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Dr. Emily Altman
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Excessive Sweating (Definition)

Can be associated with increased sweating through out the body or just limited to underarms, face, soles, palms. It occur when one sweats more than would be expected for activity level, stress level or environmental temperature. ...Read more


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What can sweaty palms, salt cravings, headaches, tiredness, chest pains, flu-like symptoms indicate?

What can sweaty palms, salt cravings, headaches, tiredness, chest pains, flu-like symptoms indicate?

Many, many things.: Lot depends on hx of these symptoms (history leads to over 95% of the diagnoses, most of the time testing adds little, or confirms the DX of an experienced clinician taking time to listen. Within these parentheses lies the answer to a failed health system at double the cost). Here, the answer is in the hx. Is it acute, recurrent, chronic, etc. Diangosis is in doc's brain, add compassion, give all a good 'gp'. ...Read more

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I'm having sweaty palm and feet. When I start to write, the papers get wet. How to cure this?

I'm having sweaty palm and feet. When I start to write, the papers get wet. How to cure this?

Hyperhidrosis: You most likely has hyperhidrosis. The treatment varies with each patient but options include: antiperspirant, anticholinergic pills, iontophoresis (electrical shock of sweat glands), Botox injections and lastly surgery. ...Read more

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Hi sir, I always have a sweaty palm. I’ve observed that it reduces when I work out. Am taking a liquid form of silicia 30 of sbl (a homeopathy) medicine.?

Hi sir, I always have a sweaty palm. I’ve observed that it reduces when I work out. Am taking a liquid form of silicia 30 of sbl (a homeopathy) medicine.?

Silicea: Sweaty palms and feet are only 1 indication for the homeopathic remedy silicea, and many other remedies may be helpful too depending on the rest of your case. Consult with a professional homeopath for best results -- there are many excellent homeopathic doctors in india. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Constant dry cough for several days. No appetite. Random bouts of nausea. Feeling lethargic. Face feels hot, sweaty palms. No fever.

Constant dry cough for several days. No appetite. Random bouts of nausea. Feeling lethargic. Face feels hot, sweaty palms. No fever.

A cold: Not all viral infection induces a fever especially at the early stage. But if the problem gets more severe or persists more than 2 weeks, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Sudden nausea that comes and goes. Sweaty palms and feeling hot all over. No fever. Loss of appetite. Increase in passing gas.

See ur doctor: Such symptoms may be a sign of some systemic illness, particularly some neoplasms;
I would suggest u see ur doctor sooner than later.
Good Luck ...Read more

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Nausea, sore neck, eyes feel sore, sweaty palms, no fever, Pain in RT nasal bone area. Pain in RT back of head. No appetite?

Nausea, sore neck, eyes feel sore, sweaty palms, no fever, Pain in RT nasal bone area. Pain in RT back of head. No appetite?

Sounds Viral: Do you have a fever?? Drink plenty of fluids, take TYLENOL (acetaminophen) for pain (Directions on bottle) Keep your dishes separate and stay at home/rest!! Wash your hands frequently and if you sneeze or cough keep your elbow over your nose. Mouth
Finally when you are better, GET A FLU SHOT!

Hope this helps

Dr Z ...Read more

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Feel extremely tired, sour stomach, no appetite. Chills all over. Sweaty palms. Irritable at times. No fever and not pregnant.?

See your doc.: It really depends on the time frame of the symptoms. If it's a few days, it may be normal and the symptoms may even be unrelated. However, if this has been happening weeks to months, it could be the sign of something bigger such as a malignancy. I wish I could help more, but there's not enough info. I'd see your doc. ...Read more

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Have fever ranging from 100-103 for 6 straight days. Head ache, fatigue. Alt between hot sweaty to chills. Neg on flu. Worried something else might be?

Have fever ranging from 100-103 for 6 straight days. Head ache, fatigue. Alt between hot sweaty to chills. Neg on flu. Worried something else might be?

See doctor: Six days is a long time for fever up to 103. Please contact your doctor and if do not have one, visit an emergency room near you. ...Read more

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Feels like I have the Flu, the body aches, the chills that then turn into excessive sweating, a fever of 102. But no coughing, congestion??

