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Does alcohol withdrawal generally cause hot flashes and/or fever without delerium tremens (dt's)?

Does alcohol withdrawal generally cause hot flashes and/or fever without delerium tremens (dt's)?

Certainly can....: Withdrawal from alcohol causes instability of many pathways, including those that control body temperature, even in the abscence of dt's. Other common complaints are diarrhea and agitation. Typically these will all resolve within a few days, however alcohol withdrawal is one of the few drug withdrawals that can be life-threatening. Heavy drinkers: seek the help of a doctor when quitting. ...Read more

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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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Does caffeine aggravate hot flashes?

Does caffeine aggravate hot flashes?

Yes it can: Yes, caffeine can aggravate hot flashes: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/21680119 other dietary triggers include alcohol, cayenne, and other spicy foods. If your hot flashes seem worse after consuming these foods, try eliminating those you suspect and see if the hot flashes subside. ...Read more

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Can methadone cause hot flashes?

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Can methadone cause hot flashes?

Diaphoresis: Not necessarily hot flashes, but more like profuse sweating. You may also experience lightheaded/dizziness, sleepiness, nausea, and constipation. If you have any serious side effects, such as trouble breathing or chest pain, contact your doctor and get evaluated right away. Take care. ...Read more

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Marijuana addiction brings, hot flashes, nausea, dizziness, lightheadedness, poor eating when sober, won't eat all day. Only 18?

Marijuana addiction brings, hot flashes, nausea, dizziness, lightheadedness, poor eating when sober, won't eat all day. Only 18?

See your doctor: If marijuana has taken over your life, and is causing many serious symptoms and problems, and yet you are continuing to use it, then you have a problem and need help. If you are unable to cut back or stop on your own, help is available. Your primary care doctor can give you advice about resources available in your area. For some younger people, AA/NA or Alateen may be helpful, others need more. ...Read more

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Medication that causes hot flashes ans nausea?

Medication that causes hot flashes ans nausea?

This question is: Far too broad. Are there specific medications you are concerned about? If yes, please clarify by listing the medication (s) and re-ask your question. ...Read more

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What causes irritability, nausea, waves of hot flashes, and lightheadedness before onset of menstrual cycle?

What causes irritability, nausea, waves of hot flashes, and lightheadedness before onset of menstrual cycle?

Pieces of PMS: The coming and going and variation of amounts of hormones can have impacts in all sorts of body systems - especially in some. Also, some are more aware of and sensitive to the feelings. When you think about it, the process of preparation for, duration of and elimination of fertility is a pretty big deal. It's the "miracle" of life! (even if you are not pregnant). ...Read more

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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?

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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Symptoms:nauseous, dry heaves, throwing up, loss of appetite, fever, hot and cold flashes, migraines, flushed skin, & uncontrollable shakes.Diagnosis?

Symptoms:nauseous, dry heaves, throwing up, loss of appetite, fever, hot and cold flashes, migraines, flushed skin, & uncontrollable shakes.Diagnosis?

Sick: You have listed a number of symptoms describing an illness that could represent a viral stomach flu. Food poisoning could be considered. Headache and nausea are also symptoms that could represent meningitis. In any case, a diagnosis can't be made without proper history and exam. ...Read more

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Can high sugar cause hot flashes?

Can high sugar cause hot flashes?

No: Hot flashes or postmenual symptoms are vasomotor response by dysregulations of estrogen. Having diabetes or elevated blood glucose should not cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

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Lupus and hot flashes?

Possible.: Lupus is a tough disease to figure and this could certainly be a symptom of either disease or treatment. However, if you are 48 this could symptom of menopause as well. Might want to discuss with your rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Does hypertension cause excessive sweating or hot flashes?

Does hypertension cause excessive sweating or hot flashes?

It can: As more nor-epinephrine/epinephrine(adrenaline) is released it causes the arterioles to constrict and increase your blood pressure(hypertension) and hot flashes. ...Read more

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Period always late by 5-10 days. Terrible PMS - hot flashes, nausea, feverish feeling, increased appetite, weakness, irritability, depression. Advice?

Period always late by 5-10 days. Terrible PMS - hot flashes, nausea, feverish feeling, increased appetite, weakness, irritability, depression. Advice?

Options: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile ; green tea can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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Early pregnant vomiting at night and hot flashes why?

Early pregnant vomiting at night and hot flashes why?

Hormones: Those 'hormones are achanging fast'!. Hormones of pregnancy (HCG) as well as estrogen and Progesterone are rising rapidly causing disruption with vomiting and the 'hot flashes'. ...Read more

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I'm wondering are hot flashes a symptom of pms?

I'm wondering are hot flashes a symptom of pms?

Hot flashes: may occur with PMS. PMS sxs can include feeling tearful, irritability, mood swings, anger, depressed mood, change in sex drive & anxiety. These may be accompanied by swelling of the breasts (or extremities), weight gain, abdominal bloating, cramps, nausea, ^ urinary frequency, overeating, headaches (to include migraines), dizziness, fainting & palpitations. Sleep may be disturbed. ...Read more

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Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome (Definition)

A set of symptoms experienced when one reduces or stops alcohol consumption after prolonged periods ...Read more