from inital months.what could be the reason.he is feesing and playing normallysometime snores?

9m old baby boy.head sweating while sleeping.it is there from inital months.what could be the reason.he is feesing and playing normallysometime snores?

Talk to doctor: Head sweating may be normal in a baby as he is doing well ..Sweating head during sleep in a baby and snoring may be because baby has to work more to keep the breathing going on .He should be checked up for snoring for any obstruction in nose or throat and may need heart checked up for any defect .Cpnsult your doctor. ...Read more

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Should i go to ER if my glands are swollen a little feeling light headed sweating feel like my heart is beating fast feet and hands tingling and cold?

Should i go to ER if my glands are swollen a little feeling light headed sweating feel like my heart is beating fast feet and hands tingling and cold?

I will recommend : If the symptoms are new, to stay home hydrate yourself with water and gatorade. And if continue after 24hrs see a physician. If this is more chronic, still go a see a physician for a good history and physical. Ed were design to provide fast, life-or-limb-saving care. But if in doubt go to the nearest er. Only you can decide. ...Read more

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What is severe headaches cold feet chills tremors then vomiting light headed sweating neck pain?

What is severe headaches cold feet chills tremors then vomiting light headed sweating neck pain?

Migraines: Migraines can cause feeling of lightheaded (aura) preceding a headache. You could have all the symptoms due to migraines. You could consult a neurologist or a headache specialist or a pain physician. ...Read more

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My brother's tumor is in his head (embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma). Is that why his head was sweating a lot?

My brother's tumor is in his head (embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma). Is that why his head was sweating a lot?

No: Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma is a very rare tumor of striated muscle that occurs at times in the spermatic cord, the vagina as sarcoma botroides and in the head and neck area of young children. It is not a tumor found in adults. The most common area is orbit and sinus cavities being sensitive to RT-chemo. It has nothing to do with sweating except if the chemo being given is causing the symptoms. ...Read more