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are hot flashes a common symptom in pregnancy?

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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
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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Dr. Bruce Pierce
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, its possible: This is fairly common.
Answered on May 16, 2015

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