Diarrhea And Excessive Sweating

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Diarrhea along with fever or chills that lasts for a short time can be caused by a number of things, including most commonly a stomach virus (sometimes called stomach flu) or food poisoning. Certain chronic gastrointestinal diseases such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis can cause diarrhea with fever that lasts longer and can be more serious. If you have been having diarrhea for some time and also have been sweating but have no fever, your thyroid might be to blame. Always check with your doctor if you have diarrhea for more than a couple of days, if it is very severe, if you have belly pain or high fever, if you feel you might be dehydrated, or if your stool is black, maroon or bloody.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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