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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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I am 5 months postnatal, not breastfeeding but period has not returned. having night sweats, vaginal dryness. Scared its early menopause. I have pcos.

I am 5 months postnatal, not breastfeeding but period has not returned. having night sweats, vaginal dryness. Scared its early menopause. I have pcos.

Lack of estrogens: If you are not on any birth control, another pregnancy needs to be ruled out. Women can get pregnant without even having one normal period after delivery, even with PCOS. There might be several oher reasons. I'd like to suggest an appointment with your GYN. ...Read more

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How to treat night sweats in young adult male?

How to treat night sweats in young adult male?

DRESS THIN,ANTIPERSP: If your doctor has ruled out the conditions which can cause night sweats, you can try following 1dress in thiner or no cothes 2keep thermostat down in bed room 3avoid spicy foods before bed 4hydrate yourself by drinking more water 5do not exercise late at night before bed if you do not have a medical condition like throid disease, taking certain meds, tuberculosis, low testosterone, hivetc, other rare c. ...Read more

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How can you stop or treat hot flashes? I am having hot flashes, night sweats.

How can you stop or treat hot flashes? I am having hot flashes, night sweats.

Depends on the cause: It depends on the cause of hot flashes. If due to an overactive thyroid we treat that, if due to being menopausal, hrt can help but the risk and benefits have to be weighed before it is taken. ...Read more

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What r some natural ways to treat severe neck, shoulder, and back pain? Also have body chills and daily night sweats.

What r some natural ways to treat severe neck, shoulder, and back pain? Also have body chills and daily night sweats.

See your doctor: Thirties female with back pain, fever, and chills might have serious infection of the spine. This can become very serious, and investigation should not be delayed. Diabetes and cigarette smoking can negatively influence this kind of problem. ...Read more

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Platelets 627 elevated since sept 2012 WBC 10.5 enlarged spleen ALT 82 AST 66 treated for left lymph swollen 3 weeks ago night sweats-yes need help ?

Platelets 627 elevated since sept 2012 WBC 10.5 enlarged spleen ALT 82 AST 66 treated for left lymph swollen 3 weeks ago night sweats-yes need help ?

See hem/onc: You need more evaluation. See your doctor- you need a referral to see a hematologist/oncologist. Some work up need to be done and perhaps also a bone marrow biopsy as indicated. Things like hepatitis c infection and other condition like a lymphoma have to be ruled out. Go get yourself checked. ...Read more

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Can night sweats be dangerous?

Not dangerous but fi: Night sweats can be due to fever coming on at night. So get your doctor to examine you and make sure that you do not have some degree of fever, especially at night. If you otherwise feel well, then they may simply be from some benign cause like hot flashes or excess of heat around you house. ...Read more

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What can I do for night sweats?

Find the cause first: If you are in general good health and has been evaluated already by your doc and nothing found, then you may have a genetically inherited condition called sleep hyperhidrosis..This often occurs in early adulthood. Menopausal syndrome is very common also after 40... For sleep hydrosis, trial of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 50-100mg before bed may help...If not, consult doc for other treatment options... Good luck. ...Read more

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Why does POCS cause night sweats?

Hormones: With PCOS, disorders of the sweat gland is common. It can come because your body is making either too testosterone, have an alteration in your hormone ratios, your skin can have an exaggerated response to even to a normal level of testosterone. Other sweat gland problems, more serious than sweating, can include acne and inflammation of the specialized sweat glands in your arm pit and groin. ...Read more

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Whats a natural way to cure night sweats?

See below: Night sweats: there are many potential causes to sweating at night. The term night sweats generally refers to excessive sweating at night related to a hormone imbalance. There is no one answer to explain the origin of sweating at night. Some common causes are: infection, some cancers, several medications, low blood sugars and a host of other less common reasons. Were going to focus in on the hormone imbalance commonly seen in menopause, although by no means limited to menopause. We have seen a common night sweats picture in the men with prostate cancer with elevated estrogen levels. Swelling often starts around your neck We generally start with saliva testing which allows us to identify what the hormone imbalance actually is and treat accordingly. When we don't start with saliva testing we very often get very good success with progesterone cream in the form of wild yam cream. There are many different preparations of wild yam cream on the market and often the preparation does not have enough progesterone cream to be effective. The above is the simple answer the better answer is to work with a healthcare professional who has experiencing natural hormone therapy. Will be happy to further discuss your issues with you in the concierge service. Go to: https://www.healthtap.com/dr-stevenfergusonmd ...Read more

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What are some possible causes of night sweats?

Thyroid: There are a large number of things that can cause night sweats. The vast majority of them can be diagnosed or ruled out with simple blood tests. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: night sweats?

Sweating at night: 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 seen in early adulthood. ...Read more

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I need help for excessive night sweats, any suggestions?

Could be many things: Hi. Night sweats could be a sign of many things, some serious. Talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause night sweats which occur on intermittently?

Hormone imbalance: Night sweats: there are many potential causes to sweating at night. The term night sweats generally refers to excessive sweating at night related to a hormone imbalance. There is no one answer to explain the origin of sweating at night. Some common causes are: infection, some cancers, several medications, low blood sugars and a host of other less common reasons. Were going to focus in on the hormone imbalance commonly seen in menopause, although by no means limited to menopause. We have seen a common night sweats picture in the men with prostate cancer with elevated estrogen levels. Swelling often starts around your neck. We generally start with saliva testing which allows us to identify what the hormone imbalance actually is and treat accordingly. When we don't start with saliva testing we very often get very good success with progesterone cream in the form of wild yam cream. There are many different preparations of wild yam cream on the market and often the preparation does not have enough progesterone cream to be effective. The above is the simple answer the better answer is to work with a healthcare professional who has experiencing natural hormone therapy. Will be happy to further discuss your issues with you in the concierge service. Go to: https://www.healthtap.com/dr-stevenfergusonmd ...Read more

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Can amnesteem give you night sweats?

Small percentage: Per the company that produces the drug, 7.4% of patients have complained of night sweats. ...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


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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more