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Having night sweats, stiff neck, sore throat, blocked nose and feeling hot. Worried for cancer

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Hi im 32 yrs old i have been wakeing at night around 3 and finding it hard to go back to sleep i feel very hot and a bit sweaty , i also have slight sore throat and stiff neck and slight blicked nose and wake with a head ache too most morns i just feel unwell nausea bit light headed sometimes i have a history of annixity too im freaking out yhat i have cancer cause of the sweating pkease help
Posted Mon, 22 Apr 2013 in Cancer
Answered by Dr. Luchuo Engelbert Bain 4 hours later
Hi and thanks for the query,
Night sweats and feeling hot (fever) deserve a keen evaluation. Infectious causes and also tumoral causes should be evaluated. Diseases like Tuberculosis other virus should be evaluated.
Its very necessary to exclude tumours. A complete physical evaluation, chest X XXXXXXX complete blood count and markers of inflammation are very necessary to exclude the possibility of a cancer. Lymphomas commonly have such presentations.
I would suggest you consult your internist for a proper evaluation. An early and appropriate diagnosis improves treatment outcomes.
Its not certain that it must be a cancer or tumour. It could be infections easily managed with antibiotics. I humbly consult our doctor for exact diagnosis.
wishing you good health.
Best regards,
Luchuo, MD.
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