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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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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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My tsh is 0.34 and I wake up with night sweats of my neck and chest is there a chance it's thyroid related ?

My tsh is 0.34 and I wake up with night sweats of my neck and chest is there a chance it's thyroid related ?

Unlikely: Your TSH is in the normal range and your night sweats are not likely to be due to thyroid. Have you lost weight? Do you have fever at night? If the answer to either is yes, you may need to be evaluated for the cause of night sweats. ...Read more

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Im on bc pills, ( 6 months) 0.35 mcg of estrogen in pills, so why am i still having night sweats, acne and insomnia? All blood work and thyroid normal

Im on bc pills, ( 6 months) 0.35 mcg of estrogen in pills, so
why am i still having night sweats, acne and insomnia?
All blood work and thyroid normal

BCPs: Most bcps help acne by increasing a protein that binds to testosterone and in effect hides it from the body. You may need a less androgenic Progesterone bcp to better control this. The night sweats should not occur if caused by perimenopause because the estrogen in bcps replaces the deficiency associated with this. If night sweats only occur during your menses week, then only take active pills. ...Read more

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Night sweats, cramping after period, get really hot at times and feel like throwing up? Normal thyroid levels. Low creatinine levels

Night sweats: Your symptoms may be due foods you might be eating, medication you might be taking or an illness. You need a physical and blood work. ...Read more

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I've complex hypoechoic well defined mass in thyroid. What does this mean? Other symptoms heavy night sweats, mid cycle bleeding, hair loss, blemishes

I've complex hypoechoic well defined mass in thyroid. What does this mean? Other symptoms heavy night sweats, mid cycle bleeding, hair loss, blemishes

See answer: There are many us criteria to characterize a thyroid mass including size, shape, margin, halo, calcifications, echotexture, and vascularity. Your us may show a benign colloid nodule, but your dr. Needs to see the report /discuss with the radiologist, and exam you to see if your symptoms are thyroid related, and consider thyroid function studies. ...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