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What causes hot flushes post a hysterectomy?

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Dr. Raju A.T

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Posted on Tue, 6 Sep 2016 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: My mother had hysterectomy operation on 12th Aug 2016 ..she is 51years old and also has RBBB..she experiences hot flushes after the operation ..is this a sign of heart disease?kindly help me with your answer
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Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Post op stress

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for your query.

For about 15 days after surgery, there will few symptoms like hot flushes or disturbance in temperature regulation. This is normal and occurs due to post surgery physical stress and hemodynamic changes.

I suggest you wait and observe. If the same persists for more than a month of surgery, we may have to think about other possibilities.

Hope, I answered your query.

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