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Uterine cramps after menopause

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Not menopause?: At age 42, hopefully the diagnosis of menopause (defined as no period for 12 months) has been sorted out completely. If you are having cramping, then... Read More

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Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 31 years experience
Leiomyomas : Leiomyomas of the uterus (fibroids) sometimes shrink after menopause, but some women have them actually enlarge. It sounds like yours are very large ... Read More
Dr. Kenan Omurtag
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
If the problems are: Not affected your daily routine then it would be reasonable to defer. They do shrink after menopause and can shrink by >50% but speak to your gynecolo... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Some women taking hormonal replacement may have a thickened lining. Women who are diabetic, obese, may also have thickening. Polyps ma... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandor Mecs
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Just a little: Your uterus will undergo a little shrinkage after menopause, in some women more than in others, but if it was significantly enlarged before menopause ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Peak incidence: Uterine cancer peak incidence 49 yrs and older ( premenopausal and menopausal woman.Rare in younger woman.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yonatan Mahller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Unlikely: Endometriosis is related to estrogen. After menopause a woman's estrogen goes way down and endomtriosis isn't as painful. Thick lining of the uterus ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes : Once you go through menopause, defined as no period for 12 months, then your uterus will get slightly smaller and the adenomyosis will get better. If... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUNanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Depends: You are not able to have a baby who is bioligically related to you as you are not able to develop eggs for fertilization. However, it is possible to ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Absolutely!: One of the more common and aggravating problems after menopause are vaginal changes. Decreased estrogen causes dryness and thinning of the vaginal ski... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 30 years experience
Menopause: Menopause is defined as the normal ending of the menstrual cycle after one year without a period. The ovaries stop producing eggs and hormones. So wom... Read More

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