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Why Do I Get Hot Flashes
I'm 26 and get constant, multiple times a day hot flashes. I sweat very easily and have had a major appetite decrease. High anxiety, poor sleep.
Hot Flashes at 26 ye: hot flashes is not common at 26 years of age. With your other symptoms of anxiety. Poor sleep, you need to be evaluated for hormonal imbalance including thyroid dysfunction. Do you have a history of anxiety, depression or bipolar illness. If you do, you may need to go see a psychiatrist to adjust your medications or start you on some. If you are otherwise healthy see a GYN. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sciatica: It depends on what you mean by hot flashes. If they are shooting pains down the leg or electrical pains this is likely sciatica (a pinched nerve in the back causing pain in the leg). It usually resolves by itself with mild, but not complete rest, ice to the lower back where the inflammation actually occurs. If it this is not what you have or it does not quickly improve it more info neeeded. ...Read more
Since I have both my ovaries out i get hot flashes really bad at night time, do I have to be on a medicine to help with them?
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
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