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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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Can I be pregnant? Hi, I have been having a regular period. Then I had sex on my fertile day in october, then in november I had a lot of symptoms like headaches, dizziness, nausea, hot flashes, fatigue. My period was 3 days later than it should have been

Can I be pregnant? Hi, I have been having a regular period. Then I had sex on my fertile day in october, then in november I had a lot of symptoms like headaches, dizziness, nausea, hot flashes, fatigue. My period was 3 days later than it should have been

As: As doctors, anytime a fertile, sexually active woman has an abnormally light or missed period, the first thing we do is rule out pregnancy. You can either take a home pregnancy test as long as it has been 5- 6 weeks since your last normal period, or you can go see your doctor and they can test you. A home pregnancy test is 97% accurate if taken a week or more after the missed period. A blood test can tell if you are pregnant as soon as 7 days after conception and a doctor's urine pregnancy test can tell if you are pregnant around when you next period should come. ...Read more

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Can I get some advice for mild headaches, tired, nausea and hot flashes (i'm only 22)!?

Can I get some advice for mild headaches, tired, nausea and hot flashes (i'm only 22)!?

Medications, stress: These may be related to medications, while the flashes may be a body reaction to hormonal changes and menses.Stress excess may also be present ...Read more

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Dizziness, two periods per month for two months, nausea, headaches, hot flashes, cloudy urine, weight loss.

Dizziness, two periods per month for two months, nausea, headaches, hot flashes, cloudy urine, weight loss.

See doctor.: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. Cloudy urine suggests urinary infection but there appears to be more than that. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I am experiencing daily headaches, hot flashes, nausea, fatigue, and while taking pills it feels as tho they get stuck. I am not pregnant.?

I am experiencing daily headaches, hot flashes, nausea, fatigue, and while taking pills it feels as tho they get stuck. I am not pregnant.?

Symptoms: The list of symptoms you report indicates that you must see your gynecologist as soon as you can. If she/he is booked up I would recommend you go today to the nearest Emergency Room. ...Read more

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Had 2 periods in may about a wk in between. Then I had 2 periods in june abt a wk apart. Nausea, dizziness, headaches, hot flashes, burning in tummy?

Had 2 periods in may about a wk in between. Then I had 2 periods in june abt a wk apart. Nausea, dizziness, headaches, hot flashes, burning in tummy?

And the question?: You may have a condition known as dysfunctional uterine bleeding. You should consult either your doctor or an OB/GYN for an examination and necessary tests to look at your hormonal status. ...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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22, ended cycle a week ago now having nausea hot flashes headaches?

22, ended cycle a week ago now having nausea hot flashes headaches?

Call your doctor: Time for a check up to see what is causing you to have hot flashes at 22YO and headaches that may be related to hormones. You may need to have your hormones adjusted or see what is going on. Pick up the phone and call soon! ...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 18, female, I'm experiencing bad headaches, nausea, extreme fatigue, and in the morning I get bad hot flashes. Any ideas?

I'm 18, female, I'm experiencing bad headaches, nausea, extreme fatigue, and in the morning I get bad hot flashes. Any ideas?

? migaines: Talk to your doctor, as some of what you describe could be migraine initiation. You could consider a Concierge appt. Here online, to discuss all of this further. ...Read more

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I have been getting really bad hot flashes nausea dizziness bad headaches and seeing black spots for a couple of weeks what could be causing this?

I have been getting really bad hot flashes nausea dizziness bad headaches and seeing black spots for a couple of weeks what could be causing this?

Many symptoms: You must first see your primary doctor who will take your medical history, examine you, and then order some laboratory tests. Your doctor will contact you when the results are in and she/he will decide if they can carefully help you or weather you need to see a Gynecologist.

Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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I been having headaches hot flashes feeling nausea and pain next to belly button and no period since august?

I been having headaches hot flashes feeling nausea and pain next to belly button and no period since august?

Pregnancy test: The first step is a pregnancy test, and then a sonogram of the pelvis.
Pregnancy is the first diagnosis to consider, but you could also have an ovarian cyst, or even an infection.
Getting an exam fairly soon is probably a good idea. ...Read more

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Nausea. Mild cough. Ankles and feet a little swollen. Frequent headaches. Hot flashes. These symptoms have been off and on the last 2 weeks. Help..

Nausea. Mild cough. Ankles and feet a little swollen. Frequent headaches. Hot flashes. These symptoms have been off and on the last 2 weeks. Help..

Nausea: You may be having an infection. Also any chance you are pregnant or have you started taking hormones? Best check with your doctor as it has been two weeks you have been sick. ...Read more

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I've had hot flashes, nausea, headaches, pain in my stomach. I had my menstrual 2 times in April, but In on the Mirena (levonorgestrel)?

I've had hot flashes, nausea, headaches, pain in my stomach. I had my menstrual 2 times in April, but In on the Mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Mirena (levonorgestrel) effects: I have over 15 years experience with Mirena (levonorgestrel). Breakthrough bleeding is the number one side effect. I have seen the others you mention in various patients. If these continue, see your provider to discuss. There are several options to help alleviate these symptoms. ...Read more

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I haven't had a period since august and I been having headaches, having a lot hot flashes also feel nausea and also been having belly button pain?

I haven't had a period since august and I been having headaches, having a lot hot flashes also feel nausea and also been having belly button pain?

