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Hot Flash Vs Fever

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Last Updated: 18 January 2022

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Hot flashes are typically brief, lasting from about 30 seconds to few minutes. Question Of How Long During Woman's Lifetime That Hot Flashes Last Is Different One. Traditionally, it was believed that women only experience hot flashes for few years. More recent data suggests that many women may experience flashes for longer time periods. In study from University of Pennsylvania, mean duration of hot flashes was 4. 9 years, but up to third of women continue to have hot flashes for up to 10 years. In Study of Women Across Nation, women had hot flashes for average of 7. 4 years total and for average of 4. 5 years after last menstrual period. Complex hormonal changes that accompany aging process, in particular declining levels of estrogen as woman approach menopause, are thought to be underlying cause of hot flashes. Disorder in thermoregulation is responsible for heat sensation, but exact way in which changing hormone levels affect thermoregulation is not fully understood. Hot flashes are considered to characteristic symptom of menopausal transition. They also occur in men and in circumstances other than perimenopause in women as result of certain uncommon medical conditions that affect process of thermoregulation. For example, carcinoid syndrome, which results from type of endocrine tumor that secretes large amounts of hormone serotonin, can cause hot flashes. Hot flashes can also develop as side effect of some medications and sometimes occur with severe infections or cancers that may be associated with fevers and / or night sweats. Hot flashes are symptom,s not medical condition. Taking thorough medical history, health - care professional will usually be able to determine whether woman is having hot flashes. Patients will be asked to describe hot including how often and when they occur, and if there are other associated symptoms. Physical examination together with medical history can help determine cause of hot flashes and direct further testing if necessary. Blood tests may be performed if diagnosis is unclear, either to measure hormone levels or to look for signs of other conditions that could be responsible for hot flashes. Traditionally, hot flashes been treated with either oral or transdermal forms of estrogen. Hormone therapy or postmenopausal hormone therapy, formerly referred to as hormone replacement therapy, consists of estrogens alone or combination of estrogens and progesterone. All available prescription estrogen medications, whether oral or transdermal, are effective in reducing frequency of hot flashes and their severity. Research indicates that these medications decrease frequency of hot flashes. However, long - term studies of women receiving combined hormone therapy with both and progesterone were halt when it was discovered that these women had increased risk for heart attack, stroke, and breast cancer when compared with women who did not receive hormone therapy.

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Hot Flashes

Hot flash symptoms are remarkably for different women. Hot flashes more common at night. Hot Flash Begins All Of Sudden, With Surprising Sensation Of Heat On Your Face And Upper Chest. This feeling heat quickly spreads to involve much more of your upper body. Sensation Lasts Between Two And Four Minutes. It is caused by dilating blood vessels near to skin surface. Many hot flashes cause women to perspire heavily, even to point of soaking their clothing. Because hot flash causes you to lose heat from your skin surface, it drops your body temperature slightly. When hot flash subsides, your body goes to work trying to restore your core temperature to normal. During this recovery time, you can experience shivering, and occasionally heart palpitations. Hot flashes can interfere your sleep. Because they can awaken you repeatedly at they can cause daytime fatigue. Hot flashes and loss of sleep can with your ability to concentrate on tasks, and for some women, hot flashes and loss of sleep can contribute to depression. Fevers can cause flushing and shivering as well, so take your temperature to make sure you dealing with hot flashes instead of fever. Fever is never caused by menopausal hot flash symptom.S If you feel hot and your temperature taken by thermometer is abnormally high, you are experiencing fever, not hot flash. Having reviewed this description, do you think your hot flash are typical? No, my are not typical of hot flash.

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Causes

According to International Diabetes Federation, people with Diabetes may feel more sensitive to heat than others. This happens several reasons: dehydration: People with Diabetes dehydrate more quickly during hot weather. Not drinking enough liquids can also raise blood levels, which causes person to urinate more. This exacerbates dehydration further. Complications: Diabetes can cause that damage blood vessels and nerves, which, in turn, may affect people's sweat glands. This may mean person sweats less, making it more difficult them to stay cool. Frequent urination, especially at night, feeling very thirsty and hungry, blurry vision, tingling in hands or feet, unintentional weight loss

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