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I am 48 and have just started to have night sweats- I still

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I am 48 and have just started to have night sweats- I still have regular periods. Would HRT help?
JA: Apologies for the personal questions, but are you using any contraceptives? How long have you dealt with night sweats?
Customer: No contraceptives. Been getting slowly worse over the last 3 months
JA: Got it. When was your last smear test, and what were the results? Any swelling, discoloration, or unusual smells?
Customer: normal smear, no swelling, discolouration or smells
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: well I am totally healthy but a routine U&E test picked up high GFR rate and creatitine so they say stage 3CKD but no high bp or diabetes
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 18 days ago.

Hi there,
I am an experienced Medical Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Yes HRT will still help --you will need combination oral contraceptive since you still get period.

Non hormonal option will be prescription medication Gabapentin at bedtime to help with night sweats.
Best wishes,
Please reply back if you need any further clarification.
It was my pleasure to help you today.

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 18 days ago.