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What does it mean to sweat profusely all the time?

What does it mean to sweat profusely all the time?

Several causes: Hyperhidrosis is the condition in which a person excessively and profusely produces sweat. This can be uncomfortable emotionally and physically. Some cases of hyperhidrosis are caused by other medical conditions such as: hyperthyroidism, hypoglycemia, neurological dysfunction, substance abuse, tuberculosis, menopause, and certain tumors. See a physician to further evaluate these issues. ...Read more

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Excessive Sweating (Definition)

Excessive sweating is a clinical condition in which a person sweats more significantly during exercise and when in warm circumstances, or sweats considerably during situations where most people ...Read more


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What causes an individual to sweat profusely all the time?

What causes an individual to sweat profusely all the time?

Profuse sweating: There are very many conditions that can be the cause for excessive sweating. Some are easy to take care of - some less so. See your doctor as soon as he/she can get you in. If you are too worried to wait for an opening it would not be wrong to visit an emergency room. I hope all works out well for you. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you sweat profusely yet your skin feels cool?

Sweating: It means that your body's air conditioner is working just as it should. If you have a problem with excess or profuse sweating, then you should see dermatologist. If you're sick with the sweating then you should go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Every time I lay down to sleep I sweat profusely. I know I am menopausal but this only happens when I lay down. Should I be concerned?

Every time I lay down to sleep I sweat profusely. I know I am menopausal but this only happens when I lay down. Should I be concerned?

Night sweats: Laying down causes an increase of blood flow to the brain and to the thermoregulatory gland in the brain. This is one of the theories of what causes night sweats. Many women notice this when they first lay down for the night. Avoiding alcoholic drinks in the evening may help reduce this symptom. ...Read more

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I am a type 1 insulin dependant diabetic and every time I cut the lawn I sweat profusely and my heart beats quickly! Is thar normal?

I am a type 1  insulin dependant diabetic and every time I cut the lawn I sweat profusely and my heart beats quickly! Is thar normal?

Hyperhidrosis: The first thing you should do is make sure your blood sugars are not dropping too low. Certainly the physical exertion of mowing the lawn can contribute to hypoglycemia. I would also consider having a cardiac stress test and CT calcium score. You could have undiagnosed heart disease showing with the sweating and fast heart beating. Your heart could also be having rhythm issues. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a vein popping our from the side of your forehead and you get a massive headache and start to sweat profusely?

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What does it mean when you have a vein popping our from the side of your forehead and you get a massive headache and start to sweat profusely?

Temporal Arteritis: If there is a delay in treating this condition it can cause permanent loss of vision in one eye. Se your PCP for consultation and tests ASAP. ...Read more

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Why do I sweat profusely even if I am sitting down?

Many causes: If you find that your palms, arm pits, feet, or face sweat quite profusely rather spontaneously and continuously, you may have a condition called hyperhydrosis. This is a condition that will cause people to sweat rather profusely and can be quite socially disabling. To know for sure, you would be best served by seeing your primary care physician to know for sure. ...Read more

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Whats a condition that causes someone to sweat profusely?

Whats a condition that causes someone to sweat profusely?

Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis is a dysregulation of the sympathetic nervous system and can affect face, hands, armpits, trunk etc. Thoracoscopic sympathectomy is an effective treatment. Sweating can also be a symptom of other diseases including endocrinopathy, infection such as tuberculosis, even cancer. Therefore, seeing your primary care doc for this is recommended. ...Read more

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Is it normal to sweat profusely with just light activity?

Sweating: Sweating is a normal physiological process. Some sweat a lot and some very little. Some people sweat in stressful situation as well. ...Read more