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A 20-year-old female asked:

My mom is in menopause she is 54 and she did blood test and her fsh level is 50.50 lh level is 37.20 but she still get period but irregularly her period started getting irregular 2 years ago and since that time she got period 2 or 3 times

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Menopausal FSH/LH: At 54, ovulation is very irregular if at all, but estrogen is still produced in the ovaries, which thickens the lining of the uterus, and withdrawal bleeding will ensue. Ask a gyn physician about use of low dose oral contraceptives, not for "birth control" but to ease the transition through menopause, stop "hot flashes", and control this kind of bleeding.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Agree with Dr. B: It is a good idea for your mother to see her gynecologist for hormone treatment and to make sure that the intermittent bleeding is not due to a uterine disorder.
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Last updated Aug 29, 2020


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