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Old 08-02-2010, 04:52 PM   #1
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How long does menopause, hot flashes last?

Hello,

I had a hysterectomy. I have my ovaries. These hot flashes are almost incapaciting--I can't leave the house! (Reminds me of those horrible heavy periods) How long does this last??? <edited> Thanks for responding!

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Old 08-02-2010, 05:00 PM   #2
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Re: How long does menopause, hot flashes last?

<edited> It can last from a a few months to a few years.
I was told i was in peri then not then i began to bleed so bad and was told i had fibroids cyst and hyperplasia. joy.. NOT! but prior to bleeding i was getting really hot but for a few hours. mostly gone now. i had to go on depoprovera. but not done with meno yet... hang in there. lots of cool ice and water helps fans and l igh clotihng.

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Old 08-02-2010, 05:10 PM   #3
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Re: How long does menopause, hot flashes last?

Hello, I have been told that they can last upto six months to a year. I am going through the same thing so please know that your not alone..

 
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Re: How long does menopause, hot flashes last?

My gyno says up to 3 years.

 
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