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What causes night sweats?
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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Clinical Lipidology
3 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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Dr. Steven Ferguson
General Practice
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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. Vasudev Ananthram
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
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