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My son wakes up sweating at night, what could be wrong?

My son wakes up sweating at night, what could be wrong?

Sweating at Night: Could just be a bad dream, but i would recommend getting this checked out by his pediatrician. This could represent a fever or infection or other serious medical condition. ...Read more

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Sweating At Night (Definition)

Night sweats may be a sign of an overactive thyroid, vitamin d deficiency, or a more serious problem like hodgkin's disease. The most common cause is probably just a heavy mattress and a warm room. The result is the same: waking up overheated and sweaty. Some people have a problem with sweating not just at night. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: sweating at night?

What is the definition or description of: sweating at night?

Night sweats: Night sweats may be a sign of an overactive thyroid, vitamin d deficiency, or a more serious problem like hodgkin's disease. The most common cause is probably just a heavy mattress and a warm room. The result is the same: waking up overheated and sweaty. Some people have a problem with sweating not just at night. That's a different problem! ...Read more

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Is sweating at night a sign for your menopause?

Is sweating at night a sign for your menopause?

Can be: Night sweats are one of the common symptoms of menopause. Make sure your bedroom is cool before you go to sleep. If your sleep is interrupted most nights you might want to talk to your doctor about how to get relief. ...Read more

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What can cause excessive sweating at night?

What can cause excessive sweating at night?

Excessive sweating: There are many causes. The Mayo clinic has posted a good article related to excessive sweating. If you have access to a computer look it up. If not go to your local library and they should be able to help you find what you are looking for. ...Read more

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Is sweating at night a sign that your fever is breaking?

Sweating: Sweating is a way that the skin ...The largest organ cools . It can represent that you fever is breaking although it may return later without treating the cause of your fever. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for sweating at night?

Internal med, sleep: If excessive sweating happens at night only, a sleep doctor may be helpful in sorting out whether there is a sleep disorder (such as sleep apnea) that is contributing. If sweating happens at any time of day/night (such as hot flashes), an internal medicine doctor will be most helpful. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I have a cold sweating at night, soaking through clothes and sheets?

Workup: You need a physician's exam. This can be tuberculosis, bacterial endocarditis, Hodgkin's / malignant lymphoma or any of several other serious treatable illnesses. ...Read more

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Sweating at night and back pain a month after delivery with epidural. What could it be?

Sweating at night and back pain a month after delivery with epidural. What could it be?

Hard answer: We could have complication from delivery or from epidural block. Usually the complication from epidural are not common and most of the healed by this time. Abscess& hematoma. The side complication from delivery, uti, infection some were in the productive system. Check with your obgy if he say your okay, then go the epidural block complication.Thank. ...Read more

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Night Sweats (Definition)

Sleep hyperhidrosis, more commonly known as the night sweats, is the occurrence of excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) during sleep. The sufferer may or may not also suffer from excessive perspiration while awake. Sleep hyperhidrosis may occur at any age, but is most commonly ...Read more

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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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