Do the physical symptoms of a hot flash and a panic attack differ?

Panic. In addition to hot flashes in panic attack, there are other physical symptoms during the attack, as well as feelings of impending doom & terror.

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Can you have a hot flash with a panic attack ever?

Yes. Panic attacks can cause a variety of physical symptoms, including flushing and hot flashes.
Yes. Feeling hot and flushed is a very common symptom of a panic attack. Have you tried relaxation breathing? If you want to avoid medication for your panic attacks, I highly recommend the book: the relaxation response by benson. Read the entire book, the start doing the exercises as contained in the book. Start with 5 minutes twice a day working up to 10 minutes twice a day. Your panic should resolve.
Hot flash/panic. Yes. Chills or hot flashes are common symptoms of panic.

I have DP/DR and panic disorder. Haven't had a full blown panic attack, but getting hot flashes about once a day that last a few hours. Why is this?

DP/DR. Depersonalization/Derealization Disorder. You may not have panic disorder if you have never had an actual panic attack. However, the sense of having a hot flash can accompany anxiety & Panic. Perhaps the alprazolam & citalopram are helping to stem the severity of panic/ anxiety.

Do panic attack symtoms include dizziness head rush feeling hot flashes nervousness?

It's possible. Panic attack symptoms can include the symptoms you describe, but so can some medical problems. Please see your primary care doctor for an evaluation. If he or she does not believe a medical condition accounts for your symptoms, then seek a mental health evaluation. Hope this answer helps.
Yes but. By definition a panic attack develops abruptly with such symptoms - chest pounding, sweating, shortness of breath, fear one might die or loose control, etc. But they resolve within a short period of time. Panic attacks by definition do not last longer than 30 to 40 minutes --> the intensity is so severe with a massive flood of hormones [adrenalin] that such intensity cannot last longer.

Treated for thyroidits (hashi's ruled out) w/ 75mcg levo/10mcg cytomel (liothyronine) but experiencing panic attacks nausea, trouble breathing, hot flashes nightime?

Too much. You sound like you're on too much thyroid replacement. Cytomel (liothyronine) is not generally needed with levothyroxine. I suggest you get a second opinion from a card-carrying endocrinologist!
Mood and hormones. Hypo or hyper thyroid states may serious impact not only the body but the brain...mind. 1% of the chronic patients in state mental hospitals are cured and released each year, when their thyroid status is corrected. See your family medical doctor or endocrinologist soon.

I get panic attacks, occasional ache at bottom of sternum, burping, hot flashes then chills. Had an EKG and blood test, came out normal. Just turned 45. What could be wrong?

Need more info. If you are a woman, you could be going through menopause. Conventional "panic attacks" can casue the symptoms you described. If you doctor has ruled out organic causes for the syptoms you described you should discuss the option of seeking psych care.
Panic disorder. A treatable illness--see a psychiatrist get on an ssri & get things under control.