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Posted on Sat, 24 Dec 2016 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: hi i am a male 65. i am having night sweats now for about 4 weeks. What could be the cause. thanks
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Answered by Dr. Ivo Ditah 13 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Any other symptoms?

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Sorry to hear about this nights sweats. Would like to know if you have any other symptoms such as cough, weight loss, loss of appetite, excessive body weakness. Also, have you had any recent contact with someone who coughs or with similar symptoms? are there any other symptoms that you might want to report?

I need these responses to be able to establish a list of possible causes and guide you towards identifying solutions to this. I hope to hear from you at your earliest convenience.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Ivo Ditah 4 minutes later
12 weeks ago i had a complete shoulder replacement, i feel weak at times, but it comes and go.
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Answered by Dr. Ivo Ditah 30 hours later
Brief Answer:
What medications are you on?

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

With this new information, it might revolve around the surgery and the various drugs you are on. Can you please provide a list of all the medications you are on at this time?

Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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