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Could ovulation occur during menopause?

Could ovulation occur during menopause?

Maybe: Sometimes women seemingly go into menopause, stop having periods and have an elevated fsh (a hormone that goes up after menopause) and then unexpectedly have a few more periods again. Conceivably, they have ovulated again. ...Read more

Menstruation (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Does estroven balance hormone levels during peri menopause?

Does estroven balance hormone levels during peri menopause?

For some yes: Estroven is an over the counter herbal supplement to improve hormonal imbalance during perimenopause. It can help women who have mild symptoms and are good candidates for hormone use. (a poor candidate are women with heart disease, diabetes, cancers, blood clots). If you have severe symptoms, this will not help and you can consider bio identical hormone replacement. ...Read more

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What causes cramps during menopause?

What causes cramps during menopause?

Intestinal issues: Menstrual cramps are no longer an issue as the periods have truly stopped in menopause. The only exceptions are the presence of uterine or ovarian growths post menopause that are enlarging which can be easily ruled out by a pelvic GYN MD exam. ...Read more

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Do ovaries swell during menstruation?

Do ovaries swell during menstruation?

Ovary: ovary swell and release egg during mid female menstrual cycle; 2nd half of cycle the corpus luteum, old egg site dries up. if egg is fertilized by sperm in mid cycle in fallopian tube, the corpus luteum supports Progesterone for pregnancy... ...Read more

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Is breast pain normal during menopause?

Is breast pain normal during menopause?

Yes: In the months/yrs leading up to menopause (the end of menstrual periods) our hormones fluctuate to higher highs and lower lows than they did when we were younger. These surges of estrogen can cause breast fullness and tenderness. Seek medical care if pain persists past a few days each month, or if pain is one sided. Get mammograms as recommended (yearly after age 40). ...Read more

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Does cervix dialate during menstruation?

Does cervix dialate during menstruation?

Cervix: mid menstrual female cycle, cervix dilates minimally, has secretions friendly for sperm in seminal fluid to travel thru to get to egg in fallopian tube. ...Read more

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Does ovulation occur after menopause?

Does ovulation occur after menopause?

No: Never. By definition menopause means "after your last period ever." you do not ovulate after that. ...Read more

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Can women become pregnant during perimenopause?

Can women become pregnant during perimenopause?

Yes: Many women feel they can't get pregnant, but while it is not common, some women do get pregnant in the perimenopause. ...Read more

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Is nipple discharge normal during perimenopause?

Is nipple discharge normal during perimenopause?

Talk with your doc: Different things can cause nipple discharge, some more concerning than others. It's important to check this out with your provider soon. Good job on being aware and taking care of this! ...Read more

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Does temperature rise during menstrual period?

Does temperature rise during menstrual period?

Perimenopause: Temperature raises after ovulation. Patient your age might feel hot flashes ( like an increase in temperature) due to perimenopausal symptoms. ...Read more

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Can emotional stress cause spotting during menopause?

Can emotional stress cause spotting during menopause?

At 64: you are postmenopausal bleeding is abnormal, Are you on any hormones? You need to see your GYN for an evaluation and possibly a D&C or endometrial biopsy. ...Read more

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Can woman conceive during manopause ?

Can woman conceive during   manopause ?

If she still ovulate: yes and with the decrease in periods it may be hard to tell when she will ovulate, ...Read more

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Does the cervix cause pain during sexual intercourse during ovulation?

Does the cervix cause pain during sexual intercourse during ovulation?

Cervix: The cervix does not usually cause pain during intercourse. There are a number of factors which can cause pelvic pain during intercourse, including endometriosis and others. It is also possible that you have an ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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Does fsh(follicle-stimulating hormone) fluctuate in women after menopause?

Somewhat: Fsh has an inverse relationship to estrogen, as estrogen goes down, FSH rises. It can have minor fluctuations after menopause but it generally remains elevated. This is one tool for assessing if a women is in menopause. ...Read more

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Does the cervix descend during ovulation or menstruation?

Does the cervix descend during ovulation or menstruation?

Prolapse: Prolapse of the uterus happens as a result of gravity and vaginal deliveries. It is permanent and only changes with manual replacement or surgery. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have constant bleeding during pre menopause or during menopause?

Is it possible to have constant bleeding during pre menopause or during menopause?

Abnormal periods: Many things can cause abnormal period bleeding. Especially around the menopausal time. Hormone imbalance or a problem with the uterus, cervix or vagina like polyps, infection and fibroids are common problems. Get a gyn checkup. ...Read more

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Can a girl ovulate during her menstruation?

Can a girl ovulate during her menstruation?

Yes: If you have a 21 day menstrual cycle and 7 days of flow, then you will ovulate near the end of that flow. Typically, you ovulate 12-16 days before the next menses. If your menstrual cycle is not regular, ovulation may be difficult to identify. ...Read more

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Is bleeding during ovulation normal?

Is bleeding during ovulation normal?

No: Bleeding should occur during the 1st day of your cycle. At the time of ovulation, there should not be bleeding . You should see your gynecologist to discuss this. ...Read more

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What causes mucus during menstruation?

What causes mucus during menstruation?

Mucus: Mucus during menstruation may be due to excessive cervical mucus from the glands or after some stimulation. Some women will have benign cysts or glands on the cervix that causes the mucus. ...Read more

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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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