Excessive Sweating, Guarding Or Favoring Joint, Involuntary Movements

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Sometimes a group of symptoms don't typically seem related. Many times, several things can be going on at the same time. In this case, excessive sweating can be caused by heat exposure, hot flashes, or an overactive thyroid—to name a few. Favoring a joint can point to an injury or arthritis. And involuntary movements can result from certain types of epilepsy, a reaction to certain medicines, or even Tourette's syndrome. Your doctor can help you sort this out.

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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