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Can myopathy of the muscles cause unusual sweating?

Can myopathy of the muscles cause unusual sweating?

Possible: It depends on the type of myopathy. More likely medications you are taking for a myopathy can cause sweating. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Dr. Morton Levitt
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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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Unusual feeling in stomach along with heart racing and sweating?

Unusual feeling in stomach along with heart racing and sweating?

Have a heart check: Stomach symptoms related to cardiac abnormalities are not uncomon. Have your doctor check you out, run an ECG and consider a stress test. ...Read more

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What could be the culprit? What could be the culprit? For about a week I have been experiencing nausea, head aches, mild dizziness, hot flashes, sweating even when im not hot, back and hip aches( though mild), my chest has been unusually itchy, and im jus

What could be the culprit? What could be the culprit? For about a week I have been experiencing nausea, head aches, mild dizziness, hot flashes, sweating even when im not hot, back and hip aches( though mild), my chest has been unusually itchy, and im jus

If : If there is any concern for pregnancy, then please take a pregnancy test to be sure. As you are having unusual symptoms and bleeding then it would be reasonable to have testing. If you have persistent symptoms, or have vomiting, dizziness/fainting, or other symptoms that are unusual then it would be reasonable to contact your physician. ...Read more

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I've been having night sweats the past week. This is unusual especially since I had a full hysterectomy 15 yrs ago. Do you know what could cause this?

I've been having night sweats the past week. This is unusual especially since I had a full hysterectomy 15 yrs ago. Do you know what could cause this?

Thyroid & anxiety: Thyroid disorders are the primary concern for hot flashes other than falling estrogen which is number one if the ovaries were also removed. Anxiety can also cause hot flashes. ...Read more

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Do lots of people get night sweats, or is it unusual?

Do lots of people get night sweats, or is it unusual?

Very non specific: If you go to be bed in hot room with heavy cloth, you get night sweats---but usually symptom of hormanal changes, obstructive apnea, among others, like infections, medications--ask your doctor--. ...Read more

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What might cause unusual face sweats in an 83 yrs. Old woman?

What might cause unusual face sweats in an 83 yrs. Old woman?

Facial sweating: The body uses sweating to cool itself down, we know certain substances such as caffeine will induce the process suggest looking into med list and lastly parkinson's disease and others have abnormal facial secretions which can be difficult to control. ...Read more

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Would it be unusual for alcohol withdrawal to present as only anxiety and insomnia, or are tremors, nausea, sweats, etc. also expected?

Would it be unusual for alcohol withdrawal to present as only anxiety and insomnia, or are tremors, nausea, sweats, etc. also expected?

Alcohol withdrawal : It depends on the amount of alcohol you ingest as well as duration and tolerance. Anxiety and insomnia would be mild withdrawal symptoms and the other symptoms would suggest moderate withdrawal. DTs which can include hallucinations, seizures and fever are major symptoms and require immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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I'm a 26 year old female and within the last month i've been having unusual amounts of hair loss, body acne and just in the last week, body sweats....?

I'm a 26 year old female and within the last month i've been having unusual amounts of hair loss, body acne and just in the last week, body sweats....?

Check in with yourMD: Y our symptoms can be from many different conditions.You need a detailed history.Physical examination, and blood test to rule out underlying thyroid and other problems so make an aoppointment to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Sore throat and enlarged nodes for three months after (unusually) smoking cigarettes. (nothing externally visible, no fever, weight loss or sweats)?

Sore throat and enlarged nodes for three months after (unusually) smoking cigarettes.  (nothing externally visible, no fever, weight loss or sweats)?

Cancer: Smoking + sore throat for more than 2 weeks + enlarged lymph nodes = cancer until proven otherwise. You need to see your local ENT asap. The nights sweats/fever would be more likely related to lymphoma (b symptoms) but pt's with lymphoma can be b negative. Bottom line... Get this checked! ...Read more

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How do you stop sweating?

How do you stop sweating?

Stay cool and calm: By staying in cooler evnironment (air conditioned room) and avoiding stressful situations that can cause anxiety. ...Read more

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How can I increase sweating?

Hydration, exercise: Sweating is the body's way of cooling off. If you want to sweat more, you should exercise, especially in a warm and humid environment, and keep yourself well hydrated so there is enough fluid to sweat. There are a few rare conditions in which sweat is inhibited - so if you cannot sweat under any circumstance, see your family doctor. ...Read more

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How can you reduce sweating?

How can you reduce sweating?

Build stamina: To sweat is natural. You can build your stamina by exercising. Stay cool. ...Read more

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How can I stop sweating all the time?

Would depend: on the cause. Anxiety, panic, thyroid, diabetes, warm room have specific therapies. If it's just hands and feet, strong prescription anti-perspirants. ...Read more

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Why am I sweating like this at night?

Why am I sweating like this at night?

Tired: Interrupted or restless sleep, night sweats from dream or temperature change or waking up from rem stage of sleep, or snacking late. ...Read more

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What good does sweating do for my body?

What good does sweating do for my body?

Sweating: It helps thermoregulation by lowering the body temperature. Sweating causes heat loss and lowers the temperature by latent heat of vaporization. ...Read more

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How do I stop excessive facial sweating?

How do I stop excessive facial sweating?

DisgraceOfSweatyFace: Move to Alaska. Get a job at a meat packing plant. Underwater welder in Antarctica. OK,OK...first, no harm done if you apply an unscented antiperspirant to the areas where you sweat. Do a patch test first to make sure your facial skin isn't sensitive to it (small dot of it somewhere on the side of your face).But for the long haul, check out [ http://www.sweathelp.org/en/] for a good source of info ...Read more