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   Posted 8/16/2007 8:45 AM (GMT -6)   
In the past year, I've awakened in a sweat.  Anyone else have this problem with their Crohn's?  It's either my body rejecting whatever food I've eaten or I'm in the beginning stages of menopause (I'm 45).

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   Posted 8/16/2007 10:14 AM (GMT -6)   
i have night sweats too, I am a 41 yo female (not showing any other signs of menopause-except hair falling out and I'm blaming that on the azasan). I know the prednisone does it to me (tapering now at 7 mg/day).
Dx'd 5/07, pred, asacol, azasan
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   Posted 8/16/2007 10:48 AM (GMT -6)   
I am a 41 year old male and most nights wake up in pools of sweat cant sleep under any covers

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   Posted 8/16/2007 11:17 AM (GMT -6)   
I have night sweats badly when on Pred also more recently when cutting down on my pain meds too.
Dx with Crohn's 1987, symptoms as early as 1984.
Temp iliostomy February 2007, reversed June 2007, Ovarian cysts, migraines, allergies (incl food allergies) , oral allergy syndrome (diff than true food allergies), Asthma, Gall Bladder removed 1999, Inguenal hernia 1987

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   Posted 8/16/2007 11:23 AM (GMT -6)   
At the moment I'm having sweats both day & night, but I'm on pred, the weather is over 100, and also have low grade fever.
Oh well, such is life!!!

Too many years with CD
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   Posted 8/16/2007 4:48 PM (GMT -6)   
ok so I am normal.  I just started Pred. for the first time.  And night sweats like crazy plus during the day I just break out with sweats all day long. i was wondering if it was menopause, But it could be the pred. just glad its not just

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   Posted 8/16/2007 4:56 PM (GMT -6)   
i have had night drenchings for years. i keep a bath towel and a small towel next to the bed.

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   Posted 8/16/2007 5:24 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Karin Cain't begin to tell you how much I am wishing they would go away I am in menapause too and have the night sweats and sweating during the day at times. I don't know how people have dealt with this for years .Praying it will stop some day. I do get more with the pred. but have to cope in order to keep things working better. Does anyone ever stop having them is what I would like to know. I keep waking up and it sure don't smell like it used to feeling glad I sleep alone . lol gail

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   Posted 8/16/2007 6:14 PM (GMT -6)   
I've had night sweats nearly every night for the past two years.  I wake up drenched and have to change pajamas.  Even if I just sleep in a tank top and shorts and only cover up with a sheet I still sweat puddles.  I keep a big fluffy bath towel between the matress and the sheets to absorb all of the sweat.  In the mornings when I wake up I feel exhausted and not well rested. 

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   Posted 8/16/2007 6:37 PM (GMT -6)   
I found out I had Cd about 3 months ago, and boy have I been on alot of meds. I get night and day sweats . I told my Dr. I feel like I am stuck between Menopause and Puberty.

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   Posted 8/16/2007 9:04 PM (GMT -6)   
I have sweats both night and day. Hard to know what they are related too -- I've been in menapause for 8 years. Very frustrating.

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   Posted 8/16/2007 9:39 PM (GMT -6)   
I have had more arguments with my s/o this summer over air conditioning. He likes it warmer and I have to have it cooler or I break out in sweats. I just weaned off of pred, so we are getting along sl. better. I am not in menopause, I had a hysterectomy 28 years ago.
Diagnosed at age 19 with CD.
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   Posted 8/16/2007 9:52 PM (GMT -6)   
First off welcome to the forum,we are glade to have you.When I first got sick I had terreble night sweats.I still have them but not as offten.there are alot of us that deal with this.I hope that sweats get better.

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   Posted 8/18/2007 7:42 PM (GMT -6)   
My experience is that it can be just part of the disease process, with or without prednisone, with or without fevers.   
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