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Prognosis of hot flashes is good in most women. It does not lead to any major problem although in some women it can interfere with sleep and other aspects of her life such as social life. Severity of symptoms of hot flashes can vary from mild to severe. Most women experience hot flashes for about 1 to 2 years, but some can have them for five years or more. The symptoms improve gradually in a few years.
Hot flashes and sweating attacks are the commonest symptoms of menopause. It is diagnosed clinically based on medical history and physical examination. There is no test to diagnose that hot flash is occurring because of menopause. Tests may be done if the doctor suspects that your symptoms are caused because of some other problem and not menopause.