Pregnant?: First thing you should do is to get a pregnancy test kit and have yourself tested. All those symptoms may be related to early pregnancy.
If you are not pregnant- if symptoms continue, talk to your regular doctor and have some other evaluation. ...Read more

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I am 22 and have recently experienced nausea, hot flashes, headaches, trouble sleeping, and weird stomach feeling.

I am 22 and have recently experienced nausea, hot flashes, headaches, trouble sleeping, and weird stomach feeling.

Multiple differentia: Recommend blood work, hormone levels, thyroid testing, a prolactin level, and possibly an eeg or mri.
There coiuld be multiple causes.
Stress or anxiety may play a role. ...Read more

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Having hot flashes with nausea, followed by coldness with pounding heart, then headache while constant fatigue. Repeated over for a week now.

Having hot flashes with nausea, followed by coldness with pounding heart, then headache while constant fatigue. Repeated over for a week now.

Rule out infection: Hot flashes from menopause probably unlikely at your age.
You may experience similar symptoms if have have any infection. Have yourself examined by a physician. ...Read more

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I'm 37 weeks and one day pregnant, lately I've been having constant nausea, acid reflux, headaches, hot flashes, and loose stools, impending labor?

I'm 37 weeks and one day pregnant, lately I've been having constant nausea, acid reflux, headaches, hot flashes, and loose stools, impending labor?

Probably not: Please call your OB to discuss as your OB knows you, could be a viral infection and common to get nausea, ht burn at the end which there are otc meds u can take for this, let your OB decide but I rec seeing your OB before the weekend. ...Read more

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Having hot flashes, dizziness, nausea, hunger shortly after eating, thirsty all day, frequent urination, regular headaches, . Not pregnant. Any ideas?

Having hot flashes, dizziness, nausea, hunger shortly after eating, thirsty all day, frequent urination, regular headaches, . Not pregnant. Any ideas?

Dysautonomia: You have a compromised limbic (the computer) system. Get checked out for diabetes and stop all forms of sugar dysautonomia means that the automatic (autonomic) nervous system is compromised. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hello my 15 yr old stepson is home from school today with nausea, dizziness, hot flashes and head ache. Possible flu??? He has no body aches though

Hello my 15 yr old stepson is home from school today with nausea, dizziness, hot flashes and head ache. Possible flu??? He has no body aches though

Possible flu: The symptoms you describe could be from start of flu or other infection, with body aches and fever to follow. If the fever starts please take him to see a doctor as there possibly could be a treatment for it. ...Read more

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What could be the culprit? What could be the culprit? For about a week I have been experiencing nausea, head aches, mild dizziness, hot flashes, sweating even when im not hot, back and hip aches (though mild), my chest has been unusually itchy, and im jus

What could be the culprit? What could be the culprit? For about a week I have been experiencing nausea, head aches, mild dizziness, hot flashes, sweating even when im not hot, back and hip aches (though mild), my chest has been unusually itchy, and im jus

If: If there is any concern for pregnancy, then please take a pregnancy test to be sure. As you are having unusual symptoms and bleeding then it would be reasonable to have testing. If you have persistent symptoms, or have vomiting, dizziness/fainting, or other symptoms that are unusual then it would be reasonable to contact your physician. ...Read more

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Queasy, dizzy, headaches, cramping, hot flashes, back pain, mood swings, 4-5weeks since I had sex 2 pregnancy test say negative. Irreguar periods?

Queasy, dizzy, headaches, cramping, hot flashes, back pain, mood swings, 4-5weeks since I had sex 2 pregnancy test say negative. Irreguar periods?

Could be pregnancy..: It is difficult to say. Often a pregnancy test does not become positive until 1 week after your missed period. So make sure the test is not expired and try to use it the first time you urinate in the morning as these things can increase your accuracy. If you continue to experience these symptoms you should be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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Am I pregnant? Hot flashes, nausea, heartburn, vomiting, sore breast, dizzyness, light spotting, tiredness and headachs

Am I pregnant? Hot flashes, nausea, heartburn, vomiting, sore breast, dizzyness, light spotting, tiredness and headachs

I don't know, R U?: Some of those symptoms may be indicative of pregnancy. Did you have unprotected sex around your ovulation? The easiest thing to do is check a pregnancy test. Good luck. ...Read more

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Someday I have zero energy feel fatigue and small headache I get these hot flash feelings and feel nauseas I'm not pregnant Iam a smoker as well?

Someday I have zero energy feel fatigue and small headache I get these hot flash feelings and feel nauseas I'm not pregnant Iam a smoker as well?

No energy, fatigue: This could be related to several issues which needs to be evaluated via a good medical history, and lab work. You should be seen by your physician soon. Of concern is your headache and nausea. ...Read more

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I have a kidney stone and a urethral stent in. For a week I have headaches, nausea, hot flushes, pain when weeing, back pain, sleep a lot n not hungry?

I have a kidney stone and a urethral stent in. For a week I have headaches, nausea, hot flushes, pain when weeing, back pain, sleep a lot n not hungry?

Here are some. ..: If what you described occurred after the procedure of stent insertion, what you are feeling now might be related with anesthesia, pain medication, etc. With these in mind, ask and talk with Doc timely so to deduce possible causes for proposing reasonable Rx/care timely. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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26yr old now >2wks late beta serum hCG 6days late was neg. Intermittent nausea hot flashes constipation headache fatigue freq urine.? Preg? Other ideas

26yr old now >2wks late beta serum hCG 6days late was neg. Intermittent nausea hot flashes constipation headache fatigue freq urine.? Preg? Other ideas

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause. Since your pregnancy test is negative you know you are not pregnant. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...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. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more