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Hot flashes after surgery

I had my left side of my thyroid taken out last Thursday. Ever since I been having hot flashes all day and all night comes and goes. Is it from my surgery? Look I am new at this Thyroid thing I know nothing. Please help
Deb
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11852 tn?1216845043
It could be a reaction to the anesthesia.  How old are you?  Soon after my TT and RAI I found out I was in menopause at age 46.  
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I am 51 and have do the menopause thing. The office just call and said he would talk about it when I go see him. It is like over 100 here and I have my air down to 69 my light bill is going to be high. I am the one that is frozen here at night. So this is new to be hot. Thanks for your post.
Deb
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11852 tn?1216845043
If you're having "power surges", ask you doctor for Effexor, which is technically an anti-depressant that for some unknown reason takes care of the power surges.
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its totally normal. I had it after both thryoidectomies, it WILL go away i promise!

Rachel
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