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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Hot Flashes In Women

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55 active female have SOB palpitation hot flashes on/off. If I'm busy don't feel any symptoms at all when I'm resting symptoms are back. Help!

55 active female have SOB palpitation hot flashes on/off. If I'm busy don't feel any symptoms at all when I'm resting symptoms are back. Help!

Needs evaluation: There are two issues here. The first is to get clearance from your primary care doctor regarding the shortness of breath and palpitations. A cardiology referral made be needed. If that is all normal then you can see a obgyn to discuss the options for hormone therapy for hot flashes ...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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Why do pre-pubertal girls not have symptoms of hot flashes and osteoporosis?

Why do pre-pubertal girls not have symptoms of hot flashes and osteoporosis?

No exposure : Prepubertal girls don't suffer from low estrogen symptoms because they are not withdrawing from a body exposed to significant estrogen. Bone mineralization is an accrual process continuing into the early 20's. Osteoporosis is caused by the demineralization of bone. ...Read more

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What do most women do about hot flashes?

What do most women do about hot flashes?

Power Surges: Many women feel this is "normal" and suffer quietly thinking they will go away. Hot flushes interfere with sleep as the blood flow control is lost resulting in sudden opening of blood vessels exulting in heat release. Over the counter herbals and medications have unpredictable results. Talk to your gynecologist for recommendations. ...Read more

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Do a woman of 54 years old still have HOT FLASHES?

Do a woman of 54 years old still have HOT FLASHES?

Yes: Hot flashes vary for many people and could continue longer than 54 years old. Discuss treatment options ...Read more

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What are the causes of hot flashes in a young woman?

What are the causes of hot flashes in a young woman?

Variable: In my experience, which i admit may be skewed, hormone balances are the most common reason for hot flashes. However, there are several other possibilities for hot flashes in women. See a doctor for evaluation if they are bothersome or accompanied by other quality of life symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm a female having hot flashes at 18. Is this normal?

Hot flashes: No this is not normal for 18 year old to have hot flashes but it can happen in some . Are the flashes related to your periods? In either case you should see a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Do a woman still have hot flashes after 54 yrs of age?

Hot flashes: It is likely specially if your still going through final stages of menopause ... If your already in menopause then you may still experience it once in a while ... ...Read more

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What does it mean when you're a 28 yr old woman that has hot flashes?

What does it mean when you're a 28 yr old woman that has hot flashes?

See your doctor: This is difficult to answer. There are many possible explanations- from simple flushing due to stress or emotions, to thyroid conditions, to infectious causes, to premature menopause. Your doctor will be able to take a complete history and physical exam and direct you to certain blood tests that will be important in making the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have been having bad hot flashes getting nausas and having sharp pains in my side what could it be? I am female and only 24 years old

I have been having bad hot flashes getting nausas and having sharp pains in my side what could it be? I am female and only 24 years old

If : If there is any possibility of pregnancy, then you need to take a pregnancy test. Another possibility would be an ovarian cyst or a urinary tract infection or stone. If the pain is persistent, if you have vomiting, fever, or worsening pain, then you need to be seen as an emergency. ...Read more