Feels like I have the Flu, the body aches, the chills that then turn into excessive sweating, a fever of 102. But no coughing, congestion??

Is not the flu: Something else going on. If you have headache, neck stiffness could be meningitis. Fever and body aches could be due to quite a few different things. See a doctor. If you have any additional concerning symptoms go to the ER. ...Read more

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Stomach flu, last vomited 1 day ago. For past two days I've had excessive sweating followed by freezing, sometimes shivering cold.

Stomach flu, last vomited 1 day ago. For past two days I've had excessive sweating followed by freezing, sometimes shivering cold.

Functional dyspepsia: These are the sympoms of functional dyspepsia like gastritis, GERD. These are not the sympoms of gastroenteritis including irritable bowel syndrome.
A trial of Prilosec (omeprazole) 40 mg a day for 2 months straight will help. Otherwise, an upper endoscopy will help the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Myself (30) had flu 4 week back, now a days I feeling feverish in my palm, like it's burning from fever, and I feel feverish without temperature?

Fever: If you are feeling poorly post flu, it is possible you have a lower respiratory infection. Probably worth beeing seen. ...Read more

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Red spots on my palms, do they mean that I have cause of flu?

Red spots on my palms, do they mean that I have cause of flu?

Red spots: Could mean a lot of things. You have to piece them together with other signs and symptoms to make a definite diagnosis. May not be anything but contact dermatitis. Best to see your physician if concerned. ...Read more

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Itchy skin rash all over body (except for face, neck, palms and soles) for 14 days. NO fever, NO flu-like symptons, NO lymph node. Can it be HIV ARS?

Itchy skin rash all over body (except for face, neck, palms and soles) for 14 days. NO fever, NO flu-like symptons, NO lymph node. Can it be HIV ARS?

Rash: It sounds more likely that it is an allergic reaction to something. The fact that it is not on the palms and soles of your feet makes other bad things less likely. Skin rashes are hard to diagnose and the diagnosis depends on where the rash is, the color, whether there are blotches, raised bumps and many other things. You can buy benadryl (diphenhydramine) in the pharmacy for itching and if it persists see DR. ...Read more

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Flu prevention with hand sanitizers. . . Is there a problem with all the chemicals ending up in our lakes and streams?

Flu prevention with hand sanitizers. . . Is there a problem with all the chemicals ending up in our lakes and streams?

Biodegradable stuff: This sanitizer material is a natural product of fermentation with a few insignificant additives. It will evaporate and or break down with out significant effect on the environment. ...Read more

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Coworker may have touched 1 month olds hand? She was asleep and we tried to drive as fast as we could to get home to clean them. Is this an exposure for pertussis or flu? What should we do?

Coworker may have touched 1 month olds hand? She was asleep and we tried to drive as fast as we could to get home to clean them. Is this an exposure for pertussis or flu? What should we do?

Do not worry: Unless the person who touched the baby had flu with fever runny nose etc, touching the baby would not be a a cause for concern. Pertussis is not transmitted by touching.
Get the baby her vaccinations as recommended by your pediatrician
Wish you and your baby good health! ...Read more

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Is there one ingredient in lysol or hand sanitizers that kill flu strain no matter what?

Is there one ingredient in lysol or hand sanitizers that kill flu strain no matter what?

Can't say with: Complete certainty. Bleach is VERY effective.Hand sanitizer is not effective against Norovirus because it does not have the outer envelop that the alcohol in hand sanitizer would destroy in a flu virus. ...Read more

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Dear Dr I am having a pn on my left shoulder where u give the flu shot sometimes I can't lift my hand not in the joint?

Dear Dr I am having a pn on my left shoulder where u give the flu shot sometimes I can't lift my hand not in the joint?

Soulder pain: Shoulder pain is common and over time the shoulder can loosen and sublux. This can cause pain to a degree where you can not move the shoulder. Unlikely to completely dislocate without trauma or fall. Shoulder pain can also come on from bursitis, tendinitis or problems with your rotator cuff. See your provider. Especially if you can not move your arm. ...Read more

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Increased Sweating (Definition)

Hyperhidrosis is a condition in which the body sweats more than is needed for ...Read more