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Night sweats are severe hot flashes that occur at night and result in a drenching sweat. In order to distinguish night sweats that arise from medical causes from those that occur because one's surroundings are too warm, doctors generally refer to true night sweats as severe hot flashes occurring at night that can drench sleepwear and sheets, which are not related to an overheated environment. Some of the causes of night sweats in women is menopause. Night sweats in men may be caused by low testosterone or low-T. Other causes of night sweats in people are infections like TB, endocarditis, diverticulitis, appendicitis, and AIDS/HIV; cancers, medications, like antidepressants, aspirin, acetaminophen, sildenafil (Viagra), and prednisone; hormonal disorders, and neurological disorders like stroke.

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  • Men, Night Sweats
  • Night Sweats in Children
  • Night Sweats in Men
  • Night Sweats in Women
  • Sweating At Night
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