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#1 jessa

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 08:39 PM

So it only happens once every couple months and it lasts for a few days and I have no idea why it happens. . It's miserable though! There really weird thing is the sweating is only on one side and it is above the level of injury, usually if it is below the level of injury it could be autonomic dysreflexia, but I don't know about this.

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 11:26 PM

At our higher level of injury we're prone to constipation.

Just one thought.

And, if I haven't properly welcomed you to the forum, obviously I should have before I wrote the word, "constipation."
So, consider this one of my off days.
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#3 wheeliebear75

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Posted 01 June 2012 - 11:48 PM

A welcome from me too. :cheers:
But I mentioned it BEFORE the :shitfan: :hammer: LOL

(Just givin Q a hard time :tease: )


I'm a MUCH lower injury level than you but I can't sweat for :poo: below L2 (where my neurological problems start). And you ruled out small UTI's?
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Posted 02 June 2012 - 01:23 AM

We are the same level and the "clamies" can drive you crazy. I just went through 2 days of them only while sitting. It happened to be a toenail issue. Some times it's related to bladder not draining enough. Other times, it's a pressure point warning me it's time to do a weight shift. I had them in bed while on my back (not when on my side) that lasted a few days. I think it was a pulled muscle but not 100% sure. Summer time they are tolerable but during the winter...OMG! It turns into a guessing game!


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Posted 02 June 2012 - 01:30 AM

Pulled muscle, that's a good one! That could be it because it doesn't seem to be anything else.. And they will drive you crazy!! I always get mine while I'm in bed on my back. . And thank you!! :-)

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 05:08 AM

Do they go away when you roll over on your side? Mine did. My problem was the muscle in my thigh. It took a few days of stretching it out for the sweats to go away. I was just sweaty enough to be uncomfortable....yucky feeling!!! Remember to drink extra fluids to stay hydrated!

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Posted 03 June 2012 - 12:20 AM

yeah they do go away when I'm on my side. Just enough to feel yucky, yup! If I put the head of my bed up in helps a little too. .

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Posted 03 June 2012 - 12:43 AM

Hi & welcome jessa,

you say it only happens once every couple months and it lasts for a few days...If it's a regular reoccurring issue, it sounds like your menstrual cycle to me.

"Feel the fear, & do it anyway"


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Posted 03 June 2012 - 12:54 AM

No, I thought that at first too. . But then it would have been every month. One time it was three weeks apart then it could be three months apart so I'm not sure. . .

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Posted 03 June 2012 - 01:27 AM

I wouldn't rule it out though jessa...Keep a journal, logging in when sweats start, stop, & anything else that might be a cause for sweating (eg Uti) maybe you'll see a pattern, maybe you won't. If you don't, oxybutynin (used to relieve urinary and bladder difficulties) keeps the sweats away.

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Posted 09 June 2012 - 05:53 AM

ditropan...was my wonder drug...i used to have severe sweat problems it took my sweating away...
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Posted 14 August 2012 - 04:03 PM

ditropan...was my wonder drug...i used to have severe sweat problems it took my sweating away...


Do you still use ditropan?

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Posted 04 May 2013 - 11:06 AM

I have sweating by only right side , Especially when I sit in a wheelchair or when you defecate or when confined urine slightly

Note: I have a skin ulceration in the rear since 10 months and at the same time I started sweating on the one hand and one "right"

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 06:33 PM

I get severe sweats that last bout a week every couple of months, i honestly think its part of spinal cord injuries

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 12:00 PM

Oxybutynin worked for my cold sweats,I had them every night in till I was subscribed those little blue pills.they where a god sent for me.but every break is difrent good luck

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Posted 25 November 2013 - 08:07 PM

I believe the cold sweats are caused by pain.  Most commonly it's badder and bowel pain, I think, but any strong pain can do it.  Like sitting for waaaay to long.  Back in the day I'd fall asleep on the toilet from time to time and that would cause major cold sweats.

 

For me the bladder pain is caused by it being too full or because I'm passing a stone.  Spinal cord injuries are prone to more stones.  There's also intestinal pain that, for me, is because I've eaten too much.  More commonly I get it because I only get 80 to 90% of the stool out during my bowel program.  Not a big deal but it accumulates so, once in a while, I have to have two movements in the same day.  If I'm constipated for more than a couple days I get cold sweats too.  Trapped gas does the same thing ... pain = cold sweats.

 

Another thing I've had is when my kidney's are over worked or under stress.  Again, my bladder being too full can do this.  Drinking too much water/fuids can it too, but that one's harder to do.




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