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Old 12-08-2009, 02:36 PM   #1
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what could this be.

Not sure where to put put this!

19yr old female, for 8 months or more has had severe night sweating waking up soaked. Feeling hot all the time. Weak a lot of the time and sleeps a lot.
She goes shopping for a couple of hours and has to come home and sleep.
Wheezing more and more and shortness of breath. ( Asthamatic since aged8) What can this all mean as there is no way she can lead a normal life like this.

 
Old 12-08-2009, 08:52 PM   #2
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Re: what could this be.

have her take her temperature in the middle of the night when she wakes up soaked. Does she have a fever at night?

 
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Re: what could this be.

Might be side effects if she's taking corticosteroids for her asthma or a problem with her thyroid like hyperthyroidism, they both have similar symptoms - heat intolerance, sweating (esp soaking night sweats), weakness, fatigue - also increased appetite (weight loss in hyper, weight gain with steroids), difficulty concentrating, "hot flash" easy flushing/blushing, etc.

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