Hot Flashes And Swelling

Reviewed on 10/24/2022

Hot flashes are often observed at times of changing hormone levels, such as the menopausal transition in women. Swelling can be related to localized infection or injury. Swelling throughout the body is more often a sign of organ failure such as congestive heart failure or kidney failure. These symptoms may be present at the same time but may not be due to the same cause. Describe any worrisome symptoms to your health care practitioner to determine the cause.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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