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How long does menopause last?

How long does menopause last?

Menopause: Menopause is defined as the cessation of menstrual periods for 1 year. The symptoms of menopause can continue for a short period of time in some women e.g. For a few months or in other women symptoms can continue for 20 + years. If you are experiencing symptoms related to menopause, see your doctor for relief of these symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

The natural decline in reproductive hormones when a woman reaches her 40s or 50s and ...Read more


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How long does menapause last?

How long does menapause last?

Menopause: : Permanent end of menstruation & fertility occurring 12 months after last menstrual period (age 40-60; ave. 51). Women can stay healthy, vital & sexual. Physical & emotional symptoms may disrupt sleep, cause hot flashes, lower energy or trigger anxiety, sadness & feeling of loss. For bothersome symptoms, effective treatments are available, from lifestyle adjustments to hormone therapy. ...Read more

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How long does perimenopause usually last?

How long does perimenopause usually last?

Unpredictable: Some women will have symptoms for only a few months and others will have them for 20-40 years. ...Read more

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How long does it take fibroid to shrink after menopause?

How long does it take fibroid to shrink after menopause?

Variable: Reduction in size for fibroids is desirable although that is not the basis for treatment. Symptoms are why someone with fibroids is treated. The most common symptoms with fibroids are heavy bleeding, pelvic pain, and increased urinary frequency. If you're post-menopausal, bleeding no longer an issue. Other 2 should start to go away over time; if not you could consider uterine fibroid embolization. ...Read more

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Ovulation, how long after a period does it start, and how long do we typically ovulate?

Ovulation, how long after a period does it start, and how long do we typically ovulate?

Ovulation: Every female has a different and set ovulation. This simple app cannot teach you how to know your ovulation but there is a lot on the web. Ovulation is the cornerstone of the menstrual cycle. So, I am happy to hear you are going to figure this out. Ovulation usually occurs just shy of half way through your cycle. And, if you want to get pregnant you do so with sperm on the five days prior to. ...Read more

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How long does phnemuia last if untreated?

How long does phnemuia last if untreated?

See below: Untreated pneumonia especially bacterial will last until one shows up to be hospitalized for treatment. Please seek medical treatment to avoid the complications of this options. ...Read more

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How long does post-partum depression last? Can it last indefinitely?

How long does post-partum depression last?  Can it last indefinitely?

Depends, and yes: Each woman is different. Most post-partum depression lasts 4-6 months, and resolves once the woman's hormones settle back into their pre-pregnancy state. For some women, especially those who have a family or personal history of depression or mental illness, the mood disorder can persist. Medicine is a viable treatment option for both temporary and longer term depression. ...Read more

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How long does mensturation last?

How long does mensturation last?

Variable: From 1 or 2 days to 10 or more depending or several factors including activity, medications, age, etc. ...Read more

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How long does folliculitis last? How long does the itch continue after treatmne

How long does folliculitis last?  How long does the itch continue after treatmne

Varies: based on the extend of the infection and which bacteria are causing the infection. I would state that with appropriate oral and topical antibiotic therapy, 7-10 days is a realistic time frame, assuming this is NOT a resistant bacteria. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long does menopause usually last?

Can you tell me how long does menopause usually last?

Varies: The definition of "menopause" is no period for 12 months. The symptoms of menopause (hot flashes, sleep problems, etc.) can go on for years. There are ways to address the various problems. Check out the north american menopause society website for help. ...Read more

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How long does it takes to ovulate after my period?

How long does it takes to ovulate after my period?

2 wks BEFORE period: In general, women ovulate 2 weeks before their period starts. You should keep track of several cycles and then count backwards. You can also get an ovulation predictor kit. ...Read more

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How long does the menapose last?

How long does the menapose last?

Forever: Once you are in menopause - you will be for the rest of your life- you will no longer have periods. ...Read more

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How long does thrush last in men?

How long does thrush last in men?

Thrush in Men: Unless you have just completed an antibiotic, thush is very uncommon in men. You should see a physician to exclude a disorder of the immune system if a thrush infection does not follow use of antibiotics or the thrush infection lasts longer than fourteen days. ...Read more

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How long does implantation bleeding last and when does it come?

How long does implantation bleeding last and when does it come?

It mostly doesn't: Implantation bleeding is sporadic and unpredicatble, doesn't happen at all in most cases. ...Read more

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How long does implantation last for?

How long does implantation last for?

Implantation: There is no defined 'time frame' for how long implantation lasts; however, implantation always occurs between the 6th and 7th day after fertilization. ...Read more

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Thrombocytopenia, how long does it last?

Thrombocytopenia, how long does it last?

It depends on cause: You need to know the cause. One common cause is called idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura or itp. This is a chronic condition which can last from a few months to several years. Other causes can be short lived and platelets recover. You should be sure to find out the cause. Or seek a second opinion to learn more about your problem from another specialist. ...Read more

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How long does ovulation last?

How long does ovulation last?

One day: Ovulation, release of the egg, is a one time event, once per month. A woman's fertilie period begins several days before ovulation. ...Read more

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How long does ovulation last?

How long does ovulation last?

Instantaneous. : Ovulation happens as an instantaneous event usually on day 14 of a 28 day cycle. The signs of ovulation start a day or two earlier and continue after ovulation has occurred. When an egg is released it retains its maximum fertilizing potential for about 24 hours after which it dies. ...Read more

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How long does ovulation last?

How long does ovulation last?

Ovulation: Ovulation occurs over a few hours where the egg is released from the ovary . The egg can be fertilized over a 12 to 24 hour time period. ...Read more

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How long does ovulation last?

Not that long: Ovulation is quick process that lasts on a matter of minutes. The egg is fertilizable for about 12 hours. The sperm however can last in the cervical mucus for 2-3 days extending the fertile period out. ...Read more

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