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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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Perspiration (Definition)

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


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I have had elevated LH in two blood tests (normal progesterone and estrogen), what does this mean and can it be related to night sweats?

I have had elevated LH in two blood tests (normal progesterone and estrogen), what does this mean and can it be related to night sweats?

Luteinizing Hormone: Luteinizing hormone is a pituitary glycoprotein that (in women such as yourself) stimulates ovulation or maintains the corpus luteum during pregnancy. A high result can indicate a potential disease process or simply be a result of various medications. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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What does it mean when your spleen is slightly enlarged and your white blood count is elevated with itching flu like symptoms fatigue night sweats

What does it mean when your spleen is slightly enlarged and your white blood count is elevated with itching flu like symptoms fatigue night sweats

Need for evaluation: The constellation of findings and other infections listed in your profile warrants a thorough investigation. It appears that you are under the care of a physician and it would be prudent to discuss the matter with her/him at your earliest. ...Read more

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Itching and sweating with a little blood from the rectum?

Itching and sweating with a little blood from the rectum?

Irritated skin: Itching, burning, traces of blood are often a sign of irritated perianal skin. This is usually due to over-aggressive cleansing, use of soap or scented lotions to the area. Avoid wet wipes and consider the use of a cleanser like Balneol. Avoid steroid creams, which can actually thin the skin and increase both itching and bleeding. ...Read more

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Been almost six years since sweating started. How r tumors detected? Blood tests?

Been almost six years since sweating started. How r tumors detected? Blood tests?

Sweating: Sweating is caused by many things. It's impossible to say what you have without knowing more information. You need to find the cause. The first thing is always blood tests. Once blood tests confirm an abnormality, imaging studies may then be done. We do not recommend imaging studies without knowing what we are looking for. See your doc for a frank conversation. ...Read more

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I have been sweating a lot at work an feeling hot, weak and nauseous while coworkers were cold.I had blood test, it came out normal.What could this be?

I have been sweating a lot at work an feeling hot, weak and nauseous while coworkers were cold.I had blood test, it came out normal.What could this be?

Need more informatio: How old are you? What is your gender? What blood tests were done? How frequent are the symptoms, etc? If the symptoms have been there for a couple of weeks or longer, it is time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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My husband suffers from sweating during sleep he make test blood frist found typhi he take (cipro500) he stiill sweating then he repeat test fouind ?

My husband suffers from sweating during sleep he make test blood frist found typhi he take (cipro500) he stiill sweating then he repeat test fouind 
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Proper workup: We need to find out whether your husband has sleep hyperhidrosis (has many causes, most famously sleep apnea) or whether he's really having night sweats (serious disease). I would not accept the presence of antibodies against typhoid as evidence that a typhoid infection is the cause. Get with a physician who knows how to work this up. ...Read more

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Is my high blood pressure due to my sweating?

Is my high blood pressure due to my sweating?

BP, sweat: Unlikely the 2 are related;both though should be further investigated & treated as necessary ...Read more

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