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Menopause

Hot flashes

01/08/2007

Question:

I have not had a period for over 2 years but i still get hot flushes and night sweats when does this stop

Answer:

The duration of hot flashes varies from person to person.  Unfortunately, we cannot predict how long they will last for each person.  Typically they get milder and less frequent as time goes on, but some women have just an occasional hot flash for a long time.

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Response by:

Margery   Gass, MD Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati