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A female asked:

Missed my period in january hd a tubal 14 years ago. this month i am on day 16 of bleeding. is this a sign of menopause?

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Dr. Roger Duvivier
A Verified Doctoranswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 48 years experience
Too early to tell: Menopause is defined by the absence of menses for at least 12 months, usually occurring about age 52 in white women and often associated with hot flashes, night sweats and other vasomotor symptoms attributed to changes in hormones in your ovaries, pituitary and hypothalamus. May still need to check your pregnancy test, hematocrit/hemoglobin ...and consult your gynecologist. Better be safe.
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