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What is the cause of profuse sweating?

My mother is 77 years old and is constantly breaking out in a sweat just in the last few days, she has been losing weight not a lot of weight but a little each time she goes to her doctor every two months, 2-4 pounds. what could be causing these sweats?
Thu, 6 Nov 2014
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Excessive sweating could be due to low sugars, Low Blood pressure or abnormalities in heart or brain .

She needs evaluation for these problems .

I advise you to get her Fasting blood sugars, EKG, 2D ECHO, and revert back with reports.

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