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Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

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


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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?

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

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I get hot flashes and I have elevated live enzymes but my thyroid is fine?

I get hot flashes and I have elevated live enzymes but my thyroid is fine?

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 more

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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?

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?

Hormone evaluation: There is a not a quick easy answer that we can offer. Heat intolerance can be addressed by a primary care doctor or an endocrinologist. Your obgyn can check your FSH and LH to determine if the ovaries are functioning normally. ...Read more

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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

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

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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?

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

Dr. Ron 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


Dr. Louis Gallia
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more