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Have burning of skin, hot flashes and sweating. Had Radical Mastectomy done. Suggestions?

I am a 60 yo caucasian female with fibromyalgia . Hot flashes started 12.5 years ago and were usual . 12 years ago I was DX d w/e+ breast cancer , stage 3+. Had chemo (A/C) first to increase margins. Hours post-surgery ( radical mastectomy w/transflap reconstruction) started having unusual symptoms: severe burning/tingling of skin (felt like 105 degree fever) from chest down inner thighs & legs that preceded hot flashes and sweating (esp. neck), all several times daily plus several times nightly. Continued though with lessening over the years, but still quite painful. Has recently increased again, especially at night. My oncologist - nor any other provider - has ever heard of this. Can you help, please?
Asked On : Thu, 14 Mar 2013
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welcome to healthcare magic forum
it is very rare type of presentation
you need to do vitamin d and b12 level test
in many case due to deficiency of these vitamin ,complain like you are there
eat healthy diet and drink more liquid
do not take much stress as it may worsen your condition
do regular yoga and exercise
i hope i answered your question
Answered: Thu, 14 Mar 2013
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