Hot flashes are one of the many symptoms of menopause. However many other hormonal conditions can cause hot flashes. Hot flashes cause sudden feeling of warmth, which is associated with other symptoms such as red, flushed face and sweating.
Consult a doctor for hot flashes if:
According to experts in the years before menopause (perimenopause) and after menopause (postmenopause) a woman should have full physical exam annually. During this exam a breast exam, pelvic exam, mammogram and tests for other medical conditions such as osteoporosis, heart disease can be done--- so that if you have any problem related to menopause and age its treatment can be started timely.
Who to Consult
Health professionals who can help you manage the symptoms hot flashes include:
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