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Doctor insights on: Headache Hot And Cold Flashes

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Headache, nausea, hot and cold flashes, stomach pains, dizziness, mood swings, vaginal discharge and smell, have a mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Headache, nausea, hot and cold flashes, stomach pains, dizziness, mood swings, vaginal discharge and smell, have a mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more

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Not feeling normal all day. Symptoms headache, hot & cold flashes, jaw discomfort. Should I worry. What's going on with me? Please help don't feel rit

Not feeling normal all day. Symptoms headache, hot & cold flashes, jaw discomfort. Should I worry. What's going on with me? Please help don't feel rit

See your doctor soon: Headache and hot flashes at your age isn't normal ; should be worked up further by your doctor to determine the cause. With additional cold flashes and jaw pain, you want to have your doctor do a physical, and possibly order lab tests based on your medical, family, social, and sexual histories to best determine which system is affected, and needs work up. That's the most accurate way to know for sure. ...Read more

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Have abdominal burn & cramping, headache, diarrhea, hot/cold flashes but no real signs of cold. Been 3 days and symptoms seem to be worse. Do I worry?

Have abdominal burn & cramping, headache, diarrhea, hot/cold flashes but no real signs of cold. Been 3 days and symptoms seem to be worse. Do I worry?

Caution: Those are alot of symptoms that may represent some type of infection. It is very difficult to be sure given this brief descrition but if the symptoms have been present for 3 days and they are geting worse it is time to seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 26 yrs old, have 3 children age 3.5yrs, 2 & 6 months & for the last 2 weeks I've been experiencing sharp stomach pain on occasion & almost constant abdominal pain, migraine like headaches, hot & cold flashes and dizziness. I've also experienced ra

Hi I'm 26 yrs old, have 3 children age 3.5yrs, 2 & 6 months & for the last 2 weeks I've been experiencing sharp stomach pain on occasion & almost constant abdominal pain, migraine like headaches, hot & cold flashes and dizziness. I've also experienced ra

Difficult: We always think of gall bladder issues in women of child-bearing age. But it could be your appendix (2 weeks sounds unlikely, though), severe reflux, an ulcer, a gastroenteritis (infection -- viral vs bacterial), etc... Numerous possibilities including female organs too. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is headache, nausea and hot and cold flashes a sign of pregnancy?

Is headache, nausea and hot and cold flashes a sign of pregnancy?

It could be, but the: Sxs aren't diagnostic for pregnancy. Sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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I'm trying to find a condition for headache, aching bones/joints, hot and cold flashes and nausea please help?

I'm trying to find a condition for headache, aching bones/joints, hot and cold flashes and nausea please help?

FM or Autoimmune: Teenage females with generalized pain, headache, temperature change sensations & nauseousness has systemic disorder. Fibomyalgia, endocrine and thyroid disorders & autoimmune etiologies need to be considered. An infectious disease also needs to be ruled out. A full medical work-up is indicated. ...Read more

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My boyfriend is 23 randomly he got a severe headache, aching bones/joints (body, severe), nausea, and hot and cold flashes can you help me what is it?

My boyfriend is 23 randomly he got a severe headache, aching bones/joints (body, severe), nausea, and hot and cold flashes can you help me what is it?

Viral syndrome?: Headaches are often associated with upper respiratory syndromes such as viral colds and flus.....right now the entire country is dealing with a viral epidemic so your description of his joint pains and so forth made me think about that. Otherwise, I'd be happy to visit with your BF since I'm a headache specialist. If he'd like to connect: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...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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Pain behind my neck, stiff neck, hurts to move head, headache, 98.8 - 99.8 temp. Severe body aches to the point where I cry. Hot/cold flashes.

Pain behind my neck, stiff neck, hurts to move head, headache, 98.8 - 99.8 temp. Severe body aches to the point where I cry. Hot/cold flashes.

"Aseptic" meningitis: You probably have a viral infection causing irritation to the coverings around the brain/spinal cord. Good you don't have a major fever, but you should get checked by your primary physician. I don't think you have bacterial meningitis-you would be sicker (believe it or not). There are 100s of different kinds of meningitis BTW-you won't die from this, but your doc could help with symptom management ...Read more

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Hi, I am 17 and I’ve had problems with my period in the past. I would usually get hot flashes, a rapid heartbeat, cold sweats, dizziness, headaches an?

Hi, I am 17 and I’ve had problems with my period in the past. I would usually get hot flashes, a rapid heartbeat, cold sweats, dizziness, headaches an?

