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Experience:  Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years
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I am a 77 Year old woman and started NIGHT hot flASHES

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I am a 77 Year old woman and started NIGHT hot flASHES WITHOUT SWEATING SEVERAL MONTHS WHAT IS CAUSING THIS.
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: NO, I HAVE NOT MENTIONED THIS WITH MY DR. a LOT. THREE FOR HIGH BLOOD, PLUS FLORISMIDE, AND CALCIUM, TWO ANTI-DEPRESSANTS. BELSOMA FOR SLEEPING AND SEVERAL MORE.
JA: In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: I have had several tests for episodes of extreme pain in my stomach area. Results in gas and diiarria No ryme or reason discovered. Sometimes for approx. an hour. Have given stool samples Saturday for testing. Also waiting for Pap results.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have had pain in my lower right side and no tests or feeling in the area. Not any Doctor has clue.
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 17 days ago.

Hello,
Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.
How is your thyroid status?