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Lupus Hot Flashes
Lupus erythematosus is a name given to a collection of autoimmune diseases, in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissues.Symptoms of these diseases can affect many different body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, blood ...Read more
I have had myasthenia gravis for 18yrs and systemic lupus for 2 yrs. For 6 months I have had most all of the symptoms of pelvic girdle pain, but with bleeding. I am 55 yrs w/ hot flashes. Help?
See md asap: Assuming you mean vaginal bleeding, see gyn, to make sure you don't have a potentially serious uterine or ovarian problem (including cancer). If you mean rectal bleeding, see GI doc to check for colorectal issues, including inflammation, polyps, cancer. If you mean urinary bleeding, start with gyn, but may need urology evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could UCTD with elements of lupus and sjogrens cause sporadic sweating resulting in hair plastered to my head (not hot flashes)?
Doubtful unless...: Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disorders (UCTD) should not affect the propensity to sweat. If, however, you are using steroid therapy (such as prednisone) then you could very well experience sporadic sweating as a side effect of steroid Rx and not the UCTD itself. ...Read more
+ana1:160, skinbiopsy showed inflammation, fatigue, joint pain, rashes, hot flashes, trouble breathing, brain fog. Neg for lupus. Doc thinks me/cfs?
What is the question: If you are asking whether your doctor is right, have no way of knowing. If not satisfied with their explanations you always get a second opinion. If you so desire, see a rheumatologist. Good luck and happy new year. ...Read more
Check other organs: Hot flashes and elevated liver enzymes can sometimes happen with autoimmune thyroiditis but this will be a sort of an atypical finding. Best if you talk with your pcp regarding possible need for referral to a rheumatologist, if he or she suspect an underlying rheumatological disease such as lupus or other type of connective tissue disease. Excess weight (if present) can cause high liver enzymes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Flushing: many thing: The main causes are hot flashes, hyperthyroidism, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder. Other causes include morphine withdrawal, and menopause. Also in the list are emphysema, a gastric or pancreatic tumor, anaphylaxis, lupus, sotos syndrome, and woodhouse-sakati syndrome. Obviously you need to see your family doctor or a dermatologist to rule out physical causes and if you have a psychiatric cause make an appointment with a psychiatrist and psychologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it normal for a 17yr to have hot flashes, only on 10mg of prednisone for SLE and my face barely gets red when there are hot flashes?
I wake up with swollen eyelids, and I have joint pain and faint butterfly rash and fatigue,hot flashes should I be worried that this is a flare ,SLE?
SLE: Diagnosing systemic lupus erythematosus is a tricky proposition. The symptoms you describe have a wide range of causes. SLE can sometimes present with a rash, swollen eyelids and joint pain but these symptoms alone do not necessarily indicate SLE as the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause low t3, hypoglycemia, hypokalemic periodic paralysis, weakness, jaundice in hands, extreme fatigue, hot flashes, numbness, bradycardia ?
Sounds complex: This is a perfect question for HealthTap Prime, cuz each of these Sx need follow-up questions. 1st, low T3 but what's the free T4? Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis is associated w/ hypothyroidism. Do u have diabetes? Adrenal gland being affected? U seem to have some autoimmune phenomenon including jaundice (hepatitis). Does lupus run in ur family? Very strange mix of symptoms. Talk 2 a doc for Diagn ...Read more
Warmer times: Sometimes our hot flashes seem like volcanic hot eruptions with flushing & sweats. Other times our hot flashes are more gentle warm periods when we're dressed in tee-shirts & shorts while everyone else is bundled up for winter. What's your baseline? You may be having hot flashes when you are feeling warmer than whatever's normal for *you*. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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