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I have bad nausea. I also have difficulty swallowing. I also have fatigue. I also have hot flashes. Lastly I feel light headed. Can you help?

I have bad nausea. I also have difficulty swallowing. I also have fatigue. I also have hot flashes. Lastly I feel light headed. Can you help?

Many issues: At your age you are quite concerned.
I think it would be a good idea for you to have someone take you to a Psychologist. The Psychologist will help you and she/he will decide if you need to see a Primaryt doctor or not.
I suspect not!
Please keep me informed - I can always learn something! ...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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Hello my 15 yr old stepson is home from school today with nausea, dizziness, hot flashes and head ache. Possible flu??? He has no body aches though

Hello my 15 yr old stepson is home from school today with nausea, dizziness, hot flashes and head ache. Possible flu??? He has no body aches though

Possible flu: The symptoms you describe could be from start of flu or other infection, with body aches and fever to follow. If the fever starts please take him to see a doctor as there possibly could be a treatment for it. ...Read more

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What could be the culprit? What could be the culprit? For about a week I have been experiencing nausea, head aches, mild dizziness, hot flashes, sweating even when im not hot, back and hip aches (though mild), my chest has been unusually itchy, and im jus

What could be the culprit? What could be the culprit? For about a week I have been experiencing nausea, head aches, mild dizziness, hot flashes, sweating even when im not hot, back and hip aches (though mild), my chest has been unusually itchy, and im jus

If: If there is any concern for pregnancy, then please take a pregnancy test to be sure. As you are having unusual symptoms and bleeding then it would be reasonable to have testing. If you have persistent symptoms, or have vomiting, dizziness/fainting, or other symptoms that are unusual then it would be reasonable to contact your physician. ...Read more

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I am experiencing hot flashes, feeling a little light headed with a cough?

I am experiencing hot flashes, feeling a little light headed with a cough?

May be getting sick: Give a little more time. Symptoms such as fever you can measure with a thermometer. Light headed may be due to a virus along with the cough.
See a doctor if not better in 24 hours. ...Read more

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I'm feeling anxious and uncomfortable today for no reason I also have slight pains in my side and hot flashes what could this be im 28 and have had a slight nausses feeling earlier this week light headed and just feeling drained

I'm feeling anxious and uncomfortable today for no reason I also have slight pains in my side and hot flashes what could this be im 28 and have had a slight nausses feeling earlier this week light headed and just feeling drained

It: It sounds like you are having pain, feeling hot, and have nausea with light-headedness. If your symptoms have persisted, or if you have fever, vomiting, or continued pain, then you must seek immediate evaluation. Sometimes anxious or uncomfortable feelings are there to tell us that there is something wrong, and we need to have a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I've been feeling light headed, headaches, hot flashes and shortness of breath?

I've been feeling light headed, headaches, hot flashes and shortness of breath?

See your doctor: Any shortness of breath could represent a serious condition such as pneumonia, asthma, allergies, pulmonary embolism, or other serious and potentially life threatening issue. See your doctor as soon as possible for a complete work up and treatment. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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I'm 49 yrs old and for the pass two days been feeling light headed, shortness of breath and hot flashes. I also have high blood pressure.

I'm 49 yrs old and for the pass two days been feeling light headed, shortness of breath and hot flashes. I also have high blood pressure.

See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Light headed, hot flashes, bleeding belly button, hurts to eat, could it be a fungal infection in my belly button?

Light headed, hot flashes, bleeding belly button, hurts to eat, could it be a fungal infection in my belly button?

See a doctor ASAP: This sounds severe and should not be diagnosed over the internet. You need to be seen urgently by a physician, possibly a general surgeon and be fully evaluated to be sure this is not a minor issue. It could be quite dangerous to ignore this. Go and be seen now, and good luck. ...Read more

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50/f having some hot flashes for about 6 months. Now the are more frequent and intense along with dizziness and nausea. Is this common for menopause?

50/f having some hot flashes for about 6 months. Now the are more frequent and intense along with dizziness and nausea. Is this common for menopause?

Menopause: Have your periods stopped? If you are entering menopause, the hot flashes are usual. Some women get these quite badly...Some do not. They are typically most pronounced the first 5 years of menopause, but can last much longer. Estrogen is the most effective way to decrease these. Discuss this with your doctor. Dizziness and nausea are not usual symptoms. This could be due to other factors. ...Read more

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I'm 17yrs old and 15wks pregnant. Recently I been getting hot flashes, lightheadedness, nausea etc. It'll only last about 5-10mins but idk what to do.

I'm 17yrs old and 15wks pregnant. Recently I been getting hot flashes, lightheadedness, nausea etc. It'll only last about 5-10mins but idk what to do.

