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I am a female 71 years of age. I have had hot flashes for

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I am a female 71 years of age. I have had hot flashes for several years and they aeem to be increasing. I do have nodules on my throid, but the usual testing comes back normal. Is there other tests that could be done to see why I M Hvinf these night and day and so often?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Saurabh Joshi replied 6 years ago.



Yes, other causes like hormonal changes from menopause, pituitary gland dysfunction, thyroid dysfunction, Adrenal gland tumors, pancreatic abnormalities can also cause these hot flashes.


You need to see a doctor and get a complete Hormonla Profile done, also having an Ultrasoud of your Abdomen to look for any Arenal Gland mass / tumors that can cause these symptoms.


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