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Night Sweats (cont.)

Night Sweats Prognosis

The prognosis or outlook for an individual will vary according to the underlying health status of the individual as well as the cause of the night sweats. Night sweats associated with the menopausal transition typically improve over time after menopause.

Medically reviewed by Rambod Rouhbakhsh, MD, MBA, FAAFP; American Board of Family Medicine

REFERENCE:

Mold, JW, Mathew, MK, Belgore, S, DeHaven, M. Prevalence of night sweats in primary care patients: an OKPRN and TAFP-Net collaborative study. J Fam Pract 2002; 51:452.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/9/2014

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