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Cant get pregnant. Could I possibly have premature menopause symptoms?

Cant get pregnant. Could I possibly have premature menopause symptoms?

Possibly: Menopause (early menopause) and premature ovarian failure can cause symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats and vaginal dryness. If you are having regular menses you are not in menopause but may be "perimenopausal". Blood tests can be performed (fsh & Estradiol on day 3) to evaluate ovarian reserve. Poor reserve is one of many causes for decreased fertility. Follow up with your gyn or an rei. ...Read more

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of premature menopause?

What are the symptoms of premature menopause?

No period: There is a blood test called fsh that can determine if you are in the menopause. Generally levels greater than 25-30 are suggestive of the menopause. Premature ovarian failure (pof) is the cessation of menses before the age of 38; and the most common cause in premature menopause. If you have pof, you should consult your gyn because it can sometimes be associated with other endocrine disorders. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms invovlved with premature menopause?

Many: Some have have very irregular bleeding that stops and some women have a sudden cessation of periods. Some women have hot flashes. Women may experience vaginal dryness or painful sex. Many women are more prone top anxiety and depression. Symptoms may be obvious or may be very subtle. ...Read more

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I'm 30 and have been developing symptoms that make me think i'm experiencing premature menopause or a thyroid complication. Hot flashes (since around age 23 or 24) acne far worse than as a teen (since late 20's) quite a bit of facial hair growth (since la

I'm 30 and have been developing symptoms that make me think i'm experiencing premature menopause or a thyroid complication. Hot flashes (