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Suggest treatment for night sweats

I have been experiencing night sweats, and have felt like my body is steaming at times. I am 70 years old, and past menopause. I also stopped taking hormone replacement therapy within the past 6 months. What are some causes of these symptoms? What kinds of tests can I take to find out why I m having this condition?
Mon, 18 Mar 2019
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response

Night sweats may be due to infections like UTI or pneumonia or malaria. Andropause or hypothyroidism or tuberculosis or malignancy etc.

So get it done complete blood picture, hemoglobin status, ECG, thyroid profile and serum testosterone levels may useful.

Please consult your physician he will examine and treat you accordingly.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Dr Penchila Prasad Kandikattu , Internal Medicine Specialist
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