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Can stone in kidney cause night sweat?

Can stone in kidney cause night sweat?

Yes: If the kidney stone blocks the ureter, intense pain can cause intense sweating. Moreover, if the stone blocks the kidney from draining urine and the urine becomes infected, the infection can act like an abscess. Not only will fever and seats occur but the kidney can be permanently damaged. ...Read more

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My 23 yr old son complain of night sweat and chest and back pain?

My 23 yr old son complain of night sweat and chest and back pain?

Needs to see a medic: An exam, lymph nodes, and possibly simple x-rays. Weight loss and fever are other things to watch, but this clearly needs to be checked out now. ...Read more

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Night sweat causes. Post menopausal estradiol 46 What could be the cause?

Night sweat causes. Post menopausal  estradiol 46
What could be the cause?

More estrogen?: You may need a higher dose. But there are other causes of night sweats besides menopause. See your doc to find out for sure. ...Read more

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I'm 18, today I was very hot and tonight I had excessive night sweat, heavy period, increased hunger. I now feel fine but am concerned. Help thanks!

I'm 18, today I was very hot and tonight I had excessive night sweat, heavy period, increased hunger. I now feel fine but am concerned. Help thanks!

Get Blood Tests: Could be any number of issues but unlikely to be serious. I would see a doctor and get a few labs such as fasting glucose and thyroid . I would start with that ...Read more

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What is the difference between a fever, a hot flash, and a night sweat?

What is the difference between a fever, a hot flash, and a night sweat?

Fever is illness: Fever typically means that your body is fighting an infection and is "heating up" to help your normal cells in the process. A night sweat is just a nocturnal occurrence of a a hot flush. This happens in women starting to undergo the menopausal transition. As estrogen levels fall/fluctuate with declining ovarian function, the brain centers that control body temperature go a bit haywire... ...Read more

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Severe night sweats even if down to bottom layers, outside of covers. Worse during nightmares. When heating is off still night sweat. What causes it?

Severe night sweats even if down to bottom layers, outside of covers. Worse during nightmares.  When heating is off still night sweat. What causes it?

See a doctor: Hi. That's very abnormal. Any other symptoms such as unintended weight loss, loss of appetite, fever, enlarged lymph nodes, etc? Things to consider include lymphomas, tuberculosis, hyperthyroidism, others. See a doctor for a proper evaluation and diagnostic tests. Good luck! ...Read more

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5 f been itchy for 5 weeks all over body had a night sweat last night. First time ever no fever and eating well.. How can I check her for lymphoma?

5 f been itchy for 5 weeks all over body had a night sweat last night. First time ever no fever and eating well.. How can I check her for lymphoma?

Diagnosing lymphoma: First step would be to see your doctor for a better history. A complete blood count , and metabolic profile and physical exam to check for node, internal organ eg. liver and spleen enlargement are initial steps towards finding a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I don't sleep but maybe 2-3 hours a night. Sweat like someone is pouring water out of bucket on me at the least amount of exertion. Joints swell & ach?

I don't sleep but maybe 2-3 hours a night. Sweat like someone is pouring water out of bucket on me at the least amount of exertion. Joints swell & ach?

Get checked!: It's tough to say what's going on, with such a brief history. This is certainly not normal though. Get a physical and appropriate lab testing by your doc soon. If you are having fever over 100.0 (C.), the joints are red or hot, and/or you are getting worse, get seen sooner! ...Read more

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Why do I only have chills and night sweat with mild fever? Now i'm on night two and my body is starting to ache.

Why do I only have chills and night sweat with mild fever? Now i'm on night two and my body is starting to ache.

Flu?: These findings are not specific of anything definitive. You may be developing influenza. Chills, fever, body aches are common. If you are otherwise healthy, i'd give it a few days taking over the counter Ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen) for symptom relief. If it doesn't get better soon, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'am stressed I have taken 5 oraquick HIV test and they have been - eventhe one at 10 weeks i stay up and worry and I have had a night sweat?

I'am stressed I have taken 5 oraquick HIV test and they have been - eventhe one at 10 weeks i stay up and worry and I have had a night sweat?

Get answer now: Whether your chance of being infected is large or small, you need an answer now. Get with your physician and be ready to pay for a pcr assay for the virus in your bloodstream. That should settle it. If obsessive worry still is a problem afterwards, your physician can advise you of tricks to overcome it. Glad you're proactive and good luck. ...Read more

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Upper spine pain weight loss and night sweat usually around the neck area?

Upper spine pain weight loss and night sweat usually around the neck area?

Office visit: I recommend going in to your Dr.'s office for: - full History and Physical - xray or other imaging - labs ...Read more

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I took anti depression medicine last year for 2months & the night sweat started from there, is it possible that my night sweats now is from that?

I took anti depression medicine last year for 2months & the night sweat started from there, is it possible that my night sweats now is from that?

Some medications: can cause this type of side effect. But it would be doubtful that you would still have them due to the medication if it was stopped a year ago. Take care. ...Read more