A 36-year-old member asked:
are hot flashes a common symptom in pregnancy?
2 doctor answers
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Traditional hot flashes are not all that common but certainly can occur. Overall feeling of "burning up" is very common in pregnancy. The developing fetus has a high metabolic rate and generates a lot of heat especially in the last few weeks.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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