Top
10
Doctor insights on: Can A Woman Still Have A Menstral Cycle While Going Through Menapause

Share
1

1
Can a woman still have a menstral cycle while going through menapause?

Can a woman still have a menstral cycle while going through menapause?

One year, no periods: A woman reaches menopause when she has had no periods for one year. Perimenopause precedes menopause and can be associated with irregular periods. Some women have spotting or bleeding after the menopause occurs. That needs to be reported to a doctor. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Janet Greenhut
1,672 doctors shared insights

Menopause (Definition)

Menopause occurs 1 year after the last time you had a period. However, when perimenopausal (the time leading up to your period stopping) you can have a # of sxs. Sxs may include waking up in the middle of the night sweating heavily; dryness of the vaginal tissue; irregularity of periods, hot flashes; mood swings & decreased interest in sex. In the us the ave age ...Read more


2

2
I turned 51 and i find that i tend urinate frequently during my menstral cycle. Is this a sign that I am approaching menapause?

I turned 51 and i find that i tend urinate frequently during my menstral cycle.   Is this a sign that I am approaching menapause?

Urinary symptoms: Always make sure that there is no urinary tract infection during the menstrual cycle. Hormonal deficiency can affect the skin and tissues of the urethral areas so symptoms should be tracked in conjunction with other menopausal symptoms. ...Read more

3

3
I have been regular all my life with my menstrual period. I am 49 and it stopped suddenly. Is menopause that sudden? What I should expect now?

I have been regular all my life with my menstrual period. I am 49 and it stopped suddenly. Is menopause that sudden? What I should expect now?

Expect "changes": The changes in your body which happen with menopause are very individual. It is more common to have irregular bleeding with missing a month or two then starting again. You may still have more periods too. Hot flashes , mood changes, etc may or may not affect you. Every woman is a bit unique after all! ...Read more

4

4
After not having a menstrual period for five years from menopause, why would light bleeding occur?

After not having a menstrual period for five years from menopause, why would light bleeding occur?

Endometrial cancer. : Once you are in menopause, unless you are on cyclic bioidentical hrt, it is not normal to have any bleeding. You need to go to your gyn and be evaluated to make sure you don't have endometrial thickening or uterine cancer. It could also be due to a benign polyp. Good luck. ...Read more

7

7
Is it really necessary to take any medications to get through menopause? #nqlu I am basically healthy, still have menstrual cycles (which are changing), and feel okay other than fatigue. And, I have no healt insurance so bio-identicals etc are not possibl

Is it really necessary to take any medications to get through menopause? #nqlu I am basically healthy, still have menstrual cycles (which are changing), and feel okay other than fatigue. And, I have no healt insurance so bio-identicals etc are not possibl

Not necessary: It's not required that you take hormones for menopause, but it's the way to minimize the accelerated aging symptoms associated with loss of estrogen, Progesterone and testosterone. There are several supplements that can ease symptoms as well, though the supplements don't address the physical changes which are delayed by hrt. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Why? If a women gets her tubes tied does she still get a menstrual cycle.

Why?  If a women gets her tubes tied does she still get a menstrual cycle.

Ovulation still happ: A tubal ligation does not stop a woman from having a menstrual cycle. A woman continues to ovulate and the uterus continues to respond to hormonal changes. A tubal ligation does not stop that from happening. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Could women still be more attractive during the ovulating period of their menstrual cycle even on birth control?

Could women still be more attractive during the ovulating period of their menstrual cycle even on birth control?

No: If you assume women are more arrtractive in menses, then they are not necessarily so on the pill. The pill prevents ovulation and all the hormonal change that go with it.. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

Menstrual refers to monthly or lunar cycle-the approx length of the human ovulatory or egg making cycle ...Read more