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Hot flashes: The occurance of the symptom of waves of a hot sensation over the body. See detailed information below for a list of 12 causes of Hot flashes, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Hot flashes.
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Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Hot flashes may include:
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The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Hot flashes as a symptom.
Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using,
including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Hot flashes as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Hot flashes may include these symptoms:
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The list below shows some of the causes of Hot flashes mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hot flashes. Of the 12 causes of Hot flashes that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Hot flashes' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Medical Conditions associated with Hot flashes:
Flushing (238 causes), Redness (534 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin color changes (2348 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Skin-color lesions (148 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes)
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