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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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I have crazy night sweats?

I have crazy night sweats?

Other symptoms?: Any weight loss? Any swollen lymph nodes/glands? Do you think you might be going into menopause? ...Read more

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What could lead to my night sweats?

Eval required: There are a number of possible causes for night sweats. Recommend medical assessment. ...Read more

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What causes excessive 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

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Reasons for sour smelling night sweats?

Multiple reasons: 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. Everyone has a different body odor. The smell could be related to your diet your soap etc.

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


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What's the reasons for occasional night sweats?

? 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 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

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What tests would be recommended for someone that has night sweats?

Many... seek consult: Night sweats are non-specific--meaning they may be related to many diseases. The specific tests--if any are needed--should be based on your other symptoms, medical history, and physical exam. There are many, many tests which are potentially "appropriate" but please discuss this with your physician so they can determine what, if anything, should be ordered. ...Read more

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Why do some cancers cause night sweats?

Why do some cancers cause night sweats?

Some do: Not all cancers cause sweats. Some are due to toxins and sometimes from fever ...Read more

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My 5 years old daughter had night sweats?

My 5 years old daughter had night sweats?

Sweating reasons: Is she taking any medicine such as an antihistamine? How warm is her room where she sleeps? Ideal temp is 68 degrees. Is she wearing heavy pajamasor sleeping with a heavy blanket? ...Read more

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Are night sweats in a 21 yr old man normal?

Are night sweats in a 21 yr old man normal?

How severe?: Drenching sweats (the kind that force you to change your sheets or pajamas) are never normal. Getting a little sweaty at night isn't something to worry about. ...Read more

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Can Sun Tan and Sun burnt cause night sweats?

No, but you could: Have hot, inflammed skin after sunburning, and that could make you feel hot. Night sweats are altogether different, and usually related to hormones, thyroid dysfunction, etc. So, check with your doctor if this persists for more than a few days, especially since you say you have a lump at front of your neck (thyroid is located there!) ...Read more

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Bumps around my pennis area and night sweats?

Bumps around my pennis area and night sweats?

See doctor as needed: How long have you seen the bumps on the penis, how long have you night sweat, which one came first, how do you overall feel, do you feel tired and lose appetite? So, collect the feature, degree, and progress of all related symptoms with their detailed sequence of events, and bring those to see doc who will review, analyze, take history, do physicals, and order tests as needed so to find out. .. ...Read more

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Can cymbalta (duloxetine) cause night sweats?

Yes: It has anticholinergic side effects (dry mouth, blurred vision, constipation, and excessive sweating)--the english psychiatrists tell their patients to look forward to these symptoms because they mean the medicine is starting to work! ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of my night sweats?

Depends: On the etiology. I agree with Dr. Fowler without knowing the etiology like menopause or infections or inflammatory or malignancy treatment can not be given ...Read more

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What causes night sweats around neck and shoulder?

What causes night sweats around neck and shoulder?

A common site: 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 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 more

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Why do patients with some viruses have night sweats?

Why do patients with some viruses have night sweats?

Not only viruses: Night sweats are the body's way of reducing fever, and when you have fever due to infections, in some instances it is an intermittent process, and since your normal diurnal curve has its lowest body temp in the wee hours of the morning, the sweats occur at night prior to the diminished temperature. ...Read more

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Is it common to have night sweats after giving birth?

Is it common to have night sweats after giving birth?

Yes: The changes in hormones that happen after childbirth can often result in night sweats and hot flashes. ...Read more

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What causes very mild night sweats and stomachs aches?

What causes very mild night sweats and stomachs aches?

Sweats/stomach ache: Pain can cause sweats. Mild night sweats may very well be within the normal range or they are part of the same picture as the stomach ache. Stomach ache could be gastritis, stomach or duodenal ulcer, acid reflux, etc. We need more information to determine the cause of your problem. ...Read more

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Hey docs, I'm confused as to what night sweats really are?

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 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 more

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When I sleep at night I wake to very bad night sweats! Why?

When I sleep at night I wake to very bad night sweats! Why?

Depends: Are you a man or a woman. How old are you? Could be signs of menopause or illness at any rate there is help. Contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for night sweats?

Depends on cause: Night sweats can be a symptoms of various underlying disease. I would not treat nightsweats before a workup as to see if a cause for the condition cannot be found. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions with cancer related night sweats?

Can you give me suggestions with cancer related night sweats?

Treat: Hi. Yes, generally, treating the cancer (usually leukemia/lymphoma in my non-oncologist perspective) will help the night sweats. I'm sorry you're going thru this. You're young. Hang in there, and I hope for a happy outcome. ...Read more

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What to do about night sweats/body odor from anti-depressants?

What to do about night sweats/body odor from anti-depressants?

