- heavy sweating during sleep, especially as a symptom of certain diseases, as tuberculosis.
Origin of night sweats
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Historical Examples of night sweats
Her somnambulic situation alternated with fever, hemorrhage, and night-sweats.Summer on the Lakes, in 1843
The exceedingly debilitating effect of night-sweats is well known.
At the same time the night-sweats left off, and the patients improved in appearance and gained in weight.
With the exception of afternoon fever and night-sweats the patient may feel very comfortable.