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What are some possible causes of night sweats?

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Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Thyroid

There are a large number of things that can cause night sweats.
The vast majority of them can be diagnosed or ruled out with simple blood tests.

In brief: Thyroid

There are a large number of things that can cause night sweats.
The vast majority of them can be diagnosed or ruled out with simple blood tests.
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
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Dr. Steven Ferguson
General Practice

In brief: See below

Night sweats: there are many potential causes to sweating at night.
The term night sweats generally refers to excessive sweating at night related to a hormone imbalance. There is no one answer to explain the origin of sweating at night. Some common causes are: infection, some cancers, several medications, low blood sugars and a host of other less common reasons. Were going to focus in on the hormone imbalance commonly seen in menopause, although by no means limited to menopause. We have seen a common night sweats picture in the men with prostate cancer with elevated estrogen levels. Swelling often starts around your neck. We generally start with saliva testing which allows us to identify what the hormone imbalance actually is and treat accordingly. When we don't start with saliva testing we very often get very good success with progesterone cream in the form of wild yam cream. There are many different preparations of wild yam cream on the market and often the preparation does not have enough progesterone cream to be effective. The above is the simple answer the better answer is to work with a healthcare professional who has experiencing natural hormone therapy. Will be happy to further discuss your issues with you in the concierge service. Go to: https://www.healthtap.com/dr-stevenfergusonmd

In brief: See below

Night sweats: there are many potential causes to sweating at night.
The term night sweats generally refers to excessive sweating at night related to a hormone imbalance. There is no one answer to explain the origin of sweating at night. Some common causes are: infection, some cancers, several medications, low blood sugars and a host of other less common reasons. Were going to focus in on the hormone imbalance commonly seen in menopause, although by no means limited to menopause. We have seen a common night sweats picture in the men with prostate cancer with elevated estrogen levels. Swelling often starts around your neck. We generally start with saliva testing which allows us to identify what the hormone imbalance actually is and treat accordingly. When we don't start with saliva testing we very often get very good success with progesterone cream in the form of wild yam cream. There are many different preparations of wild yam cream on the market and often the preparation does not have enough progesterone cream to be effective. The above is the simple answer the better answer is to work with a healthcare professional who has experiencing natural hormone therapy. Will be happy to further discuss your issues with you in the concierge service. Go to: https://www.healthtap.com/dr-stevenfergusonmd
Dr. Steven Ferguson
Dr. Steven Ferguson
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Dr. Scott Diede
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Many

Infections, cancer, menopause, and endocrine disorders to name a few.
If the night sweats are also accompanied by unintentional weight loss, fevers, or breathing difficulties, one needs to seek medical attention sooner than later. A health care provider can help determine the cause and then possible treatment options.

In brief: Many

Infections, cancer, menopause, and endocrine disorders to name a few.
If the night sweats are also accompanied by unintentional weight loss, fevers, or breathing difficulties, one needs to seek medical attention sooner than later. A health care provider can help determine the cause and then possible treatment options.
Dr. Scott Diede
Dr. Scott Diede
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