Menstrual issues: Please provide more information about the menstrual problems. It will be best to consult a physician and discuss your symptoms in detail. ...Read more

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I'm a 21 year old female. I've been getting cold and hot flashes, shivering too sweating. Loss of appetite, headaches and fatigue for 3 days now.?

I'm a 21 year old female. I've been getting cold and hot flashes, shivering too sweating. Loss of appetite, headaches and fatigue for 3 days now.?

Need to see a doctor: This could be infectious, neurological or hormonal and a more detailed history and physical needed for a more accurate opinion. I hope this is helpful and yiu feel better soon. ...Read more

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My mom is having cold sweats cough stuffy nose back pains headaches and fatigue she gets hot flashes and has periodical cold flashed she just turned40?

My mom is having cold sweats cough stuffy nose back pains headaches and fatigue she gets hot flashes and has periodical cold flashed she just turned40?

Seems an infection: It's not clear what is a hot flash and a cold one. Is it like chills and fever? Needs to check the temperature and if there is fever needs to be seen and t reated. ...Read more

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My daughter is having current symptoms of cold sweats, hot flashes, coughing, stuffy nose, short of breath, headaches, body aches., dizziness?

My daughter is having current symptoms of cold sweats, hot flashes, coughing, stuffy nose, short of breath, headaches, body aches., dizziness?

Infection: Sounds like a cold, flu or some type of infections. I would maintain good hydration, tylenol/ibuprofen as needed. If the symptoms don't improve or get worst, see your primary care for an examination and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm 31. Changes n period, severe breast tenderness, hot flashes/really cold, fatigue, headaches, what could cause this? Mom is post menapausal at 47

I'm 31. Changes n period, severe breast tenderness, hot flashes/really cold, fatigue, headaches, what could cause this? Mom is post menapausal at 47

Flaming June: Your symptoms are nonspecific to a particular condition. Start with the basics : sleep, nutrition and stress management. Hot flushes may result from hypoglycemia and low thyroid (hypothyroidism). Fatigue may be from both of these and poor sleeping (time and quality). See a caregiver who is willing to tackle the whole patient and not someone who will only test your hormones. Good luck! ...Read more

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Exp. Hot/cold flashes, dehydration, (ER visit), breast pain, lower left pelvic pain. Insomnia, excessive fatigue, lightheaded, shakiness and headache?

Exp. Hot/cold flashes, dehydration, (ER visit), breast pain, lower left pelvic pain. Insomnia, excessive fatigue, lightheaded, shakiness and headache?

Hormonal?: These are all nonspecific symptoms that could be due to many causes, but hormonal irregularity comes to mind. A detailed interview, thorough exam and lab work are needed to provide any further insight. ...Read more

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Constant chest pain, fever, hot flashes, dry cough, stuffy nose, headache, sore throat. Had a cold for a week but this all started today.

Constant chest pain, fever, hot flashes, dry cough, stuffy nose, headache, sore throat. Had a cold for a week but this all started today.

Go to ER: If you are having constant chest pain you need to go the ER. If you are having chest pain only with a deep breath that is likely due to a bacterial bronchitis which might be due to strep. See your doc today or try Healthtap Prime for treatment (unless your chest pain is constant and you go to the ER). ...Read more

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Pain between my arm and my breast and my left rib cage on the left side under my breast and serve headache hot and cold sweats no couph fell warm?

Pain between my arm and my breast and my left rib cage on the left side under my breast and serve headache hot and cold sweats no couph fell warm?

Pleurisy: You could be experiencing pleurisy which is a viral inflammation of the lining of the lung. Given that you also have a severe headache and your age I would recommend seeing a doctor today to make sure that's all that is going on. ...Read more

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What should I do if I'm hot on the outside but cold on the inside and have a headache?

What should I do if I'm hot on the outside but cold on the inside and have a headache?

Ibuprofen: You may be having fever and headache from some type of infection. It is important to find the cause but Ibuprofen is helpful for fever and headache. ...Read more

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I have had a headache for a week and half, appetite has been off, and have been hot when its cold. What could this mean?

I have had a headache for a week and half, appetite has been off, and have been hot when its cold. What could this mean?

Flu or virus: Or something brewing that will show soon like a cough or sinus congestion sore throat/ear pain, but if you smoke stop, it causes cancer and all problems, headaches are usually stress related form lack of sleep, food, or could be serious blood pressure problem or even sleep apnea if you snore and wake gagging, often in obese people. If it does not pass see a urgent care clinic or some doctor/ ...Read more