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Excessive Sweating

When you sweat more than what is reasonable depending on the climate and your level of activity, it is called excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis. It can be embarrassing and can disrupt your daily activities.

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Why do I feel ill and sleepy at daytime after taking Veniz XR?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22-year-old male. I have a problem. When I sleep at daytime, I feel ill and sweaty the whole day. When I am not sleeping, I feel better. I want to know about this problem. I am taking Veniz XR for the past six years. Does it cause any side effect? How can I wean off this antidepre...  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Udey

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, excessive sweating can be caused due to Veniz XR (Venlafaxine). Sweating is the most common side effect of Veniz XR. Daytime sleepiness itself is a separate side effect. Veniz XR causes drowsiness and excessive yawning. As you have been taking Veniz XR for the past s...  Read Full »

My husband has shivering and profuse sweating at night. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My husband was in a below-freezing weather all weekend, day and night, for military training. Nine of the men he was with went to the hospital for various cold weather injuries. Since coming home, he has been suffering from what seems like a cold in the daytime, but at night, he has extr...  Read Full »

Dr. Jeremy David O' Kennedy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to What you are describing sounds like the starting stages of a respiratory tract infection (RTI). Viral respiratory tract infections, especially influenza, are more common during colder periods of the year and have a high incidence in military settings. Virus or bacterial o...  Read Full »

I have sores between testicles and anal area. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been working for about 10 hours a day in the sun for the past three days. When I work long days and keep walking, I get sores, rashes and irritation between my testicles and anal area. It is happening more frequently than it has in the past. They typically go away in about two to t...  Read Full »

Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This appears to be a case of intertrigo, a kind of dermatitis or inflammatory condition of skin folds. It usually get induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. It may be secondarily infected by candida and streptococcu...  Read Full »

I experience excess sweating with muscle and bone pain after stopping thyroid tablets. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 23-year-old. I am a hypothyroid patient since I was 5 years old. I was taking medication till I was 17 years old. Then I could not continue with my medications and I stopped it for the last five years. One day suddenly I began to feel faint always. Even, while I was sleeping some...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read through your query in detail. Please find my observations below. If you have a history of hypothyroidism and have not taken medicine for five years, then it is important to review your thyroid function tests again. It is possible that you have again become h...  Read Full »

Can taking Eutirox cause increased sweating?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23 years old, male, I have had thyroid issues since a young child, after a few years they concluded it was thyroiditis. Currently I take Eutirox 75 mg and have for about a year, before that I took 50 mg. Ever since 6-8 months (I am not sure about the timeframe) I have had issues ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are sweating due to the increased dose of Eutirox and that is perfectly normal and expected in a person with thyroiditis being treated with medication. This only means that you are being correctly treated with respect to your thyroid function. The few white hairs th...  Read Full »

I am suffering from sweating problem and due to this, flies are around me. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from a sweating problem. Due to this problem, flies are around me. I am so shamefully in place. I bath every day two times by soap, and I clean my private parts also. But I do not understand why to create this problem. Even if I do less work, like walking sweat problem ...  Read Full »

Dr. Payal Chauhan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Your problem can be due to excess sweat or a particular smell which comes in the sweat of some patients, which is known as bromhidrosis. You can use the following medicines to help you, 1. 5 % Benzoyl peroxide soap, leave the lather for 1...  Read Full »

What can be done for excessive sweating in feet of bromhidrosis patient?

Query: Hello doctor, I just wanted to ask I have a condition called bromhidrosis. I do not have excessive sweating but my feet tend to smell lot even when I have washed it and dried it off. I have foot odor and do not know the main cause of it. I have tried every product medically or non-medical ones but ...  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Excessive sweating is always associated with feet odor or it can be due to hormones and bacterial reaction. Obesity, diabetes, thyroid, etc., also will cause this. As you are overweight must check thyroid and diabetes. Sometimes, it is natural and not associated with an...  Read Full »

Why is there excessive sweating while eating in a diabetic patient?

Query: Hello doctor, Why am I sweating without a reason all the time especially when eating? Does that mean I need B12 as I already take pills but do not get any better? Will I get better or B12 is just to prevent from getting worse for the polyneuritis?  Read Full »

Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Sweating while eating is a phenomenon called gustatory sweating. It is a common symptom that occurs due to a neuronal trigger. It is very common in people with diabetes. With your medication listed, I can see that you are under treatment fo...  Read Full »

I have depigmentation under breast. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have depigmentation under my breast. I am taking tablet Amlodipine for blood pressure. Kindly help. Regards.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. I need some more information for the proper assessment. Are you diabetic? Do you have any history of fungal infection? Do you have excessive sweating? Do you have any history of atopy or allergies? Do you wear a tigh...  Read Full »

I am suffering from hair loss and hot scalp along with itching and sweating. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I experienced hair loss. Now my scalp gets hot, and it makes me hot. Sometimes I have severe itching and break out. Every time I go to sleep, I sweat a lot. Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I will explain everything about hair loss in points. 1. 100 to 150 hair fall every day is very normal. So should consider hair fall if the number of hair fall is more than this. 2. Generalized hair falls in females are mostly due to stress, poor sleep, poor nutrition ...  Read Full »

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