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Sweating While Sitting Still
What can cause chronic sweating even when just sitting still in an other wise healthy 23 year old woman? It seems worse on my face
I have been expericing hot flashes with heavy sweats. These come on suddenly and I have just been sitting still.
Peri-menopause?: Without additional information or an exam, difficult to say or limit differential, but with key assumption of good general health, might be wise to see your gyn for check & symptom control options. ...Read more
I have been feeling really strange I have my air own but im still hot and sweating what could be wrong with me?
Why do I sweat a lot, I live in a city by the beach but even in cloudy days im still sweating? .Help, it's embarasing!
Some people...: ....Sweat a lot and very easily. Some people sweat less. It's simply who you are and how your body works. Whether or not it's cloudy doesn't matter. What matters is how your body responds to warmth. Sweating is how the body cools itself...It's the body's air conditioner, so to speak. ...Read more
I'm a 42 yo woman, why am I so hot at night? Covers off, fan, still sweating. Nothing during the day at all. Too young for obvious answer?
Too hot or too young:
Believe me, one of my daughters is 42 and still wonderful as no doubt you are.
Being hot at night could be from a variety of things - nothing to worry too much about.
That said, please set up an appointment with your primary doctor to make sure there is nothing major wrong. ...Read more
Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis is the condition characterized by abnormally increased sweating/perspiration. The cause of primary hyperhidrosis is unknown, although some physicians claim it is caused by sympathetic over-activity. Stress has also been a possible cause. There are medications that can help. Best wishes. ...Read more
Yes: When you exercise, and perspire, the skin becomes cold because of evaporation of sweat. ...Read more
What can cause excessive sweating? Occurs when doing anything even just sitting in class. Not just when working out.
Is there anything wrong with showering while you are still sweating? I was told I would get white patches on my skin...
Botox or drysol: Two medications can be helpful for excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis). One is drysol. This is a prescription antiperspirant, that can be used along the armpits every other day to every third day to control sweating. Another option is botox. This would comprise of several injections along the armpits. Botox injections can last for 6 months, and keep the affected area relatively dry. ...Read more
Why am I sweating while im dreaming? I have two fans in my room but still sweating. I be soaking wet when I wake up.
I'm not unhealthy but the sweating still occurs. I have tried new deodorants but nothing works. Any ideas on how to fix it?
Depending on: Cause, there are prescription strength deodorants.Get a more detailed answer ›
7yr old says she's hot but it is not hot in the house. The air is on and she stripped down to undies and was still sweating. Could there be a problem?
Thyroid: It maybe a good idea to have his thyroid hormones checked ...Read more
My husband has been sweating a lot for the last 24hrs, even when sitting He has no other symptoms. What could be causing this, the weather is not hot.
Was sitting outside with jacket on a very hot day. Nw waking up really hot bt NT sweating. Body is hard to cool down during day. Sleep wth fan on. Why?
Please go to ER: Symptoms you describe could be heat stroke which needs to be treated immediately otherwise internal damage due to high temperature may occur. ...Read more
I'm a male, age 28, semi-athletic, and I am always hot, I keep my AC on 72 and it feels hot to me, the only relief is sitting under the AC or a fan, been doing it for 5+ years. Also if it's above 65 degrees and I walk out side I immediately start sweating
Meaningless measure: Touching your forehead for temperature measurement is faulty and apoor indicator of your body temperature. ...Read more
Feet have been really sweaty lately. Even when they are cold the are still sweating. What can be causing this?
Perspiration: Check your shoes and follow up with your dr. Keep feet open and dry. ...Read more
I was born without a thyroid and I am sweating all the time, even when I am sitting be the air conditioner. Always hot. Need help?
No thyroid: So you were born w/o thyroid & are now taking synthroid, (thyroxine) yet you're sweating all the time & are always hot. Check your TSH - it may be "normal" but not optimal for you. See if the next larger dose can alleviate your symptoms. Or perhaps you're entering early menopause. Or sweating may be due to hypoglycemia (low sugar) or angina (chest pain). Best to chat w/your doc about your concerns. ...Read more
Lots of sweating in my armpits. I'm using clinical strength anti persperant and deodorant and it still doesn't help me what else can I try?
Prescription: For heavy sweating of underarms - avoid spicy foods & caffeine. You may use powder or absorbent pads to absorb extra moisture. It is recommended that you apply antiperspirant before retiring to bed at night and again in the morning. If these options don’t work – your dermatologist may prescribe an antiperspirant with high aluminum content. REF: http://health. Howstuffworks. Com/skin-care/underarm- ...Read more
Weather is extremely hot. Feel comfortable in aircon room. However, feel cold in plantar, still sweating a lot. What is the cause and what should I do?
I'm overheating at night and sweating. We keep the air on 60 degrees f yet I'm still hot. I'm 19 yr old male?
Could be normal:
That is a low temp at home to sweat in assuming you are not dresses in layers.
Do go in for ma checkup and check a few blood parameters like thyroid function test, etc.
As long as you feel well, no weight, fever or loss of appetite, this check up should help allay any fears. ...Read more
It started of with a migraine, I'm feeling really hot but at the same time I'm shivering. And I was sweating last night but cold still.
Migraine: Is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light or sound, dizziness, neck pain, stomach nose bleeding and parasthesias are common symptoms. This condition must be professionally managed. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation to avoid unnecessary future pain and suffering. ...Read more
I'm 40 years old im sweating really bad always hot...It can be super cold and, im still hot and sweating....Also with mood swings...Is this, menopause?
Not sure...: Go to your gynecologist. Are you still getting your period? They can do blood tests to help know if you are menopausal. If so, you might be a candidate for hormone replacement, but that requires discussion with your doctor. There are some other medical problems that could cause you to feel so hot and have increased sweating--let your doctor check you out. Good luck to you! ...Read more
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