Night Sweats Topic Guide
Night Sweats: Night sweats refer to excess sweating occurring during the night. Causes include menopause, infections, cancers, medications, hypoglycemia, and hormone disorders. Depending on the cause, in addition to sweating at night, symptoms may include flushing, fever, or chills. Treatment depends on the underlying cause.
Fever (in Adults) A fever is a body temperature of 100.4 F or greater. A fever may be caused by a virus, bacteria, fungus, blood clot, tumor, drug, or the environment. Treatment of fever in adults usually involves ibuprofen, acetaminophen, or aspirin.