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Sweating profusely at night?

Sweating profusely at night?

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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Perspiration (Definition)

Perspiration or sweat is the production of watery fluid from the skin to help regulate the ...Read more


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How do I stop sweating odor?

How do I stop sweating odor?

It's the bacteria: The offensive odor associated with sweating is caused by residual bacteria left on the skin. Your best strategies are showering at least once daily with antibacterial soap, toweling off thoroughly (bacteria have harder time multiplying on dry skin) with a clean towel, and using a strong antiperspirant containing aluminum hydroxide. Only wear clean clothes including socks; maybe fewer onions/garlic ...Read more

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How to stop excess sweating?

How to stop excess sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating of the underarms, palms, or soles of the feet or breasts. Treatment may involve over-the-counter antiperspirants, prescription antiperspirants, iontophoresis, medications, surgery, and botox. I prescribe 3% topical glycoyrrolate to be used as needed. ...Read more

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Cure for exessive sweating???

Cure for exessive sweating???

Find the cause: If the sweating is widespread it could mean you have a disease process that could be treated instead of just covering the symptoms. If it is just underarm sweat, botox injections, and some new energy treatments (ultrasound, RF, laser) can be used. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes excessive sweating?

What causes excessive sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: When excessive sweating affects the hands, feet, and armpits, it's called primary or focal hyperhidrosis. Primary hyperhidrosis affects 2 - 3% of the population, yet less than 40% of patients with this condition seek medical advice. In the majority of primary hyperhidrosis cases, no cause can be found. It seems to run in families.
It can also occur from medical condition. See your doctor for a dx. ...Read more

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How to stop excessive sweating?

PrecisionTx: Botox provides temporary relief for hyperhidrosis. A new treatment, precision tx™ device targets the sweat glands in the underarm area and uses focused laser energy to ablate their function, which lasts much longer. ...Read more

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What causes decreased sweating?

What causes decreased sweating?

Anhidrosis: See: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/anhidrosis/basics/definition/con-20033498

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What causes under neck sweating?

What causes under neck sweating?

Neck sweating: I wish I had an answer but I would need more information.
How bad?
How often?
What time of day?
High neck sweater?
etc. ...Read more

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Is excessive sweating inherited?

Is excessive sweating inherited?

Hyperhidrosis: Excessive sweating can certainly run in families. It should be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can I lose weight from sweating?

Can I lose weight from sweating?

Not from sweating: You will temporarily lose weight with sweating but as soon as you drink your body will replace that fluid. This is not real weight loss since it represents only a temporary shift. Weight loss only comes from burning calories not sweating. If exercise causes you to sweat then weight loss that is real will be from the exercise not the sweat. ...Read more

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How can I handle excess sweating?

How can I handle excess sweating?

Excessive sweating: Avoid alcohol, wear loose clothing, don't smoke, don't eat spicy food. Drink lots of water. When exercising, expect sweating but stay in a cooler environment if possible until the sweating stops. ...Read more

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Does sweating make u lose weight?

Does sweating make u lose weight?

Lose sweat weight: Water our sweat is heavy/dense (the only liquid denser than water is mercury, if my memory serves me well). So you may lose a couple pounds on that day, but you'll be back to same weight the next day. ...Read more

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Right side of face sweating only?

Right side of face sweating only?

HMMMM: Possibly an irritation or condition affecting the nerves of one side-like bells palsy can cause this. See a dr. For an eval...Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I cure excessive sweating?

How can I cure excessive sweating?

Diagnosis: A good medical check up can be a good place to start. Treatment would ultimately come down to the specific cause, multiple potential causes. ...Read more

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How do you stop sweating too much?

Hyperhydrosis: Botox injections in the underarm area has been employed to reduce sweating. Sweaty palms have been treated by cutting the sympathetic nerves in the thoracic area of the spine. Both treatments have variable success. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How can I heal excessive sweating?

Anxiety: excessive sweating may be in sign of underlying anxiety which you may not even be aware of consider talking to your primary care doctor about this there are medications that may help. Avoid caffeine and alcohol and spicy foods to see if that helps ...Read more

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Why is 2 year old sweating and hot?

Fever!: Take a temperature now! High fever in children is an emergency so get the child checked right away. Mild fevers are normal with viral infections and this might be most likely but call your doctor for instructions for any fever over 102 and have children's liquid Acetaminophen available. ...Read more

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How can I treat excessive sweating?

Sweating: You must see your doctor to see if there is a particular reason for excessive sweating. Are you losing weight? ...Read more

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How can you stop sweating profusely?

Many options: There is a condition called hyperhidrosis which is excessive persperation. This can happen in the armpits, hands or feet. There are different options for treatment from prescription deodorants to surgery. In my practice, I use Botox which can reduce sweating in the armpits. This is a temporary treatment that needs to be repeated. ...Read more

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What could cause excessive sweating?

What could cause excessive sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, can be a warning sign of thyroid problems, diabetes or infection. Excessive sweating is also more common in people who are overweight or out of shape. ...Read more

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Can you die from decreased sweating?

Can you die from decreased sweating?

Possibly: If you are in a high temperture, stressed environment, sometimes you run out of fluid to make sweat or you develop what is termed "heat exhaustion" and death can result. This is obviously uncommon but can occur in dry hot climates and much work is done for athletes in summer training to add water and salt to their intake to prevent these problems. ...Read more

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Is profuse sweating a sign of labor?

Is profuse sweating a sign of labor?

Sweating: This depends on how hot it is when you are laboring.

If related to PG then no but can be. ...Read more

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How can I control excessive sweating?

Sweating: There are many causes of excessive sweating and until your doctor figures out why you have excessive sweating you will feel unwell.
Are you overweight? Are you underweight?
Are you exercising too much? Not enough?
Are you on medications?
The list goes on. See your doctor for advice and care. ...Read more

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I have excessive sweating help please?

Excessive sweating: It is hard to work that out without more information.
Do you check your temperature?
Are you gaining or losing weight?
Are you sweating all day or just at night?

I would be happy to hear a bit more about your problem but it might be wiser to see your family doctor. ...Read more

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How to reduce sweating in the armpits?

Aluminum chloride: Aluminum chloride can stop sweating in the underarms. There are pills like glyccopyrolate that stop sweating. Iontophoresis involves reversing the calcium channels and can stop sweating. There is a surgical procedure called a sympathectomy that can also stop sweating. ...Read more

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Can compensatory sweating be cured?

Explanation: No cure for "compesatory " sweating. Just help with modern hygiene products. ...Read more

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What does it mean to be sweating blood?

What does it mean to be sweating blood?

Being nervous: It is just an expression. People don't sweat blood. Another common phrase is sweating bricks....Also not a human process! ...Read more

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What is the cause of excessive sweating?

What is the cause of excessive sweating?

MANY CAUSES: Excessive sweating can be normal in some people but there are medical causes of excessive sweating, hyperhydrosis
1 overactive thyroid gland
2obesity
3 diabetes mellitus
4 certain drugs the list is long. ...Read more

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How do I stop my rear end from sweating?

How do I stop my rear end from sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: Certin-dri and xerac are over-the-counter products at low concentrations. Work best if applied to a dry area and covered with plastic overnight. Should be washed off in the morning. Effect should be noted within 1 mo. Prescription medication like drysol is also effective. ...Read more