What leads to night sweats?

Patient : My wife is 24,5'5" and about 115 lbs with no known medical problems and is having night sweats constantly. what could cause this?
Doctor :   I can understand your concern.There are various cause of night sweats like infections ( TB, pneumonia etc), cancer, leuk emias, hormonal imabalance , premature menopause etc.I cannot accurately answer as to what is causing the same in your wife without knowing more about her health and symptoms. It may be best to consult her GP for a thorough physical examination along with a complete blood count and glucose testing. All the best.

Related Q&A

Q: My daughter was in a playroom an came into contact with dried blood which was not her own. Please answer the followin...

Q: I have stiffness in my scalp. Years ago I had several severe head trauma incidents with concussions. I have problems...

Q: I am a 19 year old female that has not had her first vaginal/pelvic exam yet. when do you suggest having one. I am go...

Q: I am a 56 yr old female who was on Imipramine 75 mg/daily for approx. 28 yrs. Doctor chose to switch me to Lexapro. ...

Q: I woke up this morning with a pain in my bladder that was dull. While working this morning it became very painful and...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews