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Night Cold Sweats In Men
Yes: Hot flashes and night sweats are common menopausal symptoms in women due to low estrogen levels. Men do not normally have these symptoms because testosterone prevents it. However, men with very low testosterone levels can have these symptoms. Of course, there are other medical problems that cause night sweats, so you should see your doctor if it persists. ...Read more
See doctor...: It sounds like you have an infection of some sort. See your doctor to get diagnosed and treated. If you have shortness of breath, go to the er asap. Possible diagnoses include acute bronchitis, pneumonia or even tb, depending on other symptoms present and the result of tests like lab work, chest x-ray, etc. See your doctor asap! ...Read more
sick cold symptoms spitting out green mucus chest pains body aches waking in night sweats every night fever and cold sores wats going on?
See a physician!: Your symptoms are worrisome for possible pneumonia. You may need antibiotic treatment. It's not possible or proper to make a diagnosis without examining you and taking a medical history. Stop looking for answers on the internet and see a physician as soon as possible. Your delay in seeing a physician may allow any infection to get worse, making it more difficult to cure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do hot flashes increase in at night in meno, especially lying down. Can't sleep more than 1-2 hour heart paps, sweats, anxiety, desperate to sleep?
Menopause: Is a normal phenomenen due to "drying up" of hormones. It is the absence of hormones that trigger the classical symptoms in the lower brain which has to adapt. You can take hormones but it does not "allow" adaptation to occur and that takes time. Sugar in diet delays the adaptation. Thus, if you do not wish hormone treatment you will have to adapt. You can help by stopping all forms of sugar. ...Read more
I've been waking up in the night with cold night sweats sometimes following vivid dreams. Room temp and bedding have not changed. What's going on?
Many causes: Night sweats With vivid dreams have many causes other than the ones you mentioned. Medications can cause it. Taking meds like cymbalta (duloxetine) or even missed doses from it (withdrawals) can do it. Night time hypoglycemia can do it. Are you diabetic? Lookup somogyi effect. ...Read more
Causes of night sweats? I've had hormones tested by endo, all normal. Still suffering from horrible night sweats in a cool room every night.
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Yes: It's important to distinguish between acute and chronic stress. Acute stress enhances immune response. Not likely to cause cold sores. Chronic stress can impair the immune system and make us more vulnerable to infections like herpes Or to reactivation of herpes. Sweats can be caused by stress. But night sweats can be something serious. It's worth seeing a doc and reporting the night sweats. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Difference bw night sweats and sweating bc you're hot? More often than not I wake up with sweat-soaked clothes no matter the room temp/outfit/bedding.
Night sweats: Night sweats are as you described with unexplained sweating despite room temperature and usually indicates viral infection if short lived or more serious bacterial infection if more than two weeks AND associated with fevers, cough, weight loss. Non infectious causes could be hyperactive thyroid or uncontrolled diabetes ...Read more
8 year old with headaches, nausea, night sweats, joint pain particularly in fingers and knee during the night. Blood tests normal, where to from here?
See answer: It's not possible to offer advise on the basis of the information given. The list of possibilities is long. They would include systemic disorders such as Rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune disorders, arthropod-born viral infections etc etc. If the symptoms persist without an explanation ask your physician to refer you to a specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. Hot flashes can be more challenging but night sweats and hot flashes have a crossover in their treatment. 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have no appetite , no energy, headache, cough , hot then cold within a few minutes and during the night wake up cold but clothes wet from sweating.
See a doctor ASAP: These are typical symptoms for systemic inflammation. If you take your temperature, you'll probably find it's elevated, then drops after a night sweat. There are many causes -- usually an infection, and with cough, maybe pneumonia or even tuberculosis; mononucleosis (glandular fever); many other viral infections; many other possibilities as well. Don't mess around with this; see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more
I wake many times during night with severe sweats, discomfort in chest&throat area&headache, on returning to sleep i suffer nightmares.
Nightmares: As long as you have no cardiac history then this is due to the Epinephrine excess in relation to the nightmare. Its a typical "fright-flight" response to the aspects of the nightmare. Clearly something is bothering you either in your day to day life or past experiences perhaps in childhood. A psychologist may be able to help you. ...Read more
Every other night this week I have woken up in the middle of the night ridiculously dizzy, almost feeling drugged, & drenched in sweat. I'm 39?
13 year old female, fatigue, swollen gland in groin the size of grape, singular, headrushes, itchiness and night sweats.
Has had mono and xrays in past?
Losing weight, nights sweating, exhaust,tiredness and dry coughing special in the morning hours ,what diseases cause this??
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