Are hot flashes a symptom of health issues besides menopause?

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Age 47

Hot flashes, headaches, sinus pressure, stomach pain, occasional diarrhea

1 Answer

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Hot flashes and sweating can be associated with causes other than menopause. Increased thyroid activity (hyperthyroid), some medication side effects, and rare conditions such as carcinoid and pheochromocytoma can all cause hot flashes.