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Profuse sweating

Profuse sweating: Introduction

Profuse sweating: Profuse sweating is perspiration that is excessively heavy. See detailed information below for a list of 19 causes of Profuse sweating, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Profuse sweating:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Profuse sweating. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Profuse sweating:

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Profuse sweating: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Profuse sweating, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Profuse sweating Treatments

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Stories from Users for Profuse sweating

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Drug interactions causing Profuse sweating:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Profuse sweating as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Profuse sweating: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Profuse sweating may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Profuse sweating

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Profuse sweating: Deaths

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Detailed list of causes of Profuse sweating

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How Common are these Causes of Profuse sweating?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Profuse sweating. Of the 19 causes of Profuse sweating that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 18 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Profuse sweating:

The following list of conditions have 'Profuse sweating' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Profuse sweating Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Profuse sweating based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Profuse sweating:

    Medical Conditions associated with Profuse sweating:

    Sweat symptoms (1699 causes), Excessive sweating (100 causes), Sweating (831 causes), Sweating symptoms (1699 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

    Symptoms related to Profuse sweating:

    Sweating symptoms (1699 causes), Excessive symptoms, Heatstroke (10 causes), Autonomic hyperreflexia (11 causes), Heart failure (274 causes), Stress, Fever (2274 causes), Exposure to high temperatures, Thyrotoxicosis (28 causes), Drug withdrawal due to maternal addiction, Antihistamines, Haloperidol

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