Diagnosing night sweats.

  title={Diagnosing night sweats.},
  author={Anthon J Viera and Michael M Bond and Scott W Yates},
  journal={American family physician},
  volume={67 5},
Night sweats are a common outpatient complaint, yet literature on the subject is scarce. Tuberculosis and lymphoma are diseases in which night sweats are a dominant symptom, but these are infrequently found to be the cause of night sweats in modern practice. While these diseases remain important diagnostic considerations in patients with night sweats, other diagnoses to consider include human immunodeficiency virus, gastroesophageal reflux disease, obstructive sleep apnea, hyperthyroidism… CONTINUE READING