|Night Sweats: One Resolution That Worked
Dec 12, 2000
I've noticed a few questions about night sweats when everything else is relatively healthy and stable. I developed consistent night sweats without fevers when my VL went undectectable, CD4's rose, and all other tests showed no problems. EXCEPT for very low testosterone levels. After consulting with my doctor (a must for any new development or problem)and found no reasonable explanation, we doubled my Androgel applications and the night sweats went away after two days. Yeah. The answer may not be the same for everyone, but it could be something as simple as a hormonal imbalance. Because I never see testosterone tests recommended to anyone experience unexplained night sweats, I thought I'd bring this to your attention. Have any of you explored this with your patients? Thank you for your dedication and all your hard work!!!
Response from Dr. Boyle
Thanks for the comments. While night sweats can have many causes, one may be hormonal problems. Some of my patients have had the same experience you had, although not quite as dramatic. Good Luck. BB
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.
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