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Lupus Night Sweats
I have tested positive 3 × for lupus.I feel fatiuge in spurts and night sweats are bad.Do I have lupus? Do you think i need to start meds?Ty
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
Yes: Need to see a rheumatologist, may need further treatment for the SLE ...Read more
Pain in upper right back, inside rib cage. Gallbladder removed in 2010-dirreah, weight loss, night sweats. Enzymes over 810-neg for hep, lupus, wilson?
? retained stone: There are a number of tests, ultrasound, mrcp that you could have to rule out a retained or new primary gallstone in your bile ducts. If these are clear an ERCP may help. If it is not a stone then review your meds. Many things can affect the liver: tylenol, alcohol, cholesterol meds, etc. If nothing is found they may want to image your liver. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Night sweats. Butterfly rash. (Not lupus) non productive cough for over a year. Throw up after just a few drinks of alcohol(unusual)shortness breath ?
Problem over a year?: Go see a good doc!! You have a chronic problem which hasn't been addressed. Think post-nasal drip. Good luck! ...Read more
I've been having a fever (99.7-100.9) every night for 4 months, I've been on Humira over a year for Crohn's, in complete remission. Negative to Lupus or RA. The only other symptom I have is night sweats, and fatigue and back pain.
CROHNS ON HUMIRA: That is good news the CROHNS is in remission. I would recommend an exam and retesting of labs. Recheck autoimmune panel/Thyroid screen/sarcoidosis screen/Immunoglobulin levels. HUMIRA can sometimes weaken the immune system and cause diseases to reactivate(TB/Fungal Infection ). Discuss tapering HUMIRA , it rarely has been linked to Lymphoma. If SX. Persist CT OF CHEST/ABD/PELVIS IS WARRANTED. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Intermittent armpit & groin pain (increasing in intensity), fatigue, night sweats, nausea. Could this be part of my lupus? Haven't had this before.
Possible: Lupus can present itself in so many ways, one probably needs to consider it guilty until proven otherwise. I would recommend that you call your rheumatologist ASAP. ...Read more
Lymphocytes are high at 57, my neutrophils are low at 28 and my WBC count is low at 2.6. Sometimes have night sweats. ?
Get seen: Doing the arithmetic, it sounds as if you have a low absolute neutrophil count. If you are on any medications you don't need to be taking, including "holistic herbal remedies", stop them now. You probably will need a hematology consult. This will include a good history and physical, a check for lupus, and probably some other studies. ...Read more
20 yr old male, low WBC 3.9, high monocytes 18, no flu symptoms, fatigue and night sweats, 102 fever, lost 3 pounds without diet in week
Still likely viral!: Infectious mono, cmv, and other viral illness could be present, other than the flu virus. The combination of low wbc, but with increased monocytes suggest a viral illness, not bacterial. However, other more serious issues, whether less likely, could cause your sx, including systemic lupus erythematosus and related problems. If no improvement occurs in the next few days, see your doctor. ...Read more
R- side neck pain, decreased appetite, weightloss, drenching night sweats, on/off thyroid swelling dry cough. Clean blood, x-ray, & u/s. Not lymphoma?
Many possibilities.: Lymphoma usually isn't painful, but the other symptoms could fit. However, there are a number of other possibilities. The thyroid swelling is suspicious for thyroiditis. If that is ruled out, ct scan of neck, chest, abdomen and pelvis may be helpful, or possibly a pet/ct. Various infections, and autoimmune diseases can cause similar symptoms to malignancies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic ruq pain, press, nausea x 3 mo. Night sweats x1 mo. 12lb wt loss. Ercp showed only stenosis. Cont same symptoms. Have sle. Fatigue worse.
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
Lupus erythematosus is a name given to a collection of autoimmune diseases, in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissues.Symptoms of these diseases can affect many different body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, blood ...Read more
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