What causes night sweats?

Many different. Night swea ts can be symptoms of many different illnesses. They should be exoplored by seeing a doctor and having a thorough history, exam and some labs.
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 .
Numerous causes. Causes are numerous. It is especially concerning if you feel unwell, have unexplained weight loss, poor appetite, fever or chest pain. A check up by your doctor is definitely indicated.

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What causes night sweats with low body temp? My temp was 97.2 at midnight last night and I was covered in sweat. Gallbladder is at 9% function cause?

Night sweats. Night sweats can be caused by fever but other things can cause night sweats. In your case , you list obesity - a very common cause of night sweats is sleep apnea. Even if you are already treated, make sure the setting on CPAP are ok. Thyroid functions should be checked and meds reviewed. At your age, also perimenopausal sweats-hot flashes are on the list. Read more...

What causes night sweats? Had blood work done everything is normal but still I wake up almost every night soaked in sweat only using a light blanket

Many things. I would suggest that you take your temperature for few days in a row to see if you are having fevers. It might be anywhere from very benign problem to very serious one. I recommend to be seen by your physician. Read more...
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 . Read more...

What causes excessive night sweats?

Sick, poor health. You should have your full physical with all the blood work to make sure there is no underlying health issue causing this. Read more...

I'm a 55 yr. Old male. What would cause night sweats?

Many causes. Sweating at night that soaks the sheets is often not related to a problem, but can be from -too many blankets! -menopause -antidepressant medications -stroke, certain neurologic problems -overactive thyroid -low blood sugar (too much diabetic medication) -infections, eg: tb, bone infections, hiv, brucellosis, ... -leukemia or lymphoma -carcinoid -myelofibrosis -pheochromocytosis -many other causes. Read more...

What can cause night sweats which occur on intermittently?

Night sweats. The most common cause of night sweat in my experience is Anxiety disorder. Other causes are infection, Lymphomas, Thyroid diseases, Medications, Menopause, sleep apnea, some strokes, Read more...
Hormone imbalance. 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 . Read more...

What causes fatigue, night sweats, chest pain, red painful wrinkled toes, vitamin D deficiency and leukocytes in urine?

Concerning. Your symptoms are concerning for a number of possible illnesses, and definitely needs to be worked up urgently. I would be most concerned for a possible malignancy, or other chronic inflammatory syndrome. Unfortunately, your multiple symptoms make it impossible, to give a specific diagnosis. However these symptoms are serious, and should be Evaluated and worked up as soon as possible. Read more...
Too wide. Oh man, these symptoms are too wide. Night sweat is very common in Anxiety disorder although any kind of chronic infection and inflammation, blood cancer could do it, I'm not too sure what painful wrinkled toe is. Leukocyte in urine could be a sing of urine infection or inflammation of urinary tract, Low vit D is due to lack of sun exposure and it's very common. Read more...