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Is it normal to have hot flashes while pregnant?

Is it normal to have hot flashes while pregnant?

Yes: The hormone fluctuations in pregnancy, specifically estrogen, can destabilize the thermoregulatory center in the brain, leading to hot flushes, such as those experienced in menopause. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is it normal to get hot flashes after labor?

Is it normal to get hot flashes after labor?

Something like that : I have observed that a large number of women experience chills after delivering. They experience uncontrollable shaking. It is relieved by or subsides by the time someone goes to get them a warm blanket. That would seem to be more of a "cold flash" than a hot one, but it may to be a similar sensation. As I am always on the catching side of the delivery, i can't say first hand, however... ...Read more

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Is it normal to have extreme hot flashes during your menopause? I mean drenching.

Is it normal to have extreme hot flashes during your menopause? I mean drenching.

Yes: Hot flashes are the most common symptom of menopause. If your symptoms are extreme, speak with your doc about hormone replacment to help you through this period. Women who are healthy and just entering menopause are good candidates for hrt. Your doc can also check to make sure there are no other causes of hot flashes at this time. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have tender breasts while pregnant?

Is it normal to have tender breasts while pregnant?

Yes: The increased blood flow to the breasts, along with hormone stimulation, and therefore, hypertrophy of the tissue, lead to the tenderness. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get hot flashes during menopause? What do hot flashes feel like?

Is it normal to get hot flashes during menopause? What do hot flashes feel like?

Many women do: Some women don't, but hot flashes are very common in menopause (though there are many things that can cause hot flashes, that are not hormonal). They feel like a sudden spreading heat sensation, along the skin surface, usually involving the head, neck, chest, ears, and often the skin flushes (turns red). ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel nauseous and hot while on period?

Is it normal to feel nauseous and hot while on period?

It can happen: For some women.Some of the symptoms that can occur during a woman’s period include: cramping of the lower abdomen, thighs and back; nausea, vomiting, sweating, loose bowel movements & dizziness. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have leaky breasts while pregnant?

Is it normal to have leaky breasts while pregnant?

Yes: Yes, breasts can start leaking as soon as 5th or 6th month of the pregnancy.Avoid stimulating them. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be constantly tired while pregnant?

Is it normal to be constantly tired while pregnant?

Yes: Feeling fatigued during pregnancy is common, especially in the 1st and 3rd trimesters. Although many women have more energy mid-pregnancy that is not always the case. Before accepting constant fatigue as normal, you should discuss with your caregiver and make sure medical conditions such as anemia, thyroid disease, and diabetes have been ruled out and that you are eating and sleeping optimally. ...Read more

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Should HRT elimate all menopause symptoms? Or is it normal to still have some hot flashes after 6 weeks on it?

Unlikely: No pills can replace the natural rhythm of the body. While hrt can raise your level back to normal, it cannot "adjust" quickly so it's possible some symptoms can remain. ...Read more

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Is it normal that I constantly need to urinate while pregnant?

Is it normal that I constantly need to urinate while pregnant?

Yes.: Yes, urinating more frequently during pregnancy is normal. Increased cardiac output, circulating blood volume, and glomerular filtration rate affect the amount of urine produced. As your baby grows, pressure on your bladder may promote the sensation to urinate when your bladder is not completely full because of the mass effect from your uterus. If any other sx's occur, get checked for a uti. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have difficulty urinating while pregnant?

Is it normal to have difficulty urinating while pregnant?

Not normal ...: Difficulty to urinate is not normal for anyone, not mentioned during pregnancy. So, it's reasonable to make sure of being able to empty bladder & hold the urine as well as no UTI. To solve myth, collect & bring the information on the onset, degree, duration, interval, progress of the symptoms over time to Doc for analysis, physicals, & possible tests so to deduce possible Dx for proposing care. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be cold intolerance when having periods?

Is it normal to be cold intolerance when having periods?

Yes: Your hormones (estrogen & progesterone) are in flux and can also be associated with this sensation. If you have other symptoms like hair loss, weight gain, heavier or irregular periods, this can also be a sign of a thyroid condition. A common condition associated with menstruation is anemia (low blood count). One manifestation of anemia is being cold. I would discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have dryness after menopause?

Is it normal to have dryness after menopause?

Absolutely!: One of the more common and aggravating problems after menopause are vaginal changes. Decreased estrogen causes dryness and thinning of the vaginal skin. The muscles can also get weak. Symptoms a dryness, sometimes itching, pain with sex and even urinary incontinence. Lubricants can help. Topical estrogen is also appropriate if symptoms are especially annoying. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am 4weeks pregnant. Urnating is painful as well as I am unable to sleep because then the urine stops altogether and it is extremely painful.

I am 4weeks pregnant. Urnating is painful as well as I am unable to sleep because then the urine stops altogether and it is extremely painful.

See MD ASAP... UTI: If you pregnant urinary tract infection ( UTI)(common in woman ) it needs to be treated ASAP. Your symptoms are very classic. See MD for urinalysis and get treated. Drink plenty of fluids, cranberry.. ..In pregnancy cramping can trigger miscarriage. Any urinary discomfort in pregnancy is important to investigate. ...Read more

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I am normally always cold, but when my cycle start I get hot so easy and even have to put on less clothes for bed. Is it the hormonal fluctuations?

I am normally always cold, but when my cycle start I get hot so easy and even have to put on less clothes for bed. Is it the hormonal fluctuations?

Many issues: At your young age you have Pain, Cough, and Malaise. You also report Claritin, Peptobismal, and Triptans. That is a long list of problems for a young woman. You must go back to your doctor and get some important conditions to help yourself get as much care as possible at your age. Please let me know how things go. Michael Kleerekoper ...Read more

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26 weeks pregnant. On progesterone for cervix which is stable. I get hot flushes and its autumn where i live. Is this normal? Hot and cold spells?

26 weeks pregnant. On progesterone for cervix which is stable. I get hot flushes and its autumn where i live. Is this normal? Hot and cold spells?

Follow up with doc: During pregnancy hot flashes will not be caused by hormone deficiency since your Estrogen and Progesterone levels are very high. Pregnant women often complain of temperature intolerance. If your doctor is concerned they may want to check your thyroid and blood sugar. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel nauseaus while being on your period?

Is it normal to feel nauseaus while being on your period?

Some women do: Experience nausea & other GI upset with their period. Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organ ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Is it normal to usually feel dizzy and hot during my menstrual cycle?

Is it normal to usually feel dizzy and hot during my menstrual cycle?

Depends...: Various things; emotions, aches and pains as well as feelings are described by women before, during and after menstrual cycle. But once you reach early adulthood your symptoms usually stabilize and do not change. Hence if you have felt dizzy and hot in your cycle till now and its not new there is nothing to worry about. ...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