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Lupus And Sweating
Could UCTD with elements of lupus and sjogrens cause sporadic sweating resulting in hair plastered to my head (not hot flashes)?
Doubtful unless...: Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disorders (UCTD) should not affect the propensity to sweat. If, however, you are using steroid therapy (such as prednisone) then you could very well experience sporadic sweating as a side effect of steroid Rx and not the UCTD itself. ...Read more
Systemic disease: The sin sle is systemic meaning it can affect multipleorgsn systems including skin, joints, kidneys, lungs , heart, etc. Although sweating is not a common occurrence, any symptom is possible in an unique individual. Depending on the area absorbent powder, evening antiperspirant may be helpful. Have your doctor evaluate you for internal involvement re kdneys etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have lupus and I go through these sweating episodes. My low immune system keeps me sick with all types of illnesses . It began when I got westnile?
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See response below: Night sweats can happen with disease activity/flare or infections, you need to check your temperatures and keep a diary and tell your rheumatologist , if it only happened once, you do not need to worry about it. Females can have thyroid problems which lead to heat/cold intolerance, patients need at least annual thyroid testing. ...Read more
I'm having severe hair loss, excessive sweating to the point where it's embrassing, fatigue, but fulll thyroid panel normal. What's going on? Lupus?
Well : Several illnesses can explain or cause fatigue hair loss and sweating.possibilities are collagen vascular disorder like lupus, fungal Or bacterial scalp skin infection, stress, vitamin deficiency various type rashes endocrine disorder or Siri or medical illness of many different types. Consult a primary care physician for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
I go through these sweating episodes,more like college sweats. Along with cold nose,hands, and feet. I have lupus and raynauds, could you elaborate ?
Depends on many : this depends on many things. We do not know your age, the manifestations of your lupus, the medications you take, but sweats could be related to the lupus or could be related to infection. You need to discuss this with your physician and make sure that you are fully evaluated for your care ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Need to see a rheumatologist, may need further treatment for the SLE ...Read more
Wk 4 of 6 wk prednis10 mg&plaq. for lupus musc/jnt pain.Some relief but ab pain, wt gain,sweats, anxiety, bruising, no sleep. Stick it out or stop?
Can Lupus be responsible for drenching night sweats/profound weight loss? Really hoping/looking for information here, not judgment or concern, PLEASE!
Lupus criteria: Unintended weight loss needs to be evaluated. It may or may not be lupus, but you should consult a doctor. Multiple criteria need to be met to make a diagnosis of lupus. You may consult this site for information on diagnosis of lupus: http://www.lupusresearchinstitute.org/lupus-facts/lupus-diagnosis ...Read more
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