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Sweats after taking any hot drink. Is it normal ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 08-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:This is XXXXXXX
User:After taking any hot drink(Milk, Cofee, Tea), Iam getting sweat, Is it normal
User:I remember earlier this was not there
Doctor:Do you sweat a particular site or generalized sweating?
Doctor:And is it to a particular drink or any hot drink?
User:No any hot drink, even little bit after having lunch/dinner
User:I am getting sweat at head and upper part of the body.
Doctor:May I know your age AAAA?
Doctor:Do you have history of diabetes or kidney problems?
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Sweating after any food is referred to as "Gustatory Sweating".
User:Recently i went through all the medical check-ups every thing is fine.
Doctor:There are no enough studies available to tell you what is causing this sweating or
Doctor:the scientific explanation to this occurrence.
Doctor:However it has been noted that people who have uncontrolled blood sugars or kidney problem can have such issues.
Doctor:Rarely sympathetic over activity which can occur due to some neurological disturbance or thyroid problems can cause similar problems.
Doctor:I am happy to know that you have had a medical check up and I hope your blood sugars, serum creatinine, blood urea and thyroid profile was checked.
Doctor:If all these reports are normal, then you need not worry.
User:I havent checked tyriod, rest every thing is fine.
Doctor:But get these test done periodically once in a year to verify the results for optimum health.
Doctor:Please get your thyroid profile - TSH, T3 and T4 values too.
Doctor:Have you followed what I suggested?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:My wife has troid, we have taken TSH test only, what is T3,T4
Doctor:A complete thyroid profile consists of various test. TSH, T3 and T4 are test which are the basic in a general thyroid check up.
Doctor:We confirm/rule out thyroid problems majorly based on these tests.
Doctor:If your wife is known to have a thyroid problem,
Doctor:once the treatment is started, usually only TSH is used to asses the progress of treatment.
User:Ok.Thanks for the info doctor
Doctor:Hope it is clear to you.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:Thanks & Bye
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