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Hot Flashes After General Anesthetic
Call your doctor: Call your surgeon and explain what's going on. If you have fever or are coughing up secretions, it might be best to delay surgery. But if this is just a mild cold, it may resolve without any problem. Also depends on the type of surgery you've having. Always best to be in prime health before surgery and anesthesia. ...Read more
Experiencing v hot flushes without sweating. 10-12 days flipping between boiling hot & freezing cold in minutes. I'm 52. Menopause? What can I do?
Will i still have hot flashes after menopause? When i'm through menopause, will i still experience hot flashes, or will they stop?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal: The hot flash sensation is caused by dilation of the blood vessels close to the skin. This releases heat from your body surface making your core slightly cooler. That is why many women feel cold a few minutes after the hot flash is over. ...Read more
38yr MALE, having hot flashes every 1-2hrs past 2wks. Skin very hot & pouring sweat. No changes in rx, diet, etc. Explain?
Hyperthyroidism: Hyperthyroidism could be a cause, especially if these symptoms are accompanied by rapid heart rate. Need appropriate labs--TSH, T3, (liothyronine) T4 (free and total). Another cause may be pheochromocytoma. Again, diagnosis is by appropriate lab tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Under general anesthesia you are asleep and you eyes are usually protected with tape and/or lubricant. Once you wake up it can take some time for your to blink the combination of sleep and lubricant out of your eyes. You also are likely to have blurred vision due to the effects of some of the anesthetic agents. This clear rapidly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm in my early 20s. Is it normal to feel extreme temperatures (hot and cold) often before & during menstruation? Sometimes intense sweating/shivering
Are 20 minute hot flashes normal? Sometimes my hot flashes last a full 20 minutes or even longer. Is this normal?
A little long: They usually less for just a few minutes, including the time it takes for them to dissipate. But 20 minutes is a little bit longer than normal. ...Read more
41 male hairy body. Itching & discomfort on upper back especially after hot water , bath, sweating, cold temperature.Relief after itching no marks seen.
Breastfeeding. Had a local anaesthetic injection during dental filling work. Had distorted vision, numb tongue immediately after injection. Why?
Feeling nauseated after hot bath . Usually lasts about half an hour after getting out. Any ideas?
How Hot: Excessive heat can be debilitating. You might try using water that isn't quite so hot. ...Read more
Had complete hysterectomy 1998. Still having hot flashes and nite sweats. Very dry. Painful sex. Itchy. Not on hrt. What will help me. Always hot.
Cold after surgery: Normally surgery rooms are kept quite cold and under anesthesia, as there is no movement in the body + there is exposure for surgery etc, the body temperature drops and patients get cold after the surgery esp in extremities. Most modern operation rooms do have warm air covers over patients to maintain normal body temperature + they also use heated IV fluids and humidified anesthetic gases ...Read more
5 to 7 days before period I start to have reflux, severe nausea, jittery, insomnia, loss of appetite and elevated body temperature, hot flashes chills?
Premenstrual: If these symptoms occur each and every month in conjunction with your periods, they may well be mediated by the hormonal changes in the menstrual cycle. Treatment would be symptomatic with bland,low fat, low salt diet, flat ginger ale to relieve nausea and Tylenol (acetaminophen). Discuss this with your gynecologist if you have further concerns. ...Read more
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