health conditions


Question by  wpierre (70)

Is it common to have excessive sweating when you have a cold?


Answer by  linsm (898)

No. The cause of excessive sweating could be due to the fact that a more serious condition is present such as pneumonia, upper respiratory infection which requires medical attentioon.


Answer by  Redav (231)

Yes, you can have excessive sweating as a consecuence of lowering fever by using drugs or at final of cold because it is a mechanism to normalize your temperature.


Answer by  monkeyz (3150)

The cause of sweating when you have a cold could be a side effect or it could be the result of breaking fevers. It is pretty normal, if not common.


Answer by  Mally (27)

Yes. Your body temperature is rising when you have a cold, so the sweating is expected. Night sweats and cold sweats are very common with fevers associated with colds.


Answer by  sapphire51 (1048)

Perspiring is associated with a cold if fever is involved. But to perspire excessively, may be due to an underlying cause that you may not be aware of. You should consult your doctor to find out if you have other medical conditions that a cold can make worse, for safety.


Answer by  YellowCup (1650)

A cold is a virus and the virus can cause sweating, especially if a fever is present. When a fever breaks it is very common to sweat while it does so.


Answer by  Purple (948)

Many times I have sweated with a cold when I have a fever or an infection it seems or it can be virus related.

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