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Why do I sweat only from my head and it happens only when I am standing. I cannot stand for longer than 5 minutes.

Why do I sweat only from my head and it happens only when I am standing. I cannot stand for longer than 5 minutes.

Dysautonomia: Dysautonomia syndrome causes different symptoms alleviated by avoidance of stimulants, ensuring hydration, using magnesium, vitamin D ; omega fish oils (www. Cardiamin. Com, use code: CMC), low dose beta blockers e.g. propranolol 5 to 10mg 2 to 3 times daily and SSRIs e.g. citalopram 5 to 10mg daily. Read THE DYSAUTONOMIA PROJECT BOOK and visit www. Dysautonomiainternational. Com. ...Read more

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Why does my daughter malia sweat at night. She is eight months old and weighs 20 pounds does that have anything to do with her weight? Concerned! !!!

Why does my daughter malia sweat at night. She is eight months old and weighs 20 pounds does that have anything to do with her weight? Concerned! !!!

Sweating: Just in case you didn't think of the obvious, check the temperature of the room and how much clothing she is wearing. Unlikely her weight has anything to do with it.
You can wait until your next routine visit with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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I sweat really heavily at night due to my anti depressants. My docoter has put me on several diff kinds. Nothing worked. What can I do w/o getting off?

I sweat really heavily at night due to my anti depressants. My docoter has put me on several diff kinds. Nothing worked. What can I do w/o getting off?

Depression: I understand your concern that anti depressant medications have not helped with your depression.
Please see your psychiatrist for psychiatric and medical diagnosis and treatment.

Seek
psychotherapy, relaxation with breathing exercises, visual imagery and music
meditation
improve your self-esteem and
improve your daily functioning. ...Read more

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What can I do if my husband is 28 has very heavy night sweats. What could be causing them?

What can I do if my husband is 28 has very heavy night sweats. What could be causing them?

There are multiple: Possible causes, including anxiety, sleep apnea, change in temperature, infection, tumors, hormonal changes, etc. He needs to be evaluated by his doc. ...Read more

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I was a heavy pot smoker for about two years I have also been having trouble with sweat and night mares I quit about a week ago cold turkey?

I was a heavy pot smoker for about two years I have also been having trouble with sweat and night mares I quit about a week ago cold turkey?

I have a guess: Cannabis is very effective for symptoms of PTSD. In addition to possible withdrawal symptoms from cannabis. Which 15% of people can have I would suspect you have had significant trauma in your past and would suggest that be investigated/treated. Nightmares and sweating consistent with this hypothesis as well as an inclination to smoke a lot of pot. ...Read more

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Teen son has night sweats almost every night and is not eating (when he does he vomits) he is loosing so much weight I am really worried about 3 mths?

Needs thorough eval: What you are describing is not normal. Your son may have a serious illness or condition that needs complete evaluation. This isn't a couple day flu or a couple day fever. These symptoms are concerning. I would not run to the er tonight, but I definitely would make a call to his doctor first thing monday mroning and insist on an appointment within 1-2 days. God bless and good luck! ...Read more

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I'm 18, today I was very hot and tonight I had excessive night sweat, heavy period, increased hunger. I now feel fine but am concerned. Help thanks!

I'm 18, today I was very hot and tonight I had excessive night sweat, heavy period, increased hunger. I now feel fine but am concerned. Help thanks!

Get Blood Tests: Could be any number of issues but unlikely to be serious. I would see a doctor and get a few labs such as fasting glucose and thyroid. I would start with that ...Read more

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Weight loss and sweat at night. Are these the main and common symptoms of hiv?

Weight loss and sweat at night. Are these the main and common symptoms of hiv?

Not necessarily: While night sweats and weight loss are common symptoms of chronic HIV infection, these symptoms are very nonspecific. This means that other infections like a severe flu or tuberculosis or even cancer may cause these symptoms. Anyone who has HIV may have different symptoms/manifestations of their hiv. While most may have nights sweats and/or weight loss, some may have fevers or oral thrush. ...Read more

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Night sweats common for 22 year old female? Just started happening two nights ago. Don't disrupt sleep and haven't lost weight.

Night sweats common for 22 year old female? Just started happening two nights ago. Don't disrupt sleep and haven't lost weight.

Night sweats: There are many causes for night sweats from the clothes you wear to bed to the food you eat a night. If you are on medication that could cause itor you may be coming down with an infection discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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Does anxiety cause night sweats and weight loss?

Does anxiety cause night sweats and weight loss?

Anxiety?: Unlikely it can cause multiple symptoms, feeling dizzy, chest pain, shortness of breath, but not weight loss or night sweat. ...Read more

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Hard painless lump above left collarbone two or three months, now I have a constant cough. I am a smoker no weight lose and night sweats?

Hard painless lump above left collarbone two or three months, now I have a constant cough. I am a smoker no weight lose and night sweats?

See a doctor: This needs to be evaluated, could be significant and needs a work up, chest x-ray and possible other studies.

Get this evaluated asap. ...Read more

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My husband 30yo/m. Been having night sweats for a few weeks. He had recent 10 lb weight gain. I'm worried it could be related to cancer.?

Night sweats: Certainly derserves a comprehensive physical exam and blood testing: multiple medical problems are possible. Please call for examination today. ...Read more

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Upper spine pain weight loss and night sweat usually around the neck area?

Upper spine pain weight loss and night sweat usually around the neck area?

Office visit: I recommend going in to your Dr.'s office for:
- full History and Physical
- xray or other imaging
- labs ...Read more

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59 years old. Have been waking up every night for the last 3 weeks with heavy night sweats. Chills. Insomnia. Had hyst but left ovaries. Normal?

59 years old. Have been waking up every night for the last 3 weeks with heavy night sweats. Chills. Insomnia. Had hyst but left ovaries. Normal?

Primary care: The first step is to see your primary care doctor. Since you are having night sweats and chills infections and medical causes need to be excluded first. If all is normal then see and obgyn to discuss the options of hormone replacement therapy ...Read more

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I have been feeling very tired. I have loss all my appetite and have lost weight. Swollen nympods in neck underarms. Night sweats. I just feel tired?

I have been feeling very tired. I have loss all my appetite and have lost weight. Swollen nympods in neck underarms. Night sweats. I just feel tired?

Best advise: Unclear what is going on. You need to see a doctor who can take a full history and examine you and then determine what tests to do to try to solve this issue. ...Read more

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Hi....condom broke january 1, 2017 period on the 4th lasted very heavy 3 days then spotted for 5 days....im having headaches and night sweats every nig?

Hi....condom broke january 1, 2017 period on the 4th lasted very heavy 3 days then spotted for 5 days....im having headaches and night sweats every nig?

Incomplete question: From what you described, you are not pregnant.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I have been drastically losing weight the last 3 months, night sweats, fatigued to the point that I can barely go most days. Last few nights my head s?

I have been drastically losing weight the last 3 months, night sweats, fatigued to the point that I can barely go most days. Last few nights my head s?

Question cut off: But if there is unintentional weight loss combined with night sweats and fatigue, it is essenttial that this be promptly medically evaluated. Take care. ...Read more