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?Male hot flash(sweat, BP 194/86, pulse 78&irreg by meter. Lasted 15 mins. Just standing in kitchen. Recent cardio exams ok. Taking potass/mag supp

?Male hot flash(sweat, BP 194/86, pulse 78&irreg by meter. Lasted 15 mins. Just standing in kitchen.  Recent cardio exams ok. Taking potass/mag supp

Doubt it. : The irregular rhythm can mean atrial fibrillation, a condition that can be intermittent enough that a routine cardiac work up might miss it. A blood pressure that high should be evaluated right away, even intermittently . I would suggest seeing your doctor as soon as convenient. A "male hot flash" would not explain this. ...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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38yr MALE, having hot flashes every 1-2hrs past 2wks. Skin very hot & pouring sweat. No changes in rx, diet, etc. Explain?

38yr MALE, having hot flashes every 1-2hrs past 2wks. Skin very hot & pouring sweat. No changes in rx, diet, etc. Explain?

Hyperthyroidism: Hyperthyroidism could be a cause, especially if these symptoms are accompanied by rapid heart rate. Need appropriate labs--TSH, T3, (liothyronine) T4 (free and total). Another cause may be pheochromocytoma. Again, diagnosis is by appropriate lab tests. ...Read more

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Male-getting hot flashes and extremely nauseous. Just traveled back to US from Amsterdam a week ago. Also have runny nose & a cough but that's all?

Male-getting hot flashes and extremely nauseous. Just traveled back to US from Amsterdam a week ago. Also have runny nose & a cough but that's all?

Hot Flashes: You are identified as a 21 year old female but asking about a male whose age or medical history we do not know since what you have listed is related to you. We cant answer your question without knowing anything about you. However, sound like you may have a viral infection. Please see your doctor since we dont know your exposure history or risk for any serious contagious virus. ...Read more

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I'm a 79 year old male and have hot flashes. Anything I can do to end them?

I'm a 79 year old male and have hot flashes.  Anything  I can do to end them?

Get checked: If you're taking medication to treat prostate cancer, this is probably a normal side effect. Otherwise it could be related to hormonal problems, chronic infection, even certain rare tumors. Get evaluated by a doctor to find out. ...Read more

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I am a 24 yr old white male.Ive been getting hot flashes for a few years.Why?

Talk to your Dr: Could be indicator of anxiety level, endocrine problem, vascular issue, or autoimmune condition. A good history, physical and some testing will help sort it out, and provide treatment recommendations to reduce / relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Constant face redness, intermittent hot flashes (male), diarrhea approx once/week. Facial redness DOESN'T blanch w/ pressure. Carcinoid syndrome?

Constant face redness, intermittent hot flashes (male), diarrhea approx once/week. Facial redness DOESN'T blanch w/ pressure. Carcinoid syndrome?

Get a Medical Checku: You should go see your PCP and let him/her examine you and get some baseline blood tests. If any abnormality is found, further testing with scans may be indicated. Right now there is enough suspicion to start with a simple evaluation and establish a baseline. it can be a difficult diagnosis in early stages. ...Read more

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What is the cause of hot flashes in young men?

What is the cause of hot flashes in young men?

Depends: Are you on medicines, have your doctor reveiw there side effects, if not and other symptoms are present consider having testosterone level checked. ...Read more

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Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more