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What medical conditions can cause low hemoglobin, low mcv, elevated liver enzymes? I'm extremely fatigued, excessive sweating, fast heartbeat back pai

What medical conditions can cause low hemoglobin, low mcv, elevated liver enzymes? I'm extremely fatigued, excessive sweating, fast heartbeat back pai

IRON DEF ANEMIA: You have 2 conditions, anemia due to iron def most likely due to heavy menses. Elevated liver enzymes may be due to hepatitis. Both conditions linked may be due to some hemoglobinopathy such as thallassemia in addition. Suggest start oral iron and check for hepatitis b and c and hemoglobin electrophoresis ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Excessive Sweating (Definition)

Can be associated with increased sweating through out the body or just limited to underarms, face, soles, palms. It occur when one sweats more than would be expected for activity level, stress level or environmental temperature. ...Read more


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What are the causes of excessive sweating?

What are the causes of excessive sweating?

Thyroid, others: Primary focal hyperhydrosis, can start in childhood and continue to adulthood effects 1to3%of population. It is probebely caused by malfunction of the nervous system and may run in families genaralised hyperhydrosis, causes sweating all over the body. Has many causes like overactive thyroid, pregnancy, menopause, diabetese, alcoholism, heart failure, cancers like lymphoma and leukemia, some meds, infections. ...Read more

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What causes excessive sweating?

What causes excessive sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: When excessive sweating affects the hands, feet, and armpits, it's called primary or focal hyperhidrosis. Primary hyperhidrosis affects 2 - 3% of the population, yet less than 40% of patients with this condition seek medical advice. In the majority of primary hyperhidrosis cases, no cause can be found. It seems to run in families. It can also occur from medical condition. See your doctor for a dx. ...Read more

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What could cause excessive sweating?

What could cause excessive sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, can be a warning sign of thyroid problems, diabetes or infection. Excessive sweating is also more common in people who are overweight or out of shape. ...Read more

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What is the cause of excessive sweating?

What is the cause of excessive sweating?

MANY CAUSES: Excessive sweating can be normal in some people but there are medical causes of excessive sweating, hyperhydrosis 1 overactive thyroid gland 2obesity 3 diabetes mellitus 4 certain drugs the list is long. ...Read more

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What could. Be the cause of excessive sweating

A few possibilities: Medications, hormone imbalance, anxiety, diet (maybe), etc., . See your doc and get evaluated. ...Read more

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I have excessive sweating caused by add medication.?

I have excessive sweating caused by add medication.?

Are you: Asking a question or making a statement? If you're having problems, you need to discuss it with the prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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What might be the cause excessive sweating at nights?

What might be the cause excessive sweating at nights?

Lots of things: How I caught on that I had tb. If it's really and truly a night sweat, get seen by your physician now. We don't want to miss endocarditis, tb, or something else really nasty-but-treatable. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the cause of my excessive sweating?

Help please? What is the cause of my excessive sweating?

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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What causes excessive sweating? And what could be done to reduce it?

What causes excessive sweating? And what could be done to reduce it?

See a dermatologist: There is a great deal to this. Where sweating? Both sides? How much? When? Are you heavy? Athletic? Other symptoms? Any meds or herbs? Pregnant? Family sweating history? Treatment to be determined by history, exam, lab. Meanwhile there are OTC antiperspirants. Keep yourself cool and well ventilated. ...Read more

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What can cause excessive sweating? Occurs when doing anything even just sitting in class. Not just when working out.

What can cause excessive sweating? Occurs when doing anything even just sitting in class. Not just when working out.

See your PCP: It is important to investigate and address underlying causes of the excessive sweating as it may be serious medical condition. See your PCP for consultation, tests and treatment. ...Read more

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Do hydrocephalus cause excessive sweating?

Do hydrocephalus cause excessive sweating?

Not likely: To my knowledge I have not encounter a patient with hydrocephalus that has suffered from excessive sweating - a review of the literature does not show that to be common or an uncommon problem for that matter. ...Read more

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How to minimize excessive sweating caused by stress?

How to minimize excessive sweating caused by stress?

Sweating & Stress: Best way is to work on your stress. What are you sensitive to? What seems to trigger it? How do you respond? Psychotherapy can help you explore these areas and learn to deal with them so that your body won't have to go into sympathetic overdrive (with sweating). See your family doctor to look @ overall health. If needed, certain medications can help also. Relaxation exercises on your own. ...Read more

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Excessive sweating during workout with chills...? I'm fit 125lbs. What could cause this should I worry?

Excessive sweating during workout with chills...? I'm fit 125lbs. What could cause this should I worry?

Physiology: Sweating is one of the body's mechanisms for reducing core temperature which goes up due to muscular activity. Chilling is a mechanism to raise the body temperature, again by muscular activity. It is possible that by sweating excessively you are activating the hypothalamic mechanisms that regulate body temperature and these stimuli create the symptoms you are experiencing. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What can cause excessive sweating at night?

What can cause excessive sweating at night?

Needs eval: Dear ddoor4ul, night sweats can happen due to hormonal changes (especially in perimenopausal women) but also due to a variety of other conditions, the most concerning being cancer. Please schedule an virtual consult to discuss further about this symptom. I hope this gives you guidance. ...Read more

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What hormonal imbalance can cause excessive sweating?

Thyroid hormone: Hyperthyroidism can cause excessive sweating. Night time sweating is common in postmenopausal women but if you have normal periods estrogen levels are likely normal. ...Read more

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What would cause excessive sweating under just one arm pit?

Asym Hyperhidrosis: Usually represents neurologic disease as opposed to a primary disorder. Causes include chiari malformation, reflex sympathetic dystrophy (rsd), or harlequin's syndrome. Additionally, endocrine disorders can cause this problem. Examples are diabetes and hyperthyroidism. You should meet with your neurologist to discuss further as there is treatment. Good luck and well wishes. ...Read more

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Could anxiety cause you to have excessive sweating & chills?

Possibly: This is a possibility; however, it is important to evaluate that more severe causes for fever/chills, such as infections, are not overlooked. ...Read more

Dr. Morton Levitt
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Perspiration (Definition)

Perspiration or sweat is the production of watery fluid from the skin to help regulate the ...Read more