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For how long should the typical woman take HRT after surgical menopause at 38?

For how long should the typical woman take HRT after surgical menopause at 38?

See below...: I would typically have a surgically menopausal woman on hrt until they would have gone through menopause naturally. The average age of menopause is about 51 years of age. At that point, you would re-evaluate the need for hrt. The biggest concern is loss of bone mineral density. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause is defined as 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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Can a menopause women still ovulate?

Can a menopause women still ovulate?

Rarely: The very high level of gonad stimulating hormone succeeds to induce a few residual eggs to develop and ovulate. This happens rarely. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a woman ovulate after menopause?

Please tell me, could a woman ovulate after menopause?

No, but: Menopause occurs when periods and ovulation stop. You should not ovulate after menopause. However, sometimes women in premature menopause do ovulate on rare occasions. ...Read more

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Should the typical woman take alendronate after surgical menopause at 38 if is already on hrt?

Should the typical woman take alendronate after surgical menopause at 38 if is already on hrt?

Better choices: Alendronate or Fosamax (alendronate) should no longer be considered a "go to" medication for bone density. There are much better choices. Consult your primary care doctor about medicinal alternatives. The best therapy for a 38 y/o surgical menopause patient is regular weightbearing exercise, a well balanced diet, avoidance of nicotine, adequate calcium intake, and vitamin d3 at 5000 iu per day. ...Read more

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When I go through menopause, will I stop ovulating?

When I go through menopause, will I stop ovulating?

Menopause: In early menopause a woman may still ovulate some - usually not as often. But eventually she will stop ovulating. ...Read more

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I got a surgery that insured me I wouldn't go through menopause and I think i'm going through it anyway ?

I got a surgery that insured me I wouldn't go through menopause and I think i'm going through it anyway ?

There's no such surg: There is no surgery that will assure you of not having to go through menopause. If you, by chance, talking about your uterus and ovary removal, it just means that menopause starts right after the surgery -- it is surgical menopause vs. Natural that occurs in women of certain age. Surgical menopause is usually worse tolerated than natural due to the sudden change in a woman's health. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more