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Doctor insights on: Postmenopausal Ovulation

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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


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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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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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Periovulatory endometrium with probable polyps. Endometrium 1.37cm. Normal ovaries with corpus luteum left. Lmp dec. 22, 2013?

Periovulatory endometrium with probable polyps. Endometrium 1.37cm. Normal ovaries with corpus luteum left. Lmp dec. 22, 2013?

Question: Did you have a question to ask? If you are concerned about polyps your doctor can do a test called a sonohystogram to determine the size and location. There is a simple procedure called myosure for removal. ...Read more

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Will Clomid (clomiphene) cause more ovulation bleeding if i'm already having ovulation spotting?

Will Clomid (clomiphene) cause more ovulation bleeding if i'm already having ovulation spotting?

May help: It is possible that the Clomid (clomiphene) may actually help midcycle spotting, but is also possible that it may not affect it or even make it worse. ...Read more

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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

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Is discharge normal with prometrium (micronized progesterone) suppositories?

Is discharge normal with prometrium (micronized progesterone) suppositories?

Yes: With almost all the progesterone formulations it will be normal to have vaginal discharge as the progesterone liquefies. A product called "Crinone" does not have this effect and works the same. ...Read more

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What's luteinizing hormone LH deficiency from--menopause?

What's luteinizing hormone LH deficiency from--menopause?

Not deficient: Lh deficinecy does not go with menopause; in fact lh levels get very much higher during and after menopause. ...Read more

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Late menstrual cycle prolonged cycle y?

Late menstrual cycle prolonged cycle y?

Period: I cannot speak from a medical perspective, but from a psychological perspective, stress can affect your cycle onset and duration. ...Read more

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Reason: +lh surge, sex during ovulation "window", missed period 16 days? Period day 16. Why the delay in menstruation if LH surge detected mid cycle?

Several posibilities: You may have had an early spontaneous abortion, may be pregnant and still menstruating because more than one ovum implanted unfertilized, or other explanations possible. You can get a urine test strip for pregnancy from your friendly pharmacist. Good luck. If this regulates itself, no problem. If recurs, see an ob/gyn doctor. ...Read more

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Bleeding with intercourse 15 year postmenopause post hystrectomy?

Bleeding with intercourse 15 year postmenopause post hystrectomy?

See a doctor: Likely this is okay and is due to a lack of estrogen in the vagina causing atrophy, that is---thinner skin of the vagina that is more sensitive and occasionally bleeds as well. However, any postmenopausal vaginal bleeding needs to be evaluated by a physician to make sure there are no cancerous or precancerous reasons for this. If it is local to the vagina, your doctor may prescribe some estrogen. ...Read more

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Post menopause bleeding. D&c clear, tvu show hyperplasia(6mm). Pap smear clear. Sometimes pelvic pain & bloating. 1.3cm ovarian cyst.Ovarian cancer?

Post menopause bleeding. D&c clear, tvu show hyperplasia(6mm). Pap smear clear. Sometimes pelvic pain & bloating. 1.3cm ovarian cyst.Ovarian cancer?

Need work up: You had ultrasound and d&c; the uterus should be clear. Bloating and pain is probably unrelated to your gynecology issues.The ovarian cyst however, is worth a follow up by ultrasound and blood test. ...Read more

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Are irregular periods early menopause?

Are irregular periods  early menopause?

Not necessarily: Perimenopause-the time before menopause brings all kinds of changes including irregular periods (too early or too late), heavier to lighter bleeding, mood swings, hot flashes etc. Other cuases of irregular periods can be hormonal imbalances, thyroid disorders, stress/trauma, medications, and or anatomical problems. Talk to your physician for more help. ...Read more

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Thick endometrium means ovulation or possible pregnancy?

Thick endometrium means ovulation or possible pregnancy?

Lining of uterus: When the lining of your uterus is thick it means that either you are in the last phase of your menstrual cycle or also it can be due to pregnancy. However, medical conditions of the uterus can also resemble a thick endometrium, like endometrial hyperplasia (pre -malignancy) endometrial polyps, or uterine fibroids. ...Read more