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I have polycythemia vera. Can that cause extreme tiredness &

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I have polycythemia vera. Can that cause extreme tiredness & profuse sweating?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
This is Dr. David
yes polycythemia vera can cause sweating and extreme tiredness
but you should see your doctor for more testing to check your thyroid hormone levels
and to check for other issues such
you might need a CT scan of your body as well to check for other potential causes for profuse sweating
how long have you had this profuse sweating?
night sweats?
are you having weight loss?