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On occation i have this sensation of pins and needles on my

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On occation i have this sensation of pins and needles on my arms chest ears cheeks followed bright red scalp, ears, face neck, spotty redness almost like a sunburn or rash on my chest and shoulders and arms and heat with my ears being the hottest. No sweating some itching. Could this be a symptom of menopause?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 6 years ago.
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Anthony Bray MD :

Yes, this is probably due to menopause. You are having symptoms of flushing. The capillary beds near the skin dilate and this causes the red appearance. This is also probably causing the pins and needles sensations that you are having.

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Considering hormone replacement therapy is one approach to these symptoms. There are strong pros and cons on this topic!! The supplement of black cohosh may help some women with these type symptoms.

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Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 6 years ago.

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