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WHAT IS THE CAUSE OF A 66 YEAR OLD FEMALE WHO GETS HOT FLUSHESSEVERSL

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WHAT IS THE CAUSE OF A 66 YEAR OLD FEMALE WHO GETS HOT FLUSHESSEVERSL TIMES DURING THE DAY AND WAKES HER UP AT NIGHT ALSO
HelloThis is typically estrogen dominence. This can occur before, during or after menopause.It can also be hyperthyroid.Other more rare syndromes, such as carcinoid syndrome, must be excluded.She needs an endocrinologist. OK, so that is an initial answer….Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
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DOES SHE HAVE TO BE REFERRED BY HER GP WHAT IS A ENDOCRINOLOGIST