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Sweating At Night (Definition)

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


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Should I be concerned with sudden night sweats with chronic sinusitis where surgery is my upcoming treatment?

Inform: Inform your ENT about your sudden night sweats. They may simply be due to your chronic sinus infection, but there may also be another cause, so let him know of your new symptom, and take it from there. ...Read more

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I hav severe sinusitis & need surgery. Could this contribute to all of a sudden having night sweats? Nvr had b4 but mainly legs sweat, sometmes bak 2.

I hav severe sinusitis & need surgery. Could this contribute to all of a sudden having night sweats? Nvr had b4 but mainly legs sweat, sometmes bak 2.

No: Sinusitis requiring surgical drainage will not produce systemic effects such as sweating of legs or night sweating. Latter is more of a systemic problem that might have resulted from progression of sinusitis. Chest X-ray and WBC needed to further evaluate cause of additional symptoms but should follow drainage of the sinuses. ...Read more

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I had surgery last january to remove an enlarged lymph node, after the surgery the node biopsy was castlemans disease. I am still having night sweats.

Castleman's disease: Is what is known as a lymphoproliferative disease and not a cancer per se but can act like a lymphoma one of the symptoms of which is night sweats. It can later be associated with lymphoma and most often treated with chemotherapy. It is not a common disease. But I am sure your doctor will be going over all of this and more with you. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Hives/angioedema abruptly 12 days post-microdiskectomy. Night sweats since surgery too. All infection tests (-). Delayed drug reaction? Off all meds.

Hives/angioedema abruptly 12 days post-microdiskectomy. Night sweats since surgery too. All infection tests (-). Delayed drug reaction? Off all meds.

Please see your MD: who might refer you to an allergist/immunologist. With angioedema you should keep epinephrine handy. The allergist will sift through history and try to find a cause, which isn't present for most cases. Good luck ...Read more

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Can night sweats be dangerous?

Not dangerous but fi: Night sweats can be due to fever coming on at night. So get your doctor to examine you and make sure that you do not have some degree of fever, especially at night. If you otherwise feel well, then they may simply be from some benign cause like hot flashes or excess of heat around you house. ...Read more

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What can I do for night sweats?

Find the cause first: If you are in general good health and has been evaluated already by your doc and nothing found, then you may have a genetically inherited condition called sleep hyperhidrosis. This often occurs in early adulthood. Menopausal syndrome is very common also after 40...
For sleep hydrosis, trial of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 50-100mg before bed may help... If not, consult doc for other treatment options...
Good luck. ...Read more

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Why does POCS cause night sweats?

Hormones: With PCOS, disorders of the sweat gland is common. It can come because your body is making either too testosterone, have an alteration in your hormone ratios, your skin can have an exaggerated response to even to a normal level of testosterone.

Other sweat gland problems, more serious than sweating, can include acne and inflammation of the specialized sweat glands in your arm pit and groin. ...Read more

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What's a natural way to cure night sweats?

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.

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 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 more

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Having night sweats from last two months?

Night sweats: Get a PPD to rule out tuberculosis as the cause of your night sweats ...Read more

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What are some possible causes of night sweats?

Thyroid: There are many things that can cause night sweats. The vast majority of them can be diagnosed or ruled out with simple blood tests. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: night sweats?

Sweating at night: 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 seen in early adulthood. ...Read more

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I need help for excessive night sweats, any suggestions?

Could be many things: Hi. Night sweats could be a sign of many things, some serious. Talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause night sweats which occur on intermittently?

Hormone imbalance: 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.

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 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 more

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Night sweats in a 12-year-old boy?

Night sweats: He should have a complete blood count as well as a tuberculin test ...Read more

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Can men have hot flashes night sweats?

Can men have hot flashes night sweats?

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

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Can amnesteem give you night sweats?

Small percentage: Per the company that produces the drug, 7.4% of patients have complained of night sweats. ...Read more

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Gallbladder problems cause night sweats?

No not really: Unless there is fever, there are no night sweats. Gall bladder problems are rarely subtle, they cause severe pain if there are stones. Or there is the gall bladder attack called cholecystitis which is an emergency when it happens as it will make you very sick. ...Read more

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Why do postmenopausal women have night sweats?

Estrogen: Night sweats must be distinguished from other disorders involving sweating. Night sweats are drenching sweats that require changing bedclothes or bedsheets. Postmenopausal women can get hot flashes or night sweats. The cause of hot flashes is unknown. They are thought to be due to thermoregulatory dysfunction involving the hypothalamus by estrogen withdrawal. ...Read more

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How to treat night sweats in young adult male?

DRESS THIN,ANTIPERSP: If your doctor has ruled out the conditions which can cause night sweats, you can try following
1dress in thiner or no cothes
2keep thermostat down in bed room
3avoid spicy foods before bed
4hydrate yourself by drinking more water
5do not exercise late at night before bed
if you do not have a medical condition like throid disease, taking certain meds, tuberculosis, low testosterone, hivetc, other rare c. ...Read more

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I have hydrocephalus but I suffer from night sweats?

I have hydrocephalus but I suffer from night sweats?

Be seen: You need to be seen by a provider to rule out infection, increased pressure etc. You need to have scans and blood tests to rule out other problems ...Read more

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What can cause a 65-year-old man to have night sweats?

What can cause a 65-year-old man to have night sweats?

Check w/doctor: There are many possibilities, including some that are health threats, including cancer, infection etc. Most sweating is not related to a life-threatening etiology, but a check-up by your doctor is definitely recommended! ...Read more

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Is night sweats related to scheuermann disease type 2?

Not likely: Kyphosis (scheuermann's disease) is a curving of the spine that causes a bowing or rounding of the back, which leads to a hunchback or slouching posture... Basically scoliosis of the thoracic spine. This does not cause night sweat!
Severe kyphosis is a risk factor for pneumonia etcc... Which can cause night sweat, among other things.
If you have night sweats, consult your doc.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have night sweats after a Nebido shot?

Is it normal to have night sweats after a Nebido shot?

Nebido: May happen for a day or two but not after that. If it continues see your doctor. With the long acting of this medicine it should calm down eventually and after 6 months use a different product. ...Read more

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Does an elevated prolactin level (57) cause night sweats?

Does an elevated prolactin level (57) cause night sweats?

Absolutely: A high prolactin level can suppress the ovaries from functioning normally, so it's like you are in menopause. One of the common symptoms is night sweats. Here's a link to some good info: http://www.Uptodate. Com/contents/high-prolactin-levels-and-prolactinomas-beyond-the-basics. ...Read more

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Are there vitimins, or remedies for extreme night sweats?

Are there vitimins, or remedies for extreme night sweats?

Sick, poor health: You should have your full physical with all the blood work to make sure there is no underlying health issue causing this. ...Read more

Night Sweats (Definition)

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