Excessive Sweating, Night Sweats And Pain Or Discomfort

Reviewed on 8/10/2022

Excessive sweating can follow vigorous physical activity or may be related to a condition known as hyperhidrosis. Night sweats can also accompany infections, inflammation, or changing hormonal levels. Because excessive sweating and night sweats can be related to a variety of medical conditions, it is important to describe all your symptoms to your doctor to determine the cause.

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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