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Sitting causes hot flushes?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • August 23, 2011
  • 09:30 AM


In November last year I woke up one night absolutely burning up but no temperature - I felt horrible - went to doctors and nothing obvious

Over the following few days my face and neck would burn but no redness or sweating - it only felt hot to me - my husband said my skin felt normal

My feet also started to burn even though I have always had cold feet

Over the last few months it has come and gone and I have had lots of bloods etc done.

When it does come on I feel awful - dizzy, nauseous and weak

The weird thing is it only comes on now if I sit around for more than an hour during the day - evenings I can sit and it's fine.

As long as I am active during the day I seem to be ok but as soon as I sit about i start to burn up

Weird or what! Doctor thinks it's in my head but I find that ridiculous

Initially they thought it was a sinus infection and I had several courses of antibiotics which made no difference - just left me with a yellow tongue and raised taste buds

They also allergy tested and I am allergic to my horse apparently but my husband looked after her for a couple of weeks and i was no better

I have been around horses for 30 years so cannot see it as an issue - I don't get any symptoms when I'm around her and antihistamines don't help - they did seem to calm it down initially but not now

Any ideas?

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  • That sounds really weird, but I believe you. First thing that came to my mind was menopausal hotflashes.....but that doesn't really make any sense.When you sit for longer, do you have anything to drink? I am thinking allergies here, but only concerning food.Does it always happen in the same place?
    PetraHann 2 Replies
    • August 25, 2011
    • 00:32 AM
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