I sweat excessively and feel hot inside. I have all my life done this but never this bad. Its not like hot flashes. After a shower It takes an hour with the AC at 60 degrees to be dry enough to start getting ready to go, and then I have to leave it cold until I leave. Then I have to put it on cold in the car or I start sweating again. If the place I am going to isn't cold I start sweating there as well. at age 50 my OB/GYN put me on HRT because my periods had gotten far apart and said this would avoid any menopausal discomfort. It worked, I didn't experience any of the things women do at that time. About 2 year's ago at age 65 I decided to slowly take myself off it and I have been fine until the last 3 months when heavy sweating started. Its hard for me to do anything this way. I am not sure which medical specialist I should go to with this problem. Thank you.
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. From your symptoms it looks more like menopause symptoms. In my opinion you should consult a gynecologist and start with hormone replacemenr therapy.You can also take Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators like Femarelle which derived from a botanical source (Phytoserms) or phytoestrogens which have an estrogenic effect on the body and therefore create a moderated estrogenic effect. If the symptoms still persist then hyperhidrosis( excessive sweating) causes have to be ruled out.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.
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