When to see a doctor

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Call 911 or get emergency medical help

Seek immediate medical attention if your heavy sweating is accompanied by:

  • Chills
  • Lightheadedness
  • Chest pain
  • Nausea
  • A body temperature of 104 F (40 C) or higher

Schedule a doctor's visit

Contact your doctor if you experience any of the following:

  • You suddenly begin to sweat more than usual.
  • Sweating disrupts your daily routine.
  • You experience night sweats for no apparent reason.
Aug. 14, 2015