What Std Causes Sweating?

Clinically, the most common causes of sweating are:

1. Medications – Many medications can cause excessive sweating and/or heat intolerance (called hyperhidrosis). These include antihistamines such as hydroxyzine (Vistaril), Benadryl or Claritin; non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and naproxen sodium (Aleve); antidepressants such as citalopram or sertraline; antibiotics such as erythromycin and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole; chemotherapy agents such as cyclophosphamide; seizure medication valproic acid; steroids including prednisone, cortisone, dexamethasone and hydrocortisone. If you’re taking any of these medications for any period of time it is important that you discuss them with your doctor to ensure their safety. Additionally, certain psychiatric medicines may also be associated with excessive sweating – read more about this here. 2. Infections – This includes bacterial infections like impetigo contagiosa skin infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus bacteria on the skin , herpes simplex virus infection of the face , yeast infections from Candida albicans fungus in the body 3 . Tinea versicolor fungal infection 4 which causes flat patches on your skin 5 ; viral infections like molluscum contagiosa infectious

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