A member asked:

Have pers? in the last week i noticed my nipples are sore n bigger than usual,went dr few weeks ago blood test prego was neg,im 67 days late.the blood work said not menopause ive also gained a few pounds in two weeks? confused on dr said no menop?

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Dr. Reyes Cuevas answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

The thing is menopause is diagnosed based on 12 months with no menstrual, NOT based on blood tests. The tests can sometimes confirm it, but they can be normal when menopause is just starting. Was your thyroid checked? Was it a gynecologist?

Answered 7/15/2021



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