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My husband has three ulcers and night sweats are they related and what causes the ulcers to prevent them....?

My husband has three ulcers and night sweats are they related and what causes the ulcers to prevent them....?

Ulcers & night sweat: I assume you mean he has 3 ulcers in his stomach. Peptic ulcers are now known to be caused by a germ called h pylori, which should be treated with at least 2 antibiotics and omeprazole. Night sweats are not usually a symptom of peptic ulcer, but can be a symptom in anyone who is very uncomfortable. Ulcers tend to hurt the most at night because there is nothing to buffer the normal acid. ...Read more

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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What are the causes of excessive night sweats around neck and shoulders?

What are the causes of excessive night sweats around neck and shoulders?

Fever: Night sweats are often caused by fever in the evening or at night. Sometimes the fever is mild and goes unnoticed, or you may even feel cold or have chills. When the fever breaks you sweat. Take your temperature in the evening. ...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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What causes swelling in the neck(not right in the middle) cough(no cold symtoms) difficulty swallowing & night sweats? I have hypothyroidism.

What causes swelling in the neck(not right in the middle) cough(no cold symtoms) difficulty swallowing & night sweats? I have hypothyroidism.

See Doc: Could be a cyst or infection or a thyroid nodule. You need to be evaluated for a possible tumor also. In any event, with those symptoms, it is time to see the doc and get it checked out! ...Read more

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Constant headache, night sweats, arms feel heavy, big knot in my lower right neck, feel dizzy. Any ideas what cause may be?

Could be many things: This is something i'd see a doctor for. The knot in your lower neck might be an enlarged lymph node, and combined with the night sweats, headaches i'm concerned there's something infectious going on. It's a really big list of potential causes and really warrants an evaluation by a doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Non-drenching night sweats, hair to lower neck, no where else, for two nights, no fever, no swollen lymph nodes, no fatigue, no weight loss. Causes?

Non-drenching night sweats, hair to lower neck, no where else, for two nights, no fever, no swollen lymph nodes, no fatigue, no weight loss. Causes?

Not worth worry: It could be the warm weather. So set your thermostat a degree or two lower and see if it resolves it. Unless you have fever, night sweats may not mean anything serious. ...Read more

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R- side neck pain, decreased appetite, weightloss, drenching night sweats, on/off thyroid swelling dry cough. Clean blood, x-ray, & u/s. Not lymphoma?

R- side neck pain, decreased appetite, weightloss, drenching night sweats, on/off thyroid swelling dry cough. Clean blood, x-ray, & u/s. Not lymphoma?

Many possibilities.: Lymphoma usually isn't painful, but the other symptoms could fit. However, there are a number of other possibilities. The thyroid swelling is suspicious for thyroiditis. If that is ruled out, ct scan of neck, chest, abdomen and pelvis may be helpful, or possibly a pet/ct. Various infections, and autoimmune diseases can cause similar symptoms to malignancies. ...Read more

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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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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more