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I started having increased bone pain with pre menapause symptoms is this normal and what can I do for it?

I started having increased bone pain with pre menapause symptoms is this normal and what can I do for it?

Not normal: The most common cause of bone pain is vitamin d deficiency. This is common if you do not go in the sun or if you use sun block when you do go in the sun. Be sure that your blood level of vitamin d is above 30 ng/ml. ...Read more

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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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55 yr old female. Just starting pre menapause is it normal when having sex it hurts and there is a little blood afterwards?

55 yr old female.  Just starting pre menapause is it normal when having sex it hurts and there is a little blood afterwards?

Dyspareunia : Estrogen deficiency in menopause causes vaginal skin dryness and thinning -- can cause pain during intercourse (dyspareunia) and light bleeding. Some women will benefit from using vaginal estrogen (cream, ring, tablet) or oral/patch estrogen replacement to treat these vaginal changes. Be sure to see a physician about other possible causes of pain: urinary infection, vaginitis, muscle spasms, etc. ...Read more

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Is 43 too early for pre menapause? I have always had irregular periods. They are anywhere from 21 to 28 days apart. I have no symptoms that im aware of, of menapause. Periods are still 6 to 7 days and the first half is still heavy. I didn't have a period

Is 43 too early for pre menapause? I have always had irregular periods. They are anywhere from 21 to 28 days apart. I have no symptoms that im aware of, of menapause. Periods are still 6 to 7 days and the first half is still heavy. I didn't have a period

Some : Some women do start having irregular or skipped periods at this age. You have done exactly the right things; taking a pregnancy test with plan to repeat is appropriate. But it may be that you are skipping a period. A word of caution: please read your new insurance plan language carefully. With some plans, if you mention any past concerns that you waited to address, it will not be covered as it would be considered pre-existing. ...Read more

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Can tussi pres and dexamethasone be taken together?

Can tussi pres and dexamethasone be taken together?

More info needed: I need more information in regards to the "tussi pres" and the condition(s) that are being treated. ...Read more

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Have you heard of PRES? PRES syndrome is a nuerologist question. I have been Dx with this and I'm wondering how does this occur?

Have you heard of PRES?
PRES syndrome is a nuerologist question. I have been Dx with this and I'm wondering how does this occur?

OK here goes: Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome is usually caused by uncontrolled blood pressure, and does stabilize once pressure is controlled. However, the MS drug Gilenya (fingolimod) also can cause this, and does in absence of pressure change. Changing medication gets issues back under control. What caused your problem? ...Read more

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I am on atenelol 25mg 2 a day pres by cardio dr. for pressure. Is this a good dose if originally pressure was almost at 160 over90?

I am on atenelol 25mg 2 a day pres by cardio dr. for pressure. Is this a good dose if originally pressure was almost at 160 over90?

Atenolol: Yes. Very reasonable. Track pulse rate and BP a couple times a day for 5-7 days, then twice a week. Keep record. Share with your doctor. ...Read more