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What Causes 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
What is the next step/test that would be taken if someone fails their qsart test? Pt had pots and decreased sweating.
Have this checked!: If you aren't sweating normally that is something to discuss with your doctor, as sweating helps reduce our core body temperature when we work out so we don't overheat! So, if you aren't sweating at all, there's a chance that your core temperature could rise higher than what is safe. See what your doctor says, and follow it closely, and find out what you can do safely. ...Read more
My father has been having issues with decreased sweating (tingling sensations all over his skin, with little itchy bumps). Ideas for diagnoses?
Decreased sweating: Neurological causes: head injuries, heat stroke, hysteria, and neurosurgical problems such as guillain-barre syndrome skin diseases that block sweat glands such as miliaria, contact dermatitis, congenital absence of sweat glands which is hereditary. Some drugs (antipsychotic drugs used to treat mental disorders) trauma to sweat glands. ...Read more
Several things: Night sweats can be caused by menopause, certain medications, or more serious things like autoimmune disease, infections, or cancer (leukemia, lymphoma, and others). If night sweats are drenching (ie your sheets are soaked, you have to change clothes) and you aren't a woman near menopause, you should see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Various Causes: Hyperhidrosis (or excess sweating) is more common than you'd think! antiperspirants are the simple answer, but often won't work with true hyperhidrosis. I have had success treating patients underarms, hands, feet, forehead, and scalp with botox. Botox is fda approved for sweating and is very safe and effective. Botox typically lasts for 6 months when used for excess sweating. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of terroristic chemicals cause you to quit sweating for months? ...They fall from skies and explode in cars.
None: If you 'stopped sweating for months', you would be long dead well before a month. The human body can not survive with out sweating. ...Read more
Sweating on right side of the body while the left is normal. Causes, the danger and control of such.
Must be: You must be evaluated. There is something definitely affecting your nervous system. See your physician to find out what is affecting. ...Read more
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