A 43-year-old female asked:
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i am 43 years old. my last few periods have been very painful and i have been passing clots after the pain. is this beginning signs of menopause?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Menopause: It certainly could be the beginning of menopause. Please make an appointment to see a gynecologist.
Answered on Feb 3, 2015
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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Not necessarily: may need to have an U/S done and visit to your gyn to rule out endometriosis, thyroid and testosterone imbalances
Answered on Feb 3, 2015
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