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I seem to be getting hot flashes but I am only 30 years old.?

I seem to be getting hot flashes but I am only 30 years old.?

Many causes: True hot flashes are most common in menopause, yet the average age for that is 51. There are rare cases of premature menopause and a simple blood test and menstrual history can determine that. A more likely cause in a younger women is thyroid disorder (hyperthyroid) which again can be checked with blood test. A good exam and a few blood values will likely give you an answer. ...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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Why do I get hot flashes several times a day I'm 71 years old?

Why do I get hot flashes several times a day I'm 71 years old?

Hot flashes: Not just young women (and some men) get hot flashes. Certain hormonal changes, even thyroid hormones, can cause your symptoms. get an evaluation and some routine testing. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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I just want to know if it's normal to get hot flashes at 20 years old?

I just want to know if it's normal to get hot flashes at 20 years old?

Uncommon: Hormonal fluctuations can sometime cause women to feel hot/cold. If it persists, see your GYN to ensure you dont have any thyroid/endocrinopathy issues to explain it. Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more

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I am 25 years old, and for as long as i can remember, i get hot really easy, and lately it has gotten worse, i feel hot flashes, what could it be?

I am 25 years old, and for as long as i can remember, i get hot really easy, and lately it has gotten worse, i feel hot flashes, what could it be?

Evaluation : While heat sensitivity could be constitutional hot flashes are not a normal occurrence at your age group. It could be due to different reasons such as thyroid dysfunction , premature ovarian failure, hematologist disorder etc. I would highly recommend that you see your pcp for an evaluation, the sooner he better. It is possible that all tests will come back normal but an evaluation is important. ...Read more

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I had a d&c on may 1st. I am having sweat spells and get hot flashes is this normal I'm only 25 years old. thanks?

Fever?: Sounds like you may have a fever. Check your temp. Call the doc who did this procedure today anyway, fever now or not. You may have an infection and it will need to be treated promptly. ...Read more

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Can i be in menopause and still get my period? I have a lot of the symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes, night sweats, and breast soreness, but i still get my period. Could i be going through early menopause? I am 44 years old. .

Can i be in menopause and still get my period? I have a lot of the symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes, night sweats, and breast soreness, but i still get my period. Could i be going through early menopause? I am 44 years old. 

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Yes, : Yes, that is a very good question. It is somewhat early, but women age 44-45 can definitely start getting peri-menopausal symptoms. The average age of menopause is 54 but some women do go through it earlier. Some women have peri-menopause for several years before menstruation ceases. ...Read more

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Do a woman of 54 years old still have HOT FLASHES?

Yes: Hot flashes vary for many people and could continue longer than 54 years old. Discuss treatment options ...Read more

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I have been having bad hot flashes getting nausas and having sharp pains in my side what could it be? I am female and only 24 years old

I have been having bad hot flashes getting nausas and having sharp pains in my side what could it be? I am female and only 24 years old

If : If there is any possibility of pregnancy, then you need to take a pregnancy test. Another possibility would be an ovarian cyst or a urinary tract infection or stone. If the pain is persistent, if you have vomiting, fever, or worsening pain, then you need to be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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What causes hot flashes when i'm 17 years old?

Hot Flashes: If your concern is that you are going through menopause at the age of 17, please rest assured that this is extremely unlikely. The incidence of premature menopause in adolescents is extremely low. As for why you are feeling "hot flashes" at the age of 17...There is a huge list of things that may increase your basal temperature, please see your pediatric physician for possible evaluation/bloodwork. ...Read more