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Is hot flashes common after rotar cuff surgery?

Is hot flashes common after rotar cuff surgery?

Unclear: Unclear how long ago you had surgery, did surgeon inject local anesthetic or did you have a nerve block. Hot flashes are very unusual, but can be caused by allergic reaction, fever, hormonal changes unrelated to surgery. Call your surgeon, he is in the best position to help. ...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


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What cause a woman to have hot flashes anf then get real cold?

What cause a woman to have hot flashes anf then get real cold?

Hormones: Thyroid problems can cause this. Perimenopause can cause this. Metabolic imbalances like prediabetes and diabetes can cause this. ...Read more

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Getting hot flashes cold flashes every three seconds diahrrea feeling put not going what's wrong?

Getting hot flashes cold flashes every three seconds diahrrea feeling put not going what's wrong?

See a doctor: From the info you have provided there is no way to even give a guess as to what may be going on. Need more info and an exam. Go and see your pcp. ...Read more

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I am 20 years and sometimes I feel really hot when I'm in cold places. Could it be hot flashes or am I too young for that?

I am 20 years and sometimes I feel really hot when I'm in cold places. Could it be hot flashes or am I too young for that?

Too young: If you are having regular periods then you are not at risk for hot flashes or early menopause. Sounds like you are having more of a vasodilation effect from the cold. This has more to do with your parasympathetic nervous system than hormones. Also consider getting your thyroid checked as that can cause temperature misregulation. See a doctor if persists or worsens or bothers you. ...Read more

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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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Are hot toddies bad for the common cold?

Are hot toddies bad for the common cold?

It can be bad: American lung association recommends avoiding treating cold with alcoholic beverages as it can cause dehydration. ...Read more

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What cause you to have hot flashes and then get real cold?

It depends: If you experienced menopause, this could be a " hot flash", which is happens due to decline in estrogen after stopping having periods. Hormonal replacement therapy could alleviate the symptoms, but talk to your doctor to have a good check-up before it, especially regarding risk factors fof heart disease and stroke. If you are pre-menopausal, your reaction could be " premature ovarian failure" ...Read more

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Is there a reason why I am having cold sweats/hot flashes at 19?

Is there a reason why I am having cold sweats/hot flashes at 19?

Don't know: About you specifically, but it definitely indicates a need for a full evaluation by your doctor. A benign cause is most likely, but infection and even tumors are possible. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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Lately I've been having hot flashes but its like I feel hot but I have cold chills and I feel kind of weak and restless. No temperature tho.

Lately I've been having hot flashes but its like I feel hot but I have cold chills and I feel kind of weak and restless. No temperature tho.

Hot Flashes: Menopause changes can start with hot flashes. Menopause is defined as the stopping of your menstrual cycle by age of 50. If these symptoms happen earlier that 50, you may be experiencing peri-menopause changes. Abnormalities with your thyroid can also cause feeling hot and cold. Make sure it is checked out! ...Read more

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Dizziness tiredness headache, and cold and hot flashes are symptoms of what!?

Dizziness tiredness headache, and cold and hot flashes are symptoms of what!?

Depends on your sex: If you are female, it could be onset of menopause. If you are male, see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) make u sweat and start dripping with sweat and have hot flashes which in return make u cold? Temp. Norm97.5.

Can Zoloft (sertraline) make u sweat and start dripping with sweat and have hot flashes which in return make u cold? Temp. Norm97.5.

Zoloft (sertraline): If symptoms coincide with starting zoloft (sertraline) or upping the dose, then yes. Please talk to your prescribing doc. ...Read more

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I had a head injury when I was 4 im 23 now can that cause me to Have Hot flashes I sleep with 3 fans and im still hot or I get hot and cold?

I had a head injury when I was 4 im 23 now can that cause me to Have Hot flashes I sleep with 3 fans and im still hot or I get hot and cold?

Hot Falshes? Why: Past head injury is not likely to be the cause of your present problem. At your (young) age there is no good reason to have hot flashes. But it can be a symptom of some metabolic disorder or stressful emotional problem. Therefore I would advise you to seek a medical evaluation by your internist or family physician so that they can check your overall health including your thyroid /metabolic health. ...Read more

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Is it ok for hot flashes to last for 30-60 minutes? I'm peri menopausal. When I get a hot flash it doesn't go away until I can find COLD air or water.

Is it ok for hot flashes to last for 30-60 minutes? I'm peri menopausal. When I get a hot flash it doesn't go away until I can find COLD air or water.

