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Night Sweats

Night sweats or excess sweating at night while sleeping is a common symptom and can result from various health conditions. The common causes in women include menopause, perimenopause, and hormonal therapy. And the general causes include hypotension, neurological problems, infections, and cancer.

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I am experiencing hot flashes and night sweats. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 50-year-old woman experiencing hot flashes and night sweats. I have also noticed some concerning weight loss. Are these related? Can you suggest any remedies or treatments to help with these hot flashes? I am looking for relief as they are affecting my daily life. Please help.Th...  Read Full »

Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. This stage is seen when your hormone levels reduce and so the symptoms start appearing like hot flushes, vaginal discharge, and heart problems. Apart from this, one may also have a low sexual drive. The chances of arthritis are also inc...  Read Full »

I raised my intake of Sertraline and have night sweats. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I started taking Sertraline 50 milligrams three weeks ago. After one week, I increased the dose to 100 milligrams. For the past week, I have been experiencing night sweats every night. A lot of other people also have it that I came across on forums. I also read that night sweats are a sig...  Read Full »

Dr. Arshad Hussain Shah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. There is nothing to worry about lymphoma as sweating is a known side effect of Sertraline. Lymphoma is associated with weight loss and usually with groin and armpit swelling or an increase in lymph node size at different parts of the body. S...  Read Full »

Two moles on leg that are non-itchy and non-painful with night sweats. Why is it so?

Query: Hello doctor,I have two moles on my left leg. I am kind of not feeling well. I feel hot and have night sweats.  Read Full »

Dr. Yeshwanth Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 1. Are they sudden in onset? 2. Any recent change in the color or increase in size? 3. Are they itchy and painful?   Read Full »

I have a persistent cough, fatigue, and other issues. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 45-year-old male. I smoke occasionally, and I am really scared about my health. I need your expertise to help me understand what is happening. I have been coughing persistently for a few weeks, and I cannot shake off this feeling of fatigue. I have also lost a few pounds. I swea...  Read Full »

Dr. Albana Greca

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am here to provide you with expert medical opinion. Persistent coughing, fatigue, unintended weight loss, and night sweats are symptoms that warrant medical attention. These symptoms can be associated with various conditions, including respiratory issues, infectio...  Read Full »

I sweat every night. Why so?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 35 year old with no heart problems, not taking any medications, no known inflammation, no abnormal body temperature, no allergies ever. Overnight, I only sleep 3 and a half hours maximum, and when I wake up my t-shirt is all wet like I was running a marathon. My eyes are red in th...  Read Full »

Dr. Vinay. S. Bhat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Increased sweating without any predisposing factors such as cardiac problems or any medication-overuse, but associated with eyed issues, can be a sign of increased thyroid gland activity known as hyperthyroidism. Associated symptoms include increased appetite, loss of ...  Read Full »

I have night sweats with hot and cold flashes, and thyroiditis. Why does it happen?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an ultrasound done to check my thyroid. These results are copied directly from the report. It was mentioned that the thyroid gland is larger than normal. The right lobe size is 17x18.8x52.1 mm, and the left lobe size is 13.1x19.2x52.3 mm. Isthmus thickness is normal and is 3 mm. Gla...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Your reports indicate thyroiditis, and there is no specific treatment other than monitoring you over time, such as every 3 to 6 months, where you must repeat your thyroid function test to ensure that you are not developing any abnormalitie...  Read Full »

I had oral sex and a burning sensation during urination. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a hand job three months ago, from a massage girl, after two days I started having burns during urine and fatigue, and night sweats and I took antibiotics for 45 days. I did have a test after 50 days after the incident of HIV rapid fourth-generation antigen or antibodies (negative). ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ravinder K. Sachdeva

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your test results are quite assuring for HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). Symptoms could be due to various reasons. Get a CBC (complete blood count), urine routine and culture sensitivity test, vitamin D3 levels, FBS (fasting blood sugar), and an FNA (fine needle ...  Read Full »

I am having night sweats and chills during periods. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My period typically lasts for 6-7 days and comes on time according to my period calculation for the past two years. It starts out with two to three days of somewhat heavy period then the rest of it is light spotting with no pain throughout the entire period. Maybe the first day might h...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Chills and night sweats are actually unusual symptoms of PMS (premenstrual syndrome). They have been seen in some women who experience a sudden progesterone withdrawal as compared to a gradual one, leading to heavier first two days of menses possibly with clots. Some...  Read Full »

My wife had fevers, night sweats, and trouble regulating her body temperature. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am writing about my wife. She is a 34-year-old female. Roughly about six weeks ago, she started feeling terrible. She had a run down, fevers, night sweats, and trouble regulating her body temperature. However, she had no flu-like symptoms. She went to the doctor, who ran blood work s...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello,Welcome to understand your concern.I went through your post. Firstly, a single lymph node is very rarely lymphoma. The symptoms of lymphoma will not improve without treatment of lymphoma. So, the chances are very low. Secondly, ANA (antinuclear antibody) positive is seen in 10 % ...  Read Full »

Please suggest a cure for breathlessness while sleeping.

Query: Hello doctor,My nephew 16 years old is getting breathlessness for 10 to 15 seconds while sleeping for the last 20 days. Our doctor prescribed a course of antibiotics and it is finished. The problem is still the same. Our house is located just beside a busy and dusty road. Please help and give your v...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concerns. From what you mentioned, most likely your nephew has sleep terror disorder in which he experiences attacks of racing heart eats, rapid breathing, and may be sweating. It is important that he has no memory of it and he is difficult to be a...  Read Full »

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