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Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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What's the relation between the age you get your period and menopause?

What's the relation between the age you get your period and menopause?

Not much. : If you are worried about going into menopause early, you can have a pelvic ultrasound done to evaluate your "follicle count, or check your amh level. ...Read more

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Why don't hot flashes stop after menopause? I've had hot flashes for almost ten years now, even though my periods stopped eight years ago. Menopause is over, so why am i still having symptoms? .

Menopause Is Forever: In menopause the ovaries are no longer producing both estrogen (estradiol) and progesterone, which are potent female hormones. Every cell in a woman's body has estrogen and Progesterone receptors, not just the reproductive system, so the entire body suffers once in menopause. Find an integrative medicine doctor who specializes in menopause. They are best trained to prescribe bioidentical hrt. ...Read more

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Is it normal during menopause to get period again 12 days after getting last period?

Is it normal during menopause to get period again 12 days after getting last period?

It can be: While irregular bleeding due to hormonal changes is common during perimenopause,, more serious causes of bleeding have to be ruled out. A sonogram or biopsy of the uterine lining may be useful. You should make an appointment with your gynecologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Can you get a period after 2 years and have gone through menopause at 54 yrs?

Can you get a period after 2 years  and have gone through menopause at 54 yrs?

Should not: When you miss a period for a whole year you are considered menopausal. Any bleeding after that must be evaluated to rule out pathology which can range from uterine cancer to nothing. Please see your gyn asap. ...Read more

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Can a cortisone shot cause a women in menopause to get a period?

Can a cortisone shot cause a women in menopause to get a period?

It is possible: but post menopausal bleeding should always be evaluated by your physician to rule out other causes. Stress can cause fluctuations in hormones which may cause spotting, fibroids, cervical polyps, and sudden wt loss can also cause post menopausal spotting. ...Read more

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Currently going through menopause.For the past few months my period has been out of control . I get it for 3 weeks.Help !

Currently going through menopause.For the past few months my period has been out of control . I get it for 3 weeks.Help !

Talk to your HCP: Let your health care provider know of your problem, hormones can be safely used around the time of menopause to control irregular bleeding most of the time. If bleeding can't be controlled, other testing may need to be done to determine the cause. ...Read more

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I'm 50 but get my period still on time every month, i'm really thinking i'm having menopause symptoms. Can that be possible?

I'm 50 but get my period still on time every month, i'm really thinking i'm having menopause symptoms. Can that be possible?

Absolutely: Most of my practice centers on menopausal symptoms that occur many years prior to the absence of menstrual periods. Ovarian dysfunction leads to these symptoms and is the reason that women are less fertile after 35-40 years of age. Hormonal imbalance occurs many years prior to the cessation of menstrual periods. ...Read more

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I'm menopausal but every year or so I get a period. Just one then none for about a year maybe 2 can this be hormonal or stress?

I'm  menopausal but every  year  or  so  I get  a period.  Just  one then  none  for about a year maybe 2 can this  be  hormonal or stress?

See your Gyn...: Bleeding in menopause is frequently from fluctuations in hormones. If you are on hormone replacement, missing pills can cause it. However, you can't assume this is the case. If you are experiencing post-menopausal bleeding, you need to be evaluated by an Ob/Gyn. One of the causes of this is uterine cancer and you need to make sure you don't have that. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more