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Is getting dry during sex with my husband a sign of perimenopause?

Is getting dry during sex with my husband a sign of perimenopause?

Could be?: There are reasons for vaginal dryness. Adequate foreplay and arousal is important, however, hormonal stimulation is needed too. If concerned, your pcp, gynecologist or other provider can check hormone levels. What is your general health and what medicatons are you on. There are many preparations available for vaginal dryness to help aid you in pleasurable intercourse. ...Read more

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Help please! is getting dry during sex with my husband another sign of perimenopause?

Help please! is getting dry during sex with my husband another sign of perimenopause?

Not necessarily: A number of things can change how lubricated a woman becomes during sex - even stress. It could also be a vaginan infection, or certain medications. If you are concerned about perimenopause, some blood tests can answer that question. You might see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is getting dry during sex another sign of perimenopause?

Is getting dry during sex  another sign of perimenopause?

Yes: One of the earlier signs. As average estrogen levels diminish during perimenopause, both the vaginal tissues and bladder experience dramatic changes resulting in vaginal dryness and decreased bladder capacity, frequent "bladder infections, " burning on urination and the need to get up at night to urinate. These symptoms can be very distressing and need local estrogen (vaginal) therapy. ...Read more

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Why do I no longer have the urge for sex during perimenopause?

Why do I no longer have the urge for sex during perimenopause?

Sex and perimenopaus: Increased stress. Level and hormonal imbalance , which can be common at this time , can cause that. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant during perimenopause?

Yes: While it is less likely that you will become pregnant during perimenopause than earlier in life, and less likely that if you do become pregnant that the pregnancy will lead to a successful birth, it is possible to become pregnant. ...Read more

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Red vulvar since Sun, today burning when urinating. In perimenopause, just started pill. Had sex with hubby one week ago. Causes-pill? UTI? YI?

Red vulvar since Sun, today burning when urinating. In perimenopause, just started pill. Had sex with hubby one week ago. Causes-pill? UTI? YI?

Infection: You have some kind of infection. You may have a UTI, you may have a yeast infection. I think it is prudent to go see your physician and get an evaluation to see what is going on. ...Read more

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Me and my finance can foreplay for an hour and I still not wet. Even if I do get wet it drys real quick during sex. What could do to help it?

Me and my finance can foreplay for an hour and I still not wet. Even if I do get wet it drys real quick during sex. What could do to help it?

Vag dryness: Vaingal lubricants are an affective and sometimes fun way around this problem. If you use condoms, lubricated condoms can help as well. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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My husband does not have a hard eraction during sex he loses it very soon sometimes we try to hav sex but he does not get eracted. Can u please help me?

My husband does not have a hard eraction during sex he loses it very soon sometimes we try to hav sex but he does not get eracted. Can u please help me?

Erectile dysfunction: Your husbands condition is very common. He needs to get a few tests to see exactly what is causing his problem, and there are several medications and treatments that can help him and you have an active and enjoyable sex life. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can I gain energy to exercise during perimenopause?

Exercise will help: Being active helps make people feel more energetic. When we're inactive our muscles get achy and fatigued. Sitting all day long has been shown to be bad for health even if you exercise. It's a good idea to move around every half hour or so by stretching, walking up stairs, using resistance bands, or other light exercise. This is true no matter what your age. ...Read more

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How do I gain energy to exercise during perimenopause?

How do I gain energy to exercise during perimenopause?

Back to basics: The symptoms of perimenopause such as night sweats, hot flashes, heavy bleeding, and mood change can make it hard to remember we need water, sleep, healthy diet with minimal simple carbs, exercise, and time to recharge and be grateful. Take time to make a plan. Every day drink 8 glasses of water, take vit d and mv, stretch and follow your plan. ...Read more

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What are the sign and symptoms of perimenopause and menopause?

What are the sign and symptoms of perimenopause and menopause?

Lots of things: Menopause is the cessation of your period for 1year. Perimenopause is the time before that which can be a few months to a few years. The signs/symptoms can be challenging for some and a breeze for others. Do not compare yourself to others but accept your body is different. You can have emotional swings, depression, brain fog, fatigue, vaginal dryness, more urine infections. Talk to md about hrt. ...Read more

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Does the estrodial level go sky high during perimenopause and does it come down again?

Does the estrodial level go sky high during perimenopause and does it come down again?

Yes and no: Perimenopause really is ovarian dysfunction, the reason perimenopausal women are not as fertile. If ovulating, the Estradiol level elevates at midcycle and comes back down if pregnancy does not occur. In a normal cycle, ovulatory Estradiol levels run about 350 (variable though). In the early part of the cycle during menstruation Estradiol levels are usually less than 100. ...Read more

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How long can spotting last during perimenopause and is it normal? I have had 3 colposcapies in the last 10 years and they have all been normal.

How long can spotting last during perimenopause and is it normal? I have had 3 colposcapies in the last 10 years and they have all been normal.

Spotting @ 55: Perimenopause can cause lightened or absent periods with spotting. However, endometrial cancer also presents in the same way. Colposcopies are not the prime way to assess the endometrium as it looks at the endocervical canal and cervix itself and not the endometrium. An endometrial biopsy will tell you and your MD much more about why you are spotting if this is worrisome. ...Read more

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Is weight gain normal during perimenopause and wil this weight come off?

Is weight gain normal during perimenopause and wil this weight come off?

Sometimes, yes: Weight gain is a factor of declining estrogen ovarian production, decreased thyroid hormone production and metabolism, and estrogen conversion of androstendione to estrone from peripheral fat storage. Caloric restriction, and exercise is tantamount to reducing weight gain during this transition to menopause. ...Read more

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How probable is it that a woman's breasts will grow during perimenopause?

Not likely: Unless you are receiving estrogen supplementation or have an elevated prolactin level due to some other medical problem. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get peeiods like i was 15 again in perimenopause when I have an all normal in uterine area?

Maybe : Not sure exactly what you mean but it is normal for periods to change as you approach perimenopause. Some get lighter. Some get heavier. Most start to spread out and become infrequent. Endometrial ablations are a popular option during this frustrating time. ...Read more

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Perimenopause (Definition)

Period of time when your estrogen levels start to decline, your periods become irregular, symptoms such as hot flashes may begin, along with mood swings and other ...Read more