A 30-year-old member asked:
Are irregular periods always a sign of early menopause?
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Family Medicine 37 years experience
Possibly: Frequently periods become irregular as more and more become anovulatory.
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Gynecology 39 years experience
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Can irregular periods be a sign of early menopause?
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Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Depending if having irregular periods is a change from the person's normal pattern. If the normal pattern has been regular and then as she matures irregularity occurs then early menopause is a possibility. Further evaluation is warranted to rule out any other hormonal abnormalities such as hyper prolactinemia and hypothyroidism in addition to polycystic ovarian syndrome.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Are irregular periods early menopause?
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Holistic Medicine 27 years experience
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