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What are the causes of night sweats in women, men, and children?
There are many different causes of night sweats. To
determine what is causing night sweats in a particular patient, a doctor must
obtain a detailed medical history and order tests to decide if an underlying
medical condition is
responsible for the night sweats.
Although many people associate menopause with night sweats, this is only one cause of night sweats in women. Many other conditions can cause night sweats in men, women, or children.
The following are some of the known conditions that can cause night sweats.