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I'm getting hot flashes while sleeping wake up hot?

I'm getting hot flashes while sleeping wake up hot?

please see your gyn: Your gyn may rec herbal therapy 1st which may or may not work, u really need hormones, u will need estrogen therapy and if u have a uterus then u will also need progesterone. ...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


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Hi i keep getting light headed cold hot flushes and keep throwing up im not diabetic any suggestions?

Hi i keep getting light headed cold hot flushes and keep throwing up im not diabetic any suggestions?

Lightheadedness: If vertigo rather than lightheadedness occurs I would suspect an inner ear or cerebellar disorder. However lightheadedness that is not vertigo combined with nausea and vomiting is suspicious of a primary stomach disorder like gastritis or virus. Avoid alcohol,caffeine,nicotine and eat a bland diet, drink adequate fluids and flat ginger ale. See your physician for referrals to specialist as needed. ...Read more

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Getting hot flashes cold flashes every three seconds diahrrea feeling put not going what's wrong?

Getting hot flashes cold flashes every three seconds diahrrea feeling put not going what's wrong?

See a doctor: From the info you have provided there is no way to even give a guess as to what may be going on. Need more info and an exam. Go and see your pcp. ...Read more

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Hot flashes during flu good or bad?

Hot flashes during flu good or bad?

Uncertain: If you have the "flu" (which i would not just assume given that this is not flu season) and you are having hot flashes (which might represent fevers) then i would suggest that evaluation by your doctor for a source of infection would be a good idea. ...Read more

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I am 22 and getting hot flashes. Please help.?

I am 22 and getting hot flashes. Please help.?

Get evaluated: It's hard to say without an examination & asking more questions. It could be anything including thyroid or adrenal problems, medication side effects, medication withdrawal...Pls see your doctor for an evaluation. ...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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How can you stop or treat hot flashes? I am having hot flashes, night sweats.

Depends on the cause: It depends on the cause of hot flashes. If due to an overactive thyroid we treat that, if due to being menopausal, hrt can help but the risk and benefits have to be weighed before it is taken. ...Read more

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I'm peri /mnpsal, no menses for 2yrs I still get hot sweats & flashes, @ night I get dry hot flashes , in bed I can't get warm in-btwn flashes, afex sleep?

I'm peri /mnpsal, no menses for 2yrs I still get hot sweats & flashes, @ night I get dry hot flashes , in bed I can't get warm in-btwn flashes, afex sleep?

Hormonal evaluation: If no menses for 2 years you are post menopausal. You need to evaluate your hormone levels and replace/balance them. Go to a4m.Com and use directory function to find a local functional medicine doctor to help you test your hormone levels and then help you get them balanced. This will help to get hot flashes under control and more importantly protect your long term health! ...Read more

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At night I get sweaty, hot & cold at the same time, sheets drenched in sweat. I get freezing cold, put quilt on get blazing hot again then cold again.

At night I get sweaty, hot & cold at the same time, sheets drenched in sweat. I get freezing cold, put quilt on get blazing hot again then cold again.

Fever?: How long has this been going on? If it is recent (last few days), you may have fever due to an infection. If not there are many other causes of night sweats. In either case, this is not normal, and needs to be checked out: very soon if it is fever or getting worse. ...Read more

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Why am I getting nauseous, hot flashes and rapid heartbeat?

Why am I getting nauseous, hot flashes and rapid heartbeat?

See your doc: More information is needed to get a clearer picture of what is going on. A thorough history of your symptoms as well as pertinent "negatives" would be helpful. ...Read more

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Keep getting palpatations.And feeling light headed.

Keep getting palpatations.And feeling light headed.

Check for arrhythmia: Sorry to hear that. Your symptoms are concerning for a heart rhythm abnormality. See a doctor. Tests you should discuss with him/her include ecg, echocardiogram in addition to a detailed history and physical ...Read more

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To bright red and i'm getting hot flashes. Is it sunstroke?

To bright red and i'm getting hot flashes. Is it sunstroke?

Red & hot flashes: It is unclear with your symptoms what your clinical status is; are you in early menopause or do you have sunstroke. History is important ie. How long has this been going on, how old are you and how old was your mom when she went through menopause. If history doesn't help then testing gonadotropins (fsh & lh), and Estradiol will help sort out your status. ...Read more

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I get hot flashes and i'm pagrnet?

Hot flashes: Hot flashes can exist for a number of reasons. A true hot flash usually is very specific and results from a loss of hormones. However, women who have fluctuations of hormones like exists in pregnancy can have similar symptoms. ...Read more

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Are warm showers as therapeutic as hot showers because really hot showers make me feel suffocated?

Are warm showers as therapeutic as hot showers because really hot showers make me feel suffocated?

Yes: Really hot showers can actually be dangerous if you are pregnant or have blood pressure problems. They can cause your skin blood vessels to dilate to try and cool you down. This will divert blood from your brain to your skin and can make you dizzy to the extent that you might faint. The main therapeutic effects of hot showers are that they make you feel better, so do what works for you. ...Read more

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