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Posted by: Sherry | 2009/07/20

night sweats

For the past couple weeks I have been sweating profusely at night. I wake particularly with my nightie been quite wet in the chest area. My hair at the back is wet , even my pillow becomes quite drenched on occasion.

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Dear Sherry
Night sweats can be a sign of menopause, infections like TB, or kidney infection and certain blood diseases. Please see your doctor for a full examination and blood tests if needed
Dr Bets

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