Due to pregnancy: Pregnancy can do these things, but they could be due to a problem with the pregnancy. You need to see your obstetrician for an exam. ...Read more

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My hot flashes are accompanied by nausea and dizziness. Is this weird?

My hot flashes are accompanied by nausea and dizziness. Is this weird?

Not weird at all: Well, 38 is a bit on the young side for menopause, but it happens. Early ovarian failure or surgical menopause can happen at any time. And the hotflashes can be followed by some nausea, dizziness, sweating etc...It is actually quite common. Most menopausal symptoms are mild, but some people have very severe symptoms requiring treatment. If bothersome to you, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have been getting really bad hot flashes nausea dizziness bad headaches and seeing black spots for a couple of weeks what could be causing this?

I have been getting really bad hot flashes nausea dizziness bad headaches and seeing black spots for a couple of weeks what could be causing this?

Many symptoms: You must first see your primary doctor who will take your medical history, examine you, and then order some laboratory tests. Your doctor will contact you when the results are in and she/he will decide if they can carefully help you or weather you need to see a Gynecologist.

Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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Severe back, shoulder, neck pain, migraines, hot flashes, dizziness, nausea? I don't know what is wrong with me.

Severe back, shoulder, neck pain, migraines, hot flashes, dizziness, nausea? I don't know what is wrong with me.

Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more

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Hot flashes through the day with dizziness nausea emotional. Pee frequently. I'm ovulating. Is it ovulation symptoms hubby went inside me 8 timesinweek?

Hot flashes through the day with dizziness nausea emotional. Pee frequently. I'm ovulating. Is it ovulation symptoms hubby went inside me 8 timesinweek?

Very confusing: And not enough information. Doubt that these are due to ovulation and it is not affected by sexual frequency. Pregnancy is always possible with unprotected sex; frequent urination may indicate a urine infection; many possibilities that need to be evaluated by your physician, ...Read more

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I stopped taking Zoloft (sertraline) 3 weeks ago. Having dizziness. Nausea hot flashes and I'm ovulating. Am I going through withdrawal or is it ovulation symptoms?

I stopped taking Zoloft (sertraline) 3 weeks ago. Having dizziness. Nausea hot flashes and I'm ovulating. Am I going through withdrawal or is it ovulation symptoms?

Dizziness: The symptoms you describe can all be caused by sudden withdrawal from antidepressant medications. The symptoms however usually resolve by one week. To avoid such symptoms, tapering of antidepressants is recommended. Ovulation does not usually cause nausea or dizziness. You should followup with your doctor. ...Read more

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What could be cashing the symptoms :Sleep insomnia, hot flashes, dizziness, nausea and severe cramping?

What could be cashing the symptoms :Sleep insomnia, hot flashes, dizziness, nausea and severe cramping?

See your pcp: Not clear what is cramping (? menstrual cramps or cramps elsewhere). There can be many causes for your symptoms such as hormonal, infection, any medications you may take etc. See your doctor for exam and proper diagnosis. Do not consume alcohol, use any drugs or tobacco. Hope this helps and you feel better soon. ...Read more

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What could be causing the symptoms: sleep insomnia, weakness, tiredness, nausea, dizziness and hot flashes?

What could be causing the symptoms: sleep insomnia, weakness, tiredness, nausea, dizziness and hot flashes?

Symptoms: Many items could lead to the symptoms you have.
Are you taking meds and, if so, for what reasons?

More importantly you need to see your doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Used cannabis for over 6yrs. Now I have hot flashes, nausea, dizziness, lightheadedness, poor appetite, I won't eat unless I'm high, weight loss?

Used cannabis for over 6yrs. Now I have hot flashes, nausea, dizziness, lightheadedness, poor appetite, I won't eat unless I'm high, weight loss?

Congratulations!: Marijuana addiction is a progressive illness. It can increase anxiety, paranoia, increase heart rate and decrease appetite. You made the first step to overcoming marijuana addiction, you recognized that you have a problem and you need help. Now talk to your primary care physician for professional help. Congratulations! ...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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Had 2 periods in may about a wk in between. Then I had 2 periods in june abt a wk apart. Nausea, dizziness, headaches, hot flashes, burning in tummy?

Had 2 periods in may about a wk in between. Then I had 2 periods in june abt a wk apart. Nausea, dizziness, headaches, hot flashes, burning in tummy?

And the question?: You may have a condition known as dysfunctional uterine bleeding. You should consult either your doctor or an OB/GYN for an examination and necessary tests to look at your hormonal status. ...Read more

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Dizziness, two periods per month for two months, nausea, headaches, hot flashes, cloudy urine, weight loss.

Dizziness, two periods per month for two months, nausea, headaches, hot flashes, cloudy urine, weight loss.

See doctor.: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. Cloudy urine suggests urinary infection but there appears to be more than that. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

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