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Doctor insights on: Pregnancy Signs Vs Menopause

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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Difference between pregnancy signs and menstruation signs?

Difference between pregnancy signs and menstruation signs?

Most stop menses: Most women will stop menstruating when they become pregnant. That's the major way to differentiate between the two. ...Read more

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Is having pregnancy symptoms a sign of menopause?

Is having pregnancy symptoms a sign of menopause?

Please Clarify: You are using terms that have no specific meaning. What symptoms specifically are you experiencing? ...Read more

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Differences of breast tenderness before period vs early pregnancy ?

Differences of breast tenderness before period vs early pregnancy ?

None: Before you have actually missed your period there is no qualitative difference in breast tenderness, pregnant or not. ...Read more

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What are menopause signs or symptoms?

What are menopause signs or symptoms?

Many: The most common symptoms are hot flashes, mood changes, skin and hair dryness, vaginal dryness, pain with intercourse, rapid heart rate (rare), anxiety, sleep disturbances, remember, most do great with menopause and not everyone has symptoms. I list many of these, along with treatment options in my book, a woman's guide to hormone health. ...Read more

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Are perimenopause symptoms similar to pregnancy symptoms?

Are perimenopause symptoms similar to pregnancy symptoms?

Not usually: Perimenopause symptoms include periods get closer together by 1-2 days and then space apart, vaginal dryness, hot flashes and night sweats. Pregnancy symptoms include nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness and of course a missed period. Some women do not have periods for 2-3 months when they are close to menopause. If you miss a period and you are usually regular, take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Difference between pregnant signs and menstruation signs?

Difference between pregnant signs and menstruation signs?

HPT: The only sign, and the only worthwhile reliable guide, is the hpt is positive in one and negative in the other. ...Read more

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How common is carcinoma of uterus nearing menopause or after menopause?Thanks

How common is carcinoma of uterus nearing menopause or after menopause?Thanks

Peak incidence: Uterine cancer peak incidence 49 yrs and older ( premenopausal and menopausal woman.Rare in younger woman. ...Read more

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Is post menopausal pregnancy possible?

Is post menopausal pregnancy possible?

No: Menopause is defined as 12 months without a period. If you are in menopause, pregnancy is impossible because you are out of follicles within the ovaries. This would also be best to review with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is dizziness early signs of pregnancy?

Is dizziness early signs of pregnancy?

It can be.: Classic pregnancy symptoms usually don’t begin until the day your period is missed or after that. These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an ^ in white vaginal discharge. Take a hpt to know. ...Read more

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What are the signs of early menopause?

What are the signs of early menopause?

Skipped periods: Early menopause, or premature ovarian insufficiency can be a cause of missed periods. If you are missing periods, you should see your doctor. If you're having regular periods, early menopause is not at all likely. ...Read more

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What are the differences between perimenopause, menopause, and post menopause?

What are the differences between perimenopause, menopause, and post menopause?

Timing: Menopause is a single event in time after which a women, due to a cessation in ovarian function, experiences no further menstrual cycles. Post menopause are the years after this event and perimenopause is the time prior to this event -frequently associated with irregular and missed cycles and hot flashes. ...Read more

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How early are pregnancy symptoms?

How early are pregnancy symptoms?

Varied symtpoms: You can have pregnancy associated symptoms days before you miss a period! common findings are swollen or tender breasts, fatigue and nausea. If you have a question, you can always take a home pregnancy test for very accurate results. ...Read more

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Difference between early pregnancy symptoms and menstrual cycle symptoms?

Difference between early pregnancy symptoms and menstrual cycle symptoms?

Pregnancy: If you suffer from pms sympyoms might be similar however you would get a + test if pregnant. Nausea, vomiting and breast tenderness seems to be the most common sigbs during early pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are signs of pregnancy after tubal ligation?

What are signs of pregnancy after tubal ligation?

Post tubal pregnancy: You should see your gynecologist and have a urine or serum pregnancy test done. A pregnancy subsequent to tubal ligation is at very high risk for a ectopic pregnancy and this will require laparoscopic intervention and could be dangerous if not caught in time. ...Read more

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What are early signs of pregnancy?

What are early signs of pregnancy?

Most common symptoms: Amenorrhea - lack of menstrual flow nausea with or without vomiting breast enlargement and tenderness increased urinary frequency without pain fatigue. ...Read more

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What are signs of early pregnancy?

What are signs of early pregnancy?

Classic pregnancy: sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings & aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line & ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take Pregnancy Test to know. ...Read more

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Early signs and symptoms of pregnancy?

Early signs and symptoms of pregnancy?

A specific set: Early signs and symptoms of pregnancy include breast enlargement and tenderness, nausea and/or vomiting, weight gain, abdominal fullness, and period irregularity with either spotting or missed periods. Keep track of your gal's periods on a calendar so you are aware of her fertile days, expected period times, and possible times to look for these symptoms. ...Read more

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Lack of PMS symptoms, pregnancy sign?

Lack of PMS symptoms, pregnancy sign?

See Below: The best way to tell if you're pregnant is to take home pregnancy test that you can buy at any drugstore. If still concerned, talk to your obgyn good luck! ...Read more

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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