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A 44-year-old member asked:

I have mild cramps as though i am going to get my period but it never came this month. i am 45 is this the start of menopause?

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Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Could be: You may be approaching that menopausal transition period (e.g. Perimenopause). Clinically, menopause is defined as going one year without a period.

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Last updated Jun 12, 2013

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