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Hot Flashes in Your 20s? | Ask the Expert
You should definitely set up an appointment to see your Ob/Gyn or Primary Care Physician for evaluation. There are other medical conditions that can cause hot flashes besides hormonal fluctuations. <strong>Read more:</strong> <a href="https://www.mylifestages.org/medicallibrary/MedLibrary.page?medlib=1&section=healthinfo&page=article&sgml_id=tv7285">Managing Hot Flashes</a> <a href="https://www.mylifestages.org/health/menopause/is_this_perimenopause.page">Is This Perimenopause?</a>
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I’m 23 and I have three boys. I’ve had hot flashes and night sweats since I was 18. Is this normal for someone so young? Do I need to see my Ob/Gyn, and is there medicine that will help? Is this something I really should be concerned about?

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Risa KaganRisa KaganGynecologyAlta Bates Summit Medical Center
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Risa KaganGynecologyAlta Bates Summit Medical Center

Dr. Kagan is a ACOG board certified gynecologist, certified by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry as a Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD) and a Certified Menopause Practitioner by the North American Menopause Society.

You should definitely set up an appointment to see your Ob/Gyn or Primary Care Physician for evaluation.

There are other medical conditions that can cause hot flashes besides hormonal fluctuations.

Read more:
Managing Hot Flashes
Is This Perimenopause?

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