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Why do I wake up at night drenched n sweating?

Why do I wake up at night drenched n sweating?

Tired: Interrupted or restless sleep, night sweats from dream or temperature change or waking up from rem stage of sleep, or snacking late. ...Read more

Dr. Morton Levitt
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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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When I have to poop. I start sweating really bad. Ill wake up at night all wet w sweat but when i go to bathroom (poop) then i stop sweating.Why.?

When I have to poop. I start sweating really bad. Ill wake up at night all wet w sweat but when i go to bathroom (poop) then i stop sweating.Why.?

IBS?: This is not my specialty, but some of my patients with irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) describe very similar symptoms. If that's what it is, there are several treatment options. A gastroenterologist can help you with that. ...Read more

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I'm on paraguard & i'm currently taking zoloft, (sertraline) trazadone & provera. At night i usually wake up sweating bad enough to make my clothes wet. What's up?

I'm on paraguard & i'm currently taking zoloft, (sertraline) trazadone & provera. At night  i usually wake up sweating bad enough to make my clothes wet. What's up?

Serotonin syndrome?: The combination of zoloft (sertraline) & trazodone can result is too high levels of neurotransmitter serotonin, resulting in sx such as profuse sweating, agitation, diarrhea, increased heart rate & bp, nausea & vomiting, muscle spasm, mental status changes, un-co-ordinated movements. See prescribing doc right away to change meds or go to er for treatment. Can be life threatening. ...Read more

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I have nightmares at night and I wake up shaking and freezing and/or sweating and I start to see a flip gram of cartoons. how do I stop it?

I have nightmares at night and I wake up shaking and freezing and/or sweating and I start to see a flip gram of cartoons. how do I stop it?

You need medical hel: You may be suffering from Anxiety or panic attacks, which can be best handled by going to a doctor for a medical check up. You should seek either a Internist or a psychiatrist who can give you a mild tranquilizer or a good sleeping pill. Are you studying in school now or not? ...Read more

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I have no appetite , no energy, headache, cough , hot then cold within a few minutes and during the night wake up cold but clothes wet from sweating.

I have no appetite , no energy, headache, cough , hot then cold within a few minutes  and during the night wake up cold but clothes wet from sweating.

See a doctor ASAP: These are typical symptoms for systemic inflammation. If you take your temperature, you'll probably find it's elevated, then drops after a night sweat. There are many causes -- usually an infection, and with cough, maybe pneumonia or even tuberculosis; mononucleosis (glandular fever); many other viral infections; many other possibilities as well. Don't mess around with this; see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Two nights of having night sweats and I wake up drenched..I sleep naked lol and still sweat. Happens at least five to six times a month..Dont know tho?

Two nights of having night sweats and I wake up drenched..I sleep naked lol and still sweat. Happens at least five to six times a month..Dont know tho?

Few things: Are the episodes random? Or are they clustered, happening night after night? If you are in your late 40's, and female with clustered sweats, this could be hormonal. If you are male, or younger female, or older female, or if the episodes are random, please see your doctor to get evaluated, as this could be something very serious, like lymphoma. ...Read more

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