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Doctor insights on: I Have A Hot Flash N My Foot What Does That Mean

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'i have a hot flashes in my foot?

'i have a hot flashes in my foot?

See a doctor: Burning in the feet can be due to nerve irritation in the feet such as tarsal tunnel syndrome, might indicate referred pain from a low back issue, or might be due to a medical issue such as diabetes, arthritis, thyroid issues or be circulatory in nature. Your doctor is a first step in getting this sorted out. Good luck. ...Read more

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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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I get a sudden hot flashes in my left foot. It goes away quickly and there is no pain.

I get a sudden hot flashes in my left foot. It goes away quickly and there is no pain.

Foot pain: You should get an evaluation to determine your vascular status and to test for early signs of peripheral neuropathy, which can be seen in diabetes ...Read more

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Hi I get woken in the night with a warm rising feeling from my feet right up my body are these hot flashes?

Hi I get woken in the night with a warm rising feeling from my feet right up my body are these hot flashes?

Possbibly: Usuallly start in women after childbearing years or frank cessation of mensrrual cycles. Unpleasant, however, very treatable by your GYN. ...Read more

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My dad has had hot flashes for years and its now worse he is also very wezy and unsteady on his feet and forgets things that has just happenes?

My dad has had hot flashes for years and its now worse he is also very wezy and unsteady on his feet and forgets things that has just happenes?

You and dad go to MD: The hot flashes may not be true hot flashes but feeling hot and sweaty when he has difficulty breathing. The wheezing is the sign of breathing problem either because of his lungs or water in his lungs because of heart problem. Unsteady on his feet and forgetful is because of his aging brain and possible bleed from or blockage of brain blood vessels. Go with dad to his doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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In the evenings I start having hot flashes which my np said I should just ride them out Now when I lay down feet cramp an draw could that be related?

In the evenings I start having hot flashes which my np said I should just ride them out Now when I lay down feet cramp an draw could that be related?

Needs a little help.: Hi Jimmy,

At this age we may have hot flushing at any time of the day or night. These can be uncomfortable as you know. In my practice I like to give non-hormonal therapy for menopausal symptoms. Lately, we recommend Paroxetine 7.5 mg. Have your Doc check your potassium levels for the cause of the cramping. By the way I grew up in Cadiz, Ky. ...Read more

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I experience random hot flashes in my left foot. When I am at home my foot gets suddenly really warm until I remove my sock.

I experience random hot flashes in my left foot. When I am at home my foot gets suddenly really warm until I remove my sock.

May be a form: Of neuropathy....A emg/ncv test typically performed by a neurologist may be of value in confirming a diagnosis. ...Read more

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My daughter is 8, complains of pains in her legs and feet has hot flashes. Growing pains or something like lukimia? I'm worried. What are the signs

My daughter is 8, complains of pains in her legs and feet has hot flashes. Growing pains or something like lukimia? I'm worried. What are the signs

Take her in: Leg pain in children in this age range is very common. While there are scary things out there like leukemia, they are very rare. The cause of most leg pains are not dangerous things and can be determined by your doctor with a physical exam and xrays of the legs. If there is any other concern, blood tests can be done to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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My dad had triple bypass in february and has been experiencing hot flashes, swollen feet and pain on his sides. Please help?

Needs to see MD: He needs to see his physician very soon. His symptoms may reflect some very worrisome vascular problems and he needs to be seen promptly. ...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 had an orchiectomy removal of testicle I am having hot flashes and my feet get hot and sweaty Is that a side effect. If so what is cure?

I had an orchiectomy removal of testicle I am having hot flashes and my feet get hot and sweaty Is that a side effect. If so what is cure?

Here are some...: Asking your surgeon (urologist) is the better way to get instant answer fitting your clinical scenario. Bilateral orchiectomy induces the state of andropause like menopoause, which is characterized with hot flash and sweating of variable degree; there is no cure but modifying with mental acceptance + judicious use of progesterone, estrogen, antidepressants, . More? Ask experts timely. ...Read more

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I have clammy hands & feet (sweaty but freezing), hot flashes, bloating in the lower abdomen, urinating very frequently (about like every hr it feels)?

I have clammy hands & feet (sweaty but freezing), hot flashes, bloating in the lower abdomen, urinating very frequently (about like every hr it feels)?