Depends: Bromhidrosis or hyperhidrosis can be caused by thyroid diseases or as you found our from antidepressants. First, make sure you shower daily, wear clothes that breathe, like cotton especially during the summer months, use deodorants and antiperspirants. If these do not help, Drysol may be helpful. If all these things fail, talk to your doctor for more solutions. ...Read more

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I was wondering are night sweats a symptom of auto-immune disease?

Sometimes: Some autoinflammatory diseases, like the periodic fever syndromes (eg FMF) involve night sweats. These may be better defined as dysregulated immunity rather than autoimmunity. Infection and malignancy are far more common causes. ...Read more

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How long does night sweats and hot flashes last? I'm in menopause

Night sweats.: Too long! Please make an appointment to see your gynecologist as soon as you can. You will be well looked after. Gynecologists know what neds to be done. ...Read more

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Continueous night sweats. I'm a male post back op. Is this a blood disorder?

Continueous night sweats. I'm a male post back op. Is this a blood disorder?

Night sweats: There are many possible causes for night sweats, such as certain medications, infections, hormonal problems, neurologic problems, inflammatory conditions, blood disorders and even cancers. Night sweats need to be evaluated by your doctor as soon as possible for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have night sweats and difficulty breathing lying down. What could this be?

I have night sweats and difficulty breathing lying down. What could this be?

Many things: Could be many things, and some of them are potentially significant health threats. See you physician asap. ...Read more

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What medication can stop night sweats and sleep awakenings during menopause?

What medication can stop night sweats and sleep awakenings during menopause?

Hormone therapy: While herbs and homeopathic remedies have been known to help, the most reliable and quick way to deal with menopausal symptoms is with hormone therapy - estrogen - with or without progestin. ...Read more

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Menopause - what medication is safe and can stop the night sweats and sleep awakenings?

Menopause - what medication is safe and can stop the night sweats and sleep awakenings?

Depends: Unfortunately, there is no silver bullet for hot flashes. Some women respond to certain anti-depressants (ssri), some to certain blood pressure medications, and some to medications for nerve pain. All have some side effects I would recommend having a conversation with your doctor on which one is right for you, especially if you sleep is very disturbed. ...Read more

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I am 62, and am taking 500 mg of morphine for daily migrianes. What helps for night sweats?

I am 62, and am taking 500 mg of morphine for daily migrianes. What helps for night sweats?

Migraine help: Most people can eliminate their headaches by changing their diet, hydration and lifestyle changes in addiiton to taking targeted supplements. Go to mercola. Com or lef. Org and you can read up on migrianes and ways to cure them. Daily morphine is not the answer - it is only covering up the smyptoms and is not healthy for you. ...Read more

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I have night sweats and then get cold, my sheets, hair, everuthing is wet. What could this be?

Many causes: Depending on your age, sex and health, many things come to mind. Hot flashes of menopause can do this. If not the case, undiagnosed cancers, tb, thyroid disease and other infecitons can be the cause. You should get in for and exam and testing. This could be benign or very very serious. Best to you. ...Read more

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I have really bad night sweats I wake up soaked I take Effexor (venlafaxine) is this the cause?

I have really bad night sweats I wake up soaked I take Effexor (venlafaxine) is this the cause?

Sweating/diaphoresis: May affect up to 22% of patients who take antidepressants. Options include stopping, decreasing, or changing antidepressants. If your medication is effective then prescriber may consider adding benztropine 0.5-1 mg a day or aripiprazole (augments antidepressant and may reduce sweating). Combining these meds with venlafaxine may increase dizziness, drowsiness. Best regards for relief. ...Read more

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Could taking 4 10-325 Percocet after not taking for a couple of weeks cause severe night sweats ?

Possible: But not likely. Given scarcity of information, I suspect the condition that you are taking the Percocet for is causing your symptoms or a different, unrelated condition. Worth checking in with your doc. ...Read more

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I have a spine condition, why am I having night sweats but only at night? To the point its diss stressing

Let me explain: However, if your bedroom is unusually hot or you are wearing too many bedclothes, you may sweat during sleep, and this is normal. True night sweats are severe hot flashes occurring at night that can drench sleepwear and sheets, which are not related to an overheated environment.
Menopause.
Idiopathic hyperhidros
infections.
Cancers.
Medications (antidepressant)
hypoglycemia
neurologic conditions. ...Read more

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What would cause occasional night sweats (few times a year) without fever in otherwise very healthy person?

What would cause occasional night sweats (few times a year) without fever in otherwise very healthy person?

No other clues?: The main reason would be for a female older than you, menopause. If it is very occasional, perhaps the room is too hot, too many night clothes, bedding? Should not indicate anything worrisome unless other symptoms are happening. Good luck! ...Read more

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I suffered a mild concussion two weeks ago and am now having night sweats over the past few days. Is this common?

I suffered a mild concussion two weeks ago and am now having night sweats over the past few days. Is this common?

It is not uncommon: It is not uncommon specially with your condition. If symptoms persist it would be good to consult an specialist.
In the mean time you should rest from sport and activities. ...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


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Obesity (Definition)

Having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for ...Read more