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Are hot flashes a common symptom in pregnancy?

Are hot flashes a common symptom in pregnancy?

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. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can hot flashes be a symptom of pregnancy like while sleeping ?

Night sweats: It's true that circumoral fluctuations of pregnancy and the postpartum state can lead to hot flashes , but if you're having regular periods and protected sex , that is more likely that you're experiencing night sweats which have multiple causes. I would bring this up with your general doctor as soon as you can because it may be a problem but it may be treatable. ...Read more

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Can hot flashes be a sign of pregnancy?

Can hot flashes be a sign of pregnancy?

Not typical sign : Symptoms felt by a woman who is pregnant include things her partner might not be able to perceive. Signs are things he might be able to see. Symptoms of early pregnancy include breast tenderness, drowsiness, nausea. Signs of early pregnancy include breast swelling, slight physical changes around the nipple and cervix, sometimes vomiting. She should contact primary provider if hot flashes or fever. ...Read more

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I been having headaches and hot flashes for about 3 days... My friend told me it could be a sign of pregnancy. Is this true? What else could this mean

I been having headaches and hot flashes for about 3 days... My friend told me it could be a sign of pregnancy. Is this true? What else could this mean

Friendly advice: Pregnancy, in its' latter stages, can cause headaches and hot flashes, but I am sure that a simple pregnancy test can more accurately diagnose pregnancy then even my "friendly advice". ...Read more

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My tubes got tied a little over 5 months ago. No period for 3 months, I get hot flashes at work. Few pregnancy symptoms, but took a urin pregnancy test and came back neg. What could it be.?

My tubes got tied a little over 5 months ago.  No period for 3 months, I get hot flashes at work. Few pregnancy symptoms, but took a urin pregnancy test and came back neg. What could it be.?

Maybe perimenopause: A tubal ligation will not affect your natural cycle, and it is possible that this is your pattern for this point in life. You did not state your age or if you were on another form of birth control before the tubal; this information would be important. You should see your gynecologist for evaluation and bloodwork to see if there is another cause for the skipped periods and other symptoms. ...Read more

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Is night sweats and hot flashes early pregnancy symptoms? Possibly before missed period

Is night sweats and hot flashes early pregnancy symptoms? Possibly before missed period

Not usually: Fever, if that is what is preceding your night sweats, is not a symptom of pregnancy, and if it persists would definitely go and see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Are hot flashes, dry mouth, fatigue, gas, slight mood swings and some mild cramping a sign of early pregnancy?

 Are hot flashes, dry mouth, fatigue, gas, slight mood swings and some mild cramping a sign of early pregnancy?

Pregnancy: if you miss your period then check a pregnancy test, home tests are accurate. If your period starts then you are not pregnant. Even then if you are concerned about pregnancy you can always check a test. There are no set signs of pregnancy, everything could be a sign of pregnancy or PMS. ...Read more

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What causes hot flashes in pregnancy?

What causes hot flashes in pregnancy?

Circulation: The hot flashes you may be experiencing while pregnant are not the same as those experienced by women in menopause. Menopausal hot flashes are due to lack of estrogen. Pregnancy is a high estrogen state. Most likely the hot flashes in pregnancy are due to changes in your circulation and increased heat generated by the baby. ...Read more

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Dr. James Eaker
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Hot Flashes (Definition)

Hot flashes are feelings of warmth that are most intense in the head, neck, and chest areas. They can result in extreme perspiration, which can lead to chills. Hot flashes are generally linked to menopause but might also be a result ...Read more