There could be: A few things occurring, and I would recommend you see your doctor in the nest day or so. This is not the forum to really diagnose someone's symptoms, could quite possible do you a disservice. ...Read more

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Swallon feet, hands, dizzy, headache, skin feels like a hot dog about to burst, major hot flashes, shuffeling when I walk, slow moving have done blood test a month ago, have high colesteral, bladder ulrasound, stool sample and im getting really bad muscle

Swallon feet, hands, dizzy, headache, skin feels like a hot dog about to burst, major hot flashes, shuffeling when I walk, slow moving have done blood test a month ago, have high colesteral, bladder ulrasound, stool sample and im getting really bad muscle

Your: Your symptoms are very concerning. I am glad you have sought out a medical evaluation, but as your symptoms are worse please seek out care again. Try to keep a journal and describe your symptoms carefully to your doctor or a specialist so that they can perform the appropriate testing. Also be sure that you share any family history, and any medications or herbs you may be taking. ...Read more

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Hello Dr Druz, on February 24, I had a dental visit. The dentist injected 4 needles if lidocaine and epinephrine. Withing 1 minute I started experiencing tremors, hot flashes, cold hands and feet, fatigue. 911 was called, I was then taken to the hospital

Hello Dr Druz, on February 24, I had a dental visit. The dentist injected 4 needles if lidocaine and epinephrine. Withing 1 minute I started experiencing tremors, hot flashes, cold hands and feet, fatigue. 911 was called, I was then taken to the hospital

Be careful: You most probably had a reaction to the epinephrine or it was injected into a blood vessel. In any event make sure you tell anyone working on you and they want to give you an anesthetic injection tell them what happened and insist they use a different anesthetic besides lidocaine with epinephrine. There are plenty other choices ...Read more

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I am experiencing neck pain, foot tingling, shoulder stiffness, neck strain, hot flashes, irritability and dizziness (worsened by: lying flat, prolonged standing). The following also describe me: Headache, Feeling anxious, Excessive sweating, and Should

I am experiencing neck pain, foot tingling, shoulder stiffness, neck strain, hot flashes, irritability and dizziness (worsened by: lying flat, prolonged standing). The following also describe me: Headache, Feeling anxious, Excessive sweating, and Should

Varied symptoms: One diagnosis may not explain all these symptoms although chronic anxiety may be playing an important role. I recommend that your physician take a thorough history, perform a complete physical examination and order appropriate tests in order to explain these symptoms. Referral to certain specialists may be recommended if thyroid, inner ear or rheumatologiy problems are felt to be present ...Read more

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My doc told me I had arthritis in my left leg. I have been having like 3 second hot flashes in my ankle. I had a negative d-dimer test. What could it be?

My doc told me I had arthritis in my left leg. I have been having like 3 second hot flashes in my ankle. I had a negative d-dimer test. What could it be?

Possible nerve: Irritation. Sometimes if a nerve is getting mildly irritated in a certain area, such as the peroneal nerve around the fibular head, you can have some heat like feeling transiently. Have you noticed any change in the way you walk prior to the burning? Any unusual pressure around areas prior to the burning? Where is the arthritis? If it is in the ankle, the inflammation can irritate small nerves too. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a hot flash?

What does it mean to have a hot flash?

Its a vasmotor thing: During a hot flash or flush the blood vessels dilate (open up) causing more blood to flow resulting in these symptoms.
Most common during peri menopause and attributed to estrogen deficiency.
Can also occur from autonomic dysfunction such as during stress, public speaking and these are related to catecholamine release. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have hot flashes at 27?

Hot Flashes: Stress is actually the biggest cause of hot flashes, and a likely reason for experiencing them at a young age. Thyroid dysfunction may also be a cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your always hungry & having hot flashes?

Hungry and hot flash: Are you losing or gaining weight. Patients with an over-active thyroid level may loose weight and also have sweats. There are other illnesses that result in hunger and/or hot flashes. Without much delay please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I am having hot flashes all the time and my periods are very irregular what does this mean?

Hormone levels: Depending on your age, this could be a sign of menopause. I recommend you have your hormone levels evaluated by a doctor. Decrease in estrogens, high stress, very low percent body fat, and even pregnancy can cause hormone fluctuations and change in cycles. ...Read more

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Are hot flashes and late period mean I am starting to go through menopause?

Are hot flashes and late period mean I am starting to go through menopause?

A bit too young: 29 is a bit too young for the normal change of life, but early ovarian failure can certainly cause the early-menopause. Also, thyroid disease (hyperthryoidism) can cause such symptoms as well. Some medications can cause such symptoms as well. Certain pelvic infections can do this too. So, if persistent or worsen, call your doc for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more