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i am 58, and had a hysterectomy in 2000. I took HRT until 2

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i am 58, and had a hysterectomy in 2000. I took HRT until 2 years ago. About 2 1/2 yrs ago I started to have excessive sweating bouts, followed by very bad head pains and blurred vision. Iwent to GP , and he said to stop taking HRT. I also take Co-codamol, Ibuprofen, and at that time, Citalopram and Omeprozole ( i have since stopped taking both and only have Ranitidine now ) but the sweating is so bad now, I dont know what to do. Can you helpI have read on internet that Citalopram and Omepralzone can cause this, so this is why i stopped taking them, i thought i had found answer, but things are just as bad
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
medication side effects are possible.
So is hormonal imbalance
Have you had recently:
sex hormone panel
thyroid studies
adrenal studies?
If so what values?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


I had blood tests at the end of last year, would that show what you are asking for?

My GP didnt pick up any problems but I could ring later and ask for results and let you know

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
No routine blood tests would not.
You should see an endocrinologist.
Your GP can refer you.
These are specialized tests, which give a complete hormonal picture.
Also added should be serum metanephrines.
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