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Why Do I Have Goosebumps And Sweat
There has been a few times over past few weeks that I have either come out with a sweat or I have got goosebumps and got really cold, should I worry?
Can be an infection: Please see your GP as these symptoms could be the start of an infection. Difficult to determine where infection is without proper examination ...Read more
Is it considered the chills when I am literally burning up, w/dripping sweat, one minute, then have goose bumps the next? I think I have the flu
Been having a rushing almost spreading feeling at night starts at feet, chills, sweat, body aches, throat pain, goosebumps, on anitboltics for 1 yr?
See physician: If you are having shaking chills or if your are sweating so that your bed clothes are wet, you may have an infection or other medical problem that is not affected by the antibiotic that you have been taking. You need to see your physician for a complete evaluation and an explanation of why you have been taking that antibiotic ...Read more
I got a goose egg on the right side of my head. It has beenswollen for two days. Now, the swelling has reached my eye and head and it is black as well. Ice does not work. Is taking Advil (ibuprofen) good? What else can I do?
Head injury: It sounds like you've injured your head, and the swelling cannot be expected to go away immediately. I see you're also having dizziness. You need to be seen by a doctor since the swelling is extending and you're dizzy. You can go to an er to be examined. Concussion is possible. The homeopathic remedy arnica 30c may help with the bruising and swelling. A dose every 3-4 hours for first 2 days. ...Read more
Sweating: Perspiration (sweating, transpiration, or diaphoresis) is the production of a fluid consisting primarily of water as well as various dissolved solids (chiefly chlorides), that is excreted by the sweat glands in the skin of mammals. sweat contains the chemicals or odorants 2-methylphenol (o-cresol) and 4-methylphenol (p-cresol), as well as a small amount of urea. ...Read more
Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating is a common disorder affecting many people. Palmar hyperhidrosis or sweaty palms is the most common form of hyperhidrosis, causing excessive sweating of the hands.
Hyperhidrosis can also cause excessive foot, underarm and facial sweating. It is thought that hyperhidrosis is a result of over activity of the sympathetic nervous system. ...Read more
Time to see your doc: Most of the time, nights sweats can come and go and aren't a sign of serious health problems. However, if you recurrently experience night sweats, you should contact your doctor for a full history, exam and possible tests. ...Read more
Yes: Some babies sweat a lot more than others. Younger babies are often overdressed, so they work up a sweat during feedings. Young babies also can't kick their blankets off, so sometimes they sweat a lot during sleep. If a baby seems to change colors (turn bluish, dusky, or pale), has trouble breathing (breathing very fast when not doing much), or has other odd symptoms, a doctor should evaluate. ...Read more
Sleep apnea : Sweating during sleep can be caused from a variety of problems including sleep apnea, medication side effect, hormonal changes and infection. In my practice sweating is one of the physical signs of apnea (stopping breathing) so a sleep study would be very reasonable if the others above are ruled out. ...Read more
If not ill or sick:: If your bedroom is unusually hot or you are using too many bedclothes, you may begin to sweat during sleep — and this is normal. Your healthy son may have a condition known as idiopathic hyperhidrosis. It is a condition in which the body chronically produces too much sweat without any identifiable medical cause. ...Read more
Adults have sweat: Glands around the anus, and some asre more active than others. That being said are you sure it is sweat and not seepage from the anus of mucus and or stool keeping your bottom wet. This can be due to many things including a degree of constipation, hemorrhoids, fistula or fissures. See a colon and rectal doctor for evaluation and recommendations. ...Read more
Skin is Salty: The bitter taste on the skin can be due to more amount of sodium or salts being secreted in the sweat. When the water in the sweat evaporates, it leaves the salts (sodium, chloride and potassium) behind on your skin, which is why your skin tastes salty.If there is any excess of salts then it can give a bitter taste. ...Read more
Gustatory sweating: Sweating is normal after eating spicy foods. Otherwise, gustatory sweating is most commonly a result of damage to a nerve that goes to the parotid gland, the large salivary gland in the cheek. This is called frey syndrome, and the sweating is usually on one side of the head. Gustatory sweating is also a rare complication of diabetes, so if this is a frequent problem your dad should see his doctor. ...Read more
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