Hot Flashes: Yes they can last that long. You may want to see your doctor to consider treatment for these symptoms which are just awful for a lot of women. ...Read more

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What is making me get bad hot flashes after running out of daily meds on friday? I'm waitin on docs to send refills to pharmacy. Cold rag don't help even!

What is making me get bad hot flashes after running out of daily meds on friday? I'm waitin on docs to send refills to pharmacy. Cold rag don't help even!

Withdrawal?: You don't say what the meds are but there are a bunch that the body gets used to and if stopped abruptly you can have symptoms. That is why a medicine should never be stopped without dr advice. I'm sorry it is taking do long for your dr to respond to your refill request. ...Read more

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I had a head injury when I was 4 im 23 now can that cause me to get hot flashes I sleep with 3 fans at night and im still hot or I get hot and cold?

I had a head injury when I was 4 im 23 now can that cause me to get hot flashes I sleep with 3 fans at night and im still hot or I get hot and cold?

Unlikely: But it depends how bad the head injury was when you were younger and what issues you had afterwards (i.e. severe concussion with loss of consciousness, seizure/fainting spells, difficulty with memory/concentration, etc.) ...Read more

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Could "cold flashes" instead of hot flashes be a sign of approaching menopause? I'm 46 and never skipped my period since I was 13.

Well, in fact - yes!: Falling estrogen levels can cause of both hot and cold flashes. The hypothalamus, the brain area responsible for body temperature regulation, becomes overactive. It releases chemicals that cause blood vessels in the skin to expand so heat can be released. The end result is a cold flash. So many possibilities for different women. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a cough have had it for bout 3 weeks I also have hot flashes then cold chills and sometimes vomit?

I have a cough have had it for bout 3 weeks I also have hot flashes then cold chills and sometimes vomit?

See a doctor: This sounds as if you need a detailed evaluation. Bring with you a list of all of the symptoms and when they occur and their relationship to each other, get examined, possibly need imaging studies. Hope you feel better quickly. ...Read more

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50/f having some hot flashes for about 6 months. Now the are more frequent and intense along with dizziness and nausea. Is this common for menopause?

50/f having some hot flashes for about 6 months. Now the are more frequent and intense along with dizziness and nausea. Is this common for menopause?

Menopause: Have your periods stopped? If you are entering menopause, the hot flashes are usual. Some women get these quite badly...Some do not. They are typically most pronounced the first 5 years of menopause, but can last much longer. Estrogen is the most effective way to decrease these. Discuss this with your doctor. Dizziness and nausea are not usual symptoms. This could be due to other factors. ...Read more

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I just got off my period it was normal. But I am having cramps and hot flashes, one second I'm cold then I'm hot. Any ideas?

I just got off my period it was normal. But I am having cramps and hot flashes, one second I'm cold then I'm hot. Any ideas?

Your hormones are in: .. flux for some reason, so hang on for the ride. Irregular periods and spotting could mean you may have some hormonal imbalance that could be affected by many different factors, including age (if approaching menopause?), nutrition, illness, exercise (or lack of it), body girth, psychological well-being, stress, season, or simple fluctuations of other related hormones (thyroid for example). ...Read more

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Rather common hot flashes lasting 1hr+, feels like blood ready to boil, makes skin feel like it is burning. Always causes sweat, thirst and exhaustion?

Rather common hot flashes lasting 1hr+, feels like blood ready to boil, makes skin feel like it is burning. Always causes sweat, thirst and exhaustion?

Multiple symptoms: In summary, you feel hot, thirsty and exhausted. There are many possible causes for these symptoms, medicine effect, endocrine cause, neurological, mental health, medical. This could be anything from anxiety to diabetes to lymphoma. I suggest you start at your local primary care physician for thorough investigation, including exhaustive history and physical exam, potentially labs. ...Read more

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Having severe hot flashes and chills along with a stuffy nose and dry cough, is this just a normal cold? What can I do for the hot flashes?

What's a normal cold: Difficult to diagnose based upon little information given. Stuffy nose & dry cough suggest "normal" cold but hot flashes & chills might be due to influenza or even pneumonia. If you're otherwise feeling ok (aside from being sick), otc acetaminophen, Ibuprofen & Naproxen are useful to take away fever. Ibuprofen & Naproxen should never be used together since both are nsaids & can irritate stomach. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Common Cold (Definition)

An upper respiratory tract infection, or URI, is a condition where there is a viral infection of the nose or throat, causing redness and inflammation, runny ...Read more