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Night Sweats After Flu
Night sweats after flu, Normal way of body clearing out extra germs from the illness? Been having sweats for 2 nights. Only After my fever was gone?
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
Day 5 of getting over the flu. Second night ive been having night sweats, only "after" my fevers went away and never had sweats when I had fever?
I thought I got over the flu about 5 days ago but I have had night sweats every night since. I can't get a normal nights rest. How do I cure this?
Not typical: Need more detailed description of symptoms. Where are the headaches, are they constant, how severe, what relieves them, etc. Are you having fever, when and how much; sore throat, muscle aches, gastrointestinal changes (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea). To what have you been exposed (sexually or otherwise). This does not necessarily sound like influenza, but need more info. See doctor. Read more
The past two days I have been having this woozy feeling like when you first get the flu, but it does not progress. With that I am having night sweats?
I have valley fever. Can I get a flu shot when I'm experiencing symptoms like a severe cough and night sweats?
Is it normal to sweat a lot while having the flu. Drenching night sweats but I feel better today but feel a little sweaty no fever anymore?
Yes: If you are not better in a few days, get seen Read more
Chesty cough after having flu over5 weeks ago, cough a lot during night, feel as if lungs are congested, also having night sweats, otherwise well?
Reactive airways.??: After full recovery from flu - either other virus or environmental bronchi irritation leading to congestion and sometime bronchospasm - worse at night, or with exertion. Night sweats may also indicate some underlined infection - possibly check with doc. If appropriate to do CXR (chest X ray). Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had what I believe is flu and in4th day. Have had severe night sweats on night 2 and 3. Is this common. Symptoms are cough, aching head joints?
Influenza: The symptoms you describe are classic for influenza and while people talk about a "touch" of flu it is often more like a sledge hammer. At this point I would continue to treat symptomatically with Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen and hopefully in a few more days you'll feel better. Next year you should get a flu shot of you didn't this year. Read more
Flu. High fever that has gone down now. Some night sweats. Mild cough. No chest pain. Blood in phlegm at morning that clears up during the day.?
Give it time: What you described fits in with upper respiratory viral infection and it is healing. Give it time. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. 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
What does it mean when your spleen is slightly enlarged and your white blood count is elevated with itching flu like symptoms fatigue night sweats
Need for evaluation: The constellation of findings and other infections listed in your profile warrants a thorough investigation. It appears that you are under the care of a physician and it would be prudent to discuss the matter with her/him at your earliest. Read more
Throat pain and itchiness, joint pain, night sweats, fatigue. Do I have the flu? Or something more serious such as throat cancer? It's been 6 days.
Flu: Are those the choices in your mind? flu or throat cancer (in a 24 year old)? do you have history of anxiety or obsessive-compulsive disorder? Why would you think "throat cancer"? and how would throat cancer cause joint pain? sounds like the flu. Stay well hydrated, rest, treat symptoms supportively, and stop all alcohol and tobacco use. If not improving in 2-3 days, will need medical attention. Read more
What would cause occasional night sweats (few times a year) without fever in otherwise very healthy person?
Is there a reason why I am having night sweats even a couple nights after it feels my fever has gone?
It must have all got: Since this is an old question, it must all have settled down by now. Good luck. Read more
Drenching night sweats nightly for more than a week. No fever. Should I be concerned? Potential causes?
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