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Arms and feet, sometimes whole body gets hot. Reason ?

Hi, I am 28 years old and about 5.5 feet tall. My palms and feet get so hot that I need get a wet towel or something or place that is just cold like a floor. I have had this problem ever since I was a little boy and now it is getting worse. in 2006 one cold night my whole body got very hot and could not sleep I sent half the night out side wrapped in a wet towel. I do drink alot of water but my it never is enough.
Your help would very much be appriciated.
Asked On : Sun, 7 Apr 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Sep 2013
Hello, since this disease is from your childhood. So pl mention about the tests ( as blood, thyroid etc) which you had gone through. With this brief history we can say only one thing that you might have hyperthyroidism. Since you feel very hot so perspiration is there hence a lot of water evaporates and you feel desire for water. Is there any nodules over throat area where thyroid situates. If some swelling is there pl note it and go through the test.Complete thyroid test are to be done as early as possible.Good luck.
Answered: Mon, 8 Apr 2013
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