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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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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

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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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Spotting 10 yrs after menopause night sweats, emotional, . ..... But I noticed these changes after I moved some heavy furniture and since while standing?

Spotting 10 yrs after menopause night sweats, emotional, . ..... But I noticed these changes after I moved some heavy furniture and since while standing?

Postmenopausal: Any bleeding after menopause has to be worked up by an endometrial biopsy or D&C with hysteroscopy. The chance of cancer on the biopsy is 20%. So, any bleeding after menopause is cancer until proven otherwise. ...Read more

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No appetite weight loss night sweats peeing alot?

No appetite weight loss night sweats peeing alot?

See your doctor: Anorexia (loss of appetite), weight loss and night sweats are symptoms that can result from a serious underlying illness and their presence warrants further investigation. The differential diagnosis is wide and only a doctor can narrow it down and reassure you. ...Read more

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Could a bad gallbladder cause significant weight loss. Night sweats and pain between the shoulder blades?

Possible: Gallbladder disease can cause weight loss and pain between the shoulder blades. The pain intensifies when you eat a fatty meal. It typically does not cause night sweat. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I've had lower back pain, constant night sweats for a year now and losing weight alot. Night sweats I soak the bedsheets Everynight. Do I worry?

I've had lower back pain, constant night sweats for a year now and losing weight alot. Night sweats I soak the bedsheets Everynight. Do I worry?

Worry or act: You can worry, or you can take action to protect your health.

These symptoms suggest lymphoma, with other possibilities including chronic abscess and tuberculosis.

You're going to see a doctor about this sooner or later. Why wait until you have to be carried in? See a doctor now. ...Read more

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Can Lupus be responsible for drenching night sweats/profound weight loss? Really hoping/looking for information here, not judgment or concern, PLEASE!

Can Lupus be responsible for drenching night sweats/profound weight loss? Really hoping/looking for information here, not judgment or concern, PLEASE!

Lupus criteria: Unintended weight loss needs to be evaluated. It may or may not be lupus, but you should consult a doctor. Multiple criteria need to be met to make a diagnosis of lupus. You may consult this site for information on diagnosis of lupus:
http://www. Lupusresearchinstitute. Org/lupus-facts/lupus-diagnosis ...Read more

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What's the possibility several small and 1 larger cervical lns are malignant if you also have night sweats but no weight loss or fever?

See a doc: There are both cancerous and non-cancerous conditions that present with cervical node enlargement and night sweats. Please consult a physician for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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I urinate more than usual at night, I've been loosing weight and muscle mass not by choice and sweat at night. I'm 47 years old (male)????

I urinate more than usual at night, I've been loosing weight and muscle mass not by choice and sweat at night. I'm 47 years old (male)????

Here are some...: So sorry to hear your suffering, but there would be no easy way out. However, please follow instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html & the other articles in the categories of What to Do at Feeling Sick? And Basics of Life Reality & Self-care as shown on HOME of www. ForMeFirst. Com. Thereby, you gain the insight on how to work better & closer with doc for good care... Best. ...Read more

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Heavy night sweats. Wake up soaked. Smells like urine. Menopause at 35 -full hystorectomy (sp). 51 yo. Have RA and fibromylgia. Have had sweats 10 yrs?

Heavy night sweats. Wake up soaked. Smells like urine. Menopause at 35 -full hystorectomy (sp). 51 yo. Have RA and fibromylgia. Have had sweats 10 yrs?

See dr: Please see your dr for evaluation. Might be menopause related but could have other causes too depending on other symptoms you are having. In-person evaluation is needed to determine underlying cause. ...Read more

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My kidneys are 9.4 & 10.5 with lower back & side pain, night sweats, low fevers, huge weight loss body isn't holding nutrients. Test show?

My kidneys are 9.4 & 10.5 with lower back & side pain, night sweats, low fevers, huge weight loss body isn't holding nutrients. Test show?

You have not: Actually asked a question but your clinical description is worrisome for a number of different potential diagnoses. You need to be evaluated by a health care professional. Make an appointment soon. ...Read more

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184/ 86 BP COPD/night sweats/petechia on upper body and weight gain/left collarboan swelling with a small palpable lymoh node on top of collarbob e?

184/ 86 BP COPD/night sweats/petechia on upper body and weight gain/left collarboan swelling with a small palpable lymoh node on top of collarbob e?

Lump on collar bone: 47 F from US with COPD and HTN 184/ weight gain but does not ask any question or give medical Hx. I would show to your Dr. Next visit. Any edema? What meds are u taking? Trust you have stopped smoking. If not stop tonight. ...Read more

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Can Lupus be responsible for drenching night sweats/profound weight loss? Waiting >1 mo. For hematology appointment, trying to help myself til then.

Waiting > 1 month: Your doctor should be embarrassed by making you weight too long.
Please discuss with your family or friends and see if they can help you find the right doctor to get you under control.
One other option is to have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility and see what they can do.
Waiting > 1 month must be very annoying!
Hop all goes well. Please keep me informed. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with giant blood cells, I also suffer from sudden weight loss, night sweats no appetite she is going to do bonemarrow biopsy cod?

I have been diagnosed with giant blood cells, I also suffer from sudden weight loss, night sweats no appetite she is going to do bonemarrow biopsy cod?

I wish you: Good luck but cannot diagnose your condition. IT SOUNDS LIKE YOUR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER is SPOT ON! Follow his/her lead and DON'T rush to any conclusions!

Hope this helps you!

Dr Z ...Read more

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Extreme weight lose lose appetite and thirst night sweats lump on right under my ribs tired and back n neck pain?

Extreme weight lose lose appetite and thirst night sweats lump on right under my ribs tired and back n neck pain?

See physician ASAP: There are many and various illnesses which could cause symptoms that you have described. I can appreciate your concerned about your health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the answer to your worries. Rec.: see your physician for physical, labs and imaging (if needed) or specialist referral. Take good care. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing intermittent night sweats on my chest only but not bad enough to change clothes or sheets for the past 6 months more nights than not. No weight loss or fatigue symptoms.?

I have been experiencing intermittent night sweats on my chest only but not bad enough to change clothes or sheets for the past 6 months more nights than not. No weight loss or fatigue symptoms.?

Need eval to know.: Can’t diagnose with available information. Examination, history & possibly other testing would be needed to make an accurate diagnosis. Treatment would be dictated by diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hey I been having these night sweats for almost a week. I shake and have the chills, I've notice I haven't really had a appetite. I'm loosing weight I sometimes feel weak and really tired. I haven't taking any for doctor medication it or seen a doctor

Hey I been having these night sweats for almost a week. I shake and have the chills, I've notice I haven't really had a appetite. I'm loosing weight I sometimes feel weak and really tired. I haven't taking any for doctor medication it or seen a doctor

Time to get seen.: You have been sick too long. Get checked, you may have a serious infection and treatment is essential. Do not delay! You don't want to get worse, you feel bad enough already! Go to an ER if you cannot get in to see your doc today or tomorrow. ...Read more

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Weight loss, night sweats, chest pain, right side neck ache?

See your doctor: In someone your age, this may or may not be an early warning sign of a lymphoma. Now, I do not want to worry you but you need to get blood work and ct scan for starters. I would not wait too long. Is there a family history of cancer? Do you have swelling anywhere else? Are the night sweats drenching. If any of the answers are true, you need to see an oncologist and your pcp can refer you. ...Read more