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A 62-year-old female asked:

Why do i get short hot sweats lasting for max 5 minutes at the age of 62? this can happen at anytime of the day or night

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Menopause?: Sounds like the hot flashes associated with the hormonal changes of menopause. If these persist or get worse or are accompanied by other symptoms, suggested you see a primary care doctor.

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Last updated Jan 7, 2013

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