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Can Thyroid Problems Cause Hot Flashes
Don't have thyroid problem blood work normal, have hot flashes, skipping periods, increase in thrush, and uti, I'm 38 is this perimenopause?
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
Hi! I'm 23 and have been experiencing hot flashes, and needles/ prickly feeling on both sides of my neck. Can melatonin be the cause of this?
Neck: Unlikely but you must see your primary doctor as soon as you can. Please let me know what develops. ...Read more
Can neck surgury cause a female to have hot flashes every 10 min? My wife had neck surgury about a year ago on a disk. She started having hot flashes soon after. Can something that the doctor did cause her to have the hot flashes?
I: I am not aware of a relation between neck surgery and hot flashes. She should have a complete evaluation by her primary care doctor and gynecologist as hot flashes every 10 minutes are abnormal. Please be sure that her blood pressure is normal. Her doctor may need to perform additional tests to verify a diagnosis. ...Read more
I have hot flashes around my neck and head. I'd like to know whether these could be linked to an artery problem. My heart and blood tests are normal?
Check other organs: Hot flashes and elevated liver enzymes can sometimes happen with autoimmune thyroiditis but this will be a sort of an atypical finding. Best if you talk with your pcp regarding possible need for referral to a rheumatologist, if he or she suspect an underlying rheumatological disease such as lupus or other type of connective tissue disease. Excess weight (if present) can cause high liver enzymes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had three quarters of my thyroid removed a month ago. I am having hot flashes, freezing, severe anxiety... Is it from surgery?
Thyroid: Could be related to the surgery but could be something else. Start with a visit to your primary doctor. ...Read more
Hot all the time. Not hot flashes. Like this for years. Thyroid tested. Almost sweating while others comfortable. Is there a pill to help with this?
Thyroid: Maybe but first we need to find the cause. Happy to do 2nd opinion to help. ...Read more
Hot all the time. Not hot flashes. Like this for years. Thyroid tested was negative. Almost sweating while others comfortable. Is there a pill to take?
I'm 30 and have been developing symptoms that make me think I'm experiencing premature menopause or a thyroid complication. Hot flashes (since around age 23 or 24) acne far worse than as a teen (since late 20's) quite a bit of facial hair growth (since la
Thirty: Thirty would be extremely young fo rmenopause. I am glad that you have had testing performed by your physician and endocrinologist. It may be helpful to keep a log of your symptoms and review them with your physician or specialist in the future so that they are aware of all of your symptoms. ...Read more
I have hot flashes for 3 weeks (starting from week 4 after deliver baby). My thyroid/hemoglobin is fine, stopped breastfeeding recently. What can caus?
Nursing: Estrogen levels drop while you are nursing (that's why the vagina is very dry in a nursing mother). Patients often experience the other symptoms of low estrogen, including hot flushes and night sweats. It may take several weeks for your body to 'bounce back' after you stop nursing. Give it a few more weeks. If no improvement, see your healthcare provider. ...Read more
My thyroid level increased from. 92 to 1.2 now 1.63 over 3 year period. Had 1cm thyroid nodules a year ago biopsied no result. Hot flashes related?
23 yof with hot flashes, osteopenia, thinning hair and now ovarian cyst... Thyroid is fine... Any ideas? Not on bc
Several issues: There are several areas that should be explored with your doctor. First, get evaluated for a hormonal imbalance. With thinning hair and an ovarian cyst, the diagnosis of pcos is possible. The osteopenia is concerning because of your age but can be caused by some sort of nutritional deficiency, such as vitamin d deficiency or celiac disease (causing difficulty with absorption of vitamins). ...Read more
Severe back, shoulder, neck pain, migraines, hot flashes, dizziness, nausea? I don't know what is wrong with me.
Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been having hot flashes, fever and my neck has been feeling tight and swollen and so are my lymph nodes in my neck, what could this be?
Many possibilities: To get this resolved without making guesses over the internet you must be examined and a full history obtained. Go and see your local pcp. ...Read more
I'm 21. I have after period symptoms and lately ive been experiencing what I call hot flashes where my cheeks and neck get really red and overheat???
Facial flushing: Facial flushing has a very long list of causes. If it resolves on its own it is not usually anything serious. Some women get some flushing associated with their menstrual cycle as as form of PMS. This can be controlled by using birth control. This can balance out the hormonal changes. ...Read more
Daily face/neck/upper chest flushing & hot flashes for 1yr. 3-4 nights sweats/week for 3 months. No diarrhea or wheezing. Carcinoid syndrome likely?
22 5'8 148 lbs 3 1/2 months postpartum I keep having numbing tingling sensation in left arm radiating to neck chest pain and hot flashes I breastfeed?
No worries: Congratulations on the baby Allison. Unfortunately they can reek havoc on your body. I would recommend you start with the basic moist heat, massage & lymphatic drainage of that left arm. Carpal Tunnel syndrome is a distinct possibility. Try a cock up splint. You may need an MRI of your C-Spine if not improving. I wouldn't worry about the vasomotor symptoms. They will resolve with time. Common! ...Read more
I have a temperature of 38c, throat is really painful to swallow, painful sides of neck, body all tender, hot flashes & chills? Thanks
Need a physician: While this may just be an upper respiratory infection the possibility of strep throat certainly exists. You need to see a physician because strep throat can lead to many other things. In the meantime take acetaminophen, or ibuprofen, Drink lots of liquids and stay comfortable. ...Read more
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