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Glossary for Hot flushes

Medical terms related to Hot flushes or mentioned in this section include:

  • Bleeding symptoms: Any type of bleeding symptoms.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Flushing: Involuntary skin redness usually of the face
  • Galactorrhea: This is where there is an excessive or spontaneous flow of milk from the female breast
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hypergonadotropic ovarian failure: Premature onset of menopause - occurs before the fourth decade -average age of onset of menopause is about 50 years of age. The condition can occur sporadically or may be inherited in a familial manner.
  • Inflammatory symptoms: Symptoms related to inflammation.
  • Lower abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the lower abdominal region.
  • Menarche: The onset of menstrual periods and other physical and mental changes associated with puberty.
  • Menopause: End of female reproductive years
  • Menorrhagia: Excessive or prolonged blood loss during menstruation
  • Opioid withdrawal: Symptoms that occur when opioid use is discontinued or reduced. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence. Opioids includes heroin, methadone and codeine.
  • Ovarian insufficiency due to FSH resistance: A rare disorder where the ovaries fail to function normally as they are unable to respond to follicle stimulating hormones.
  • Ovarian insufficiency, familial: A rare inherited disorder where the ovaries fail to function normally despite normal levels of hormones that stimulate ovarian activity. Ovarian failure is a normal phase of aging and is associated with menopause but it is termed ovarian insufficiency when it occurs in a female under the age of 40.
  • Paraneoplastic Autoimmune Syndromes: A group of symptoms that occur in some individuals that are carriers of cancer
  • Perimenopause: The start of onset of menopause
  • Premenstrual syndrome: A collection of symptoms that some women suffer that occurs directly before menstruation
  • Progesterone -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Progesterone during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Puberty symptoms: Symptoms related to puberty in adolescence.
  • Red face: Red coloring, redness, or flushing of the face.
  • Red skin: The occurrence of red skin
  • Redness: Reddening of the skin.
  • Skin color changes: Skin changes such as redness, blueness, or whitening.
  • Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Skin-color lesions: Skin lesions with different skin color.
  • Subacute Thyroiditis: A self-limiting, virally induced inflammation of the thyroid characterised by a febrile illness and swelling of the thyroid, with subsequent damage to the thyroid tissue causing leakage of thyroid hormones into the circulation
  • Temperature symptoms: Abnormalities of body temperature including fever.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hot flushes:

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