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I get night time facial flushing and palpitations last few minutes to hour 61yrs thru menopause is it carcinoid syndrome?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Very rare

Carcinoid syndrome is very rare.
Flushing from perimenopausal state s is very common. Common things happen commonly. But if you want to rule out carcinoid, ask your doctor to collect a 24 hour urine for 5h-iaa. Then you can put your mind at ease.

In brief: Very rare

Carcinoid syndrome is very rare.
Flushing from perimenopausal state s is very common. Common things happen commonly. But if you want to rule out carcinoid, ask your doctor to collect a 24 hour urine for 5h-iaa. Then you can put your mind at ease.
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