Diabetes

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Posted by: Tersia | 2012/05/07

Q.

Excessive sweating

My husband is 64 years old and has been a diebetic for the past 20 years (diabetic 2) he takes medication for diabetic as well as high blood pressure and cholesterol. He is sweating excessively for the past 2 weeks and not just when he sleeps daytime as well-what could the cause be for this?

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Diabetes expert

Hi Tersia
The excessive sweating is of concern, and possible causes include infections, hormonal causes(like overactive thyoid), and sometimes benign and non-benign conditions. He should see a doctor soon to have the pre-mentioned causes looked for.

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Posted by: Diabetes Expert | 2012/05/10

Hi Tersia
The excessive sweating is of concern, and possible causes include infections, hormonal causes(like overactive thyoid), and sometimes benign and non-benign conditions. He should see a doctor soon to have the pre-mentioned causes looked for.

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