night sweats

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Infections which characteristically produce night sweats include:

  • tuberculosis
  • brucellosis
  • typhus
  • enteric fevers - typhoid and paratyphoid
  • infective endocarditis

Other causes include:

  • thyrotoxicosis
  • Hodgkins disease
  • oat cell carcinoma of lung
  • mesothelioma

Last reviewed 01/2018