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I am 63 year old...
I am 63 year old female.I have a head ache with nasea and dizzness,I have pain in the bones of my legs but no swelling it has not went away since yesterday.I also have pain in all my bones at times but no swelling.Last night I had night sweats for about
15 minutes and bone pain all over my body that lasted about 15 minutes.I am very concerned thta tis is bone cancer I hope you can help me
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Hello Marilyn,

Since majority of your symptoms are just from yesterday; the most likely cause of it is mild grade viral infection.

Pain in bones off and on which goes away also is not likely due to bone cancer. This can be due to low thyroid, osteoporosis, arthritis, fibromyalgia, etc.

You may get investigations as following:

Complete blood count (CBC)

Liver function tests

Thyroid function tests

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)

Serum electrolyte level measurement

Immunoglobulin M (IgM)/immunoglobulin G (IgG) coxsackievirus B titer

IgM/IgG human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) titer

IgM/IgG C pneumoniae titer

Autoimmune panel

Anemia panel.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I have had these sysmptons for one week
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
what is the reason for sudden night sweats?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
the night sweats only last about 15 minutes

The night sweats can occur due to;

1) Anxiety.

2) Viral or bacterial infection.

3) Hormonal issues.

Even symptoms of one week would not be indicative of anything serious or sinister.

Infection is the commonest cause for it.

It is privilege assisting you.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
thank-you

You are very welcome.

Wishing you a very speedy resolution of your symptoms.

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