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A 50-year-old female asked:

i get skin stinging in the scalp and skin can this be pri menopause symptom.

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Unlikely: The hormone changes usually don't cause stinging of the skin. Although it can lead to slightly drier skin. I would see your doctor if you are having skin problems.
Dr. Andrew Blazar
Obstetrics and Gynecology 62 years experience
Unlikely: Stinging in the scalp or skin is not a usual part of menopause.

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Last updated May 12, 2015

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