2 doctors weighed in:

What is the main reason a 76 year old would start sweating for no reason?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Cantieri
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Causes include:

Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, can be a warning sign of thyroid problems, diabetes or infection.
Excessive sweating is also more common in people who are overweight or out of shape.

In brief: Causes include:

Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, can be a warning sign of thyroid problems, diabetes or infection.
Excessive sweating is also more common in people who are overweight or out of shape.
Dr. Mark Cantieri
Dr. Mark Cantieri
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Christopher Crosby
Board Certified, Dermatology
12 years in practice
93K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors