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What causes hot flashes along with a tingling sensation of the skin?

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Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

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Posted on Thu, 14 Jun 2018 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: What is the cause of a sudden hot flash and tingling of the skin. They are not regular and can happen every
6 months or more?
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Answer few questions

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at Healthcaremagic
I need to ask you few questions:
What are the sites of tingling and flushing?
You are having these symptoms for how long?
Have you noticed these symptoms with intake of hot foods and fluids?
Do you have diabetes or thyroid disease?
Kindly revert with the answers.
Regards
Dr Asmeet

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Follow up: Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 2 hours later
The flashes and tingling come together and are not that frequent, two or three times a year. I am not diabetic. Could this be stress related. I also have atrial fibrillation, but there are no symptoms when this happens.
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
Could be related to stress or use of ramipril

Detailed Answer:
Yes this flushing could be either stress related or due to use of ramipril as it can lead to flushing.
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