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Old 05-11-2002, 12:44 PM   #1
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Medical advice needed

Local doctors unable to help
Problem: Excessive sweating
Thyroid O.k. TSH 1.9
Patient is a male, muscular, active, in the late sixties, with family.
All bloodworks normal, liver O.k.
All suggestions are appreciated
Thank You!!

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Old 05-12-2002, 04:17 PM   #2
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Re: Medical advice needed

I have that problem with my hands when I'm nervous. Doctor said there is nothing I can do about <IMG SRC="">


Old 05-13-2002, 06:01 AM   #3
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Re: Medical advice needed

Does he have heart problems? Is he diabetic?


Old 05-13-2002, 07:02 AM   #4
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Re: Medical advice needed

Excessive sweating and hands shaking are symptoms of Graves Disease. He probably needs to have an antibodies test. TSH doesn't seem right for Graves, but I think it fluctuates...

Old 05-13-2002, 04:35 PM   #5
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Re: Medical advice needed

Excessive sweating can be associated with pesticide/insecticides exposure, serotonin syndrome, electrolyte disbalance, brucellosis, tuberculosis, Hodgkin's disease, etc. Make a search on &lt;Hyperhidrosis&gt;, you will get a lot of information on excessive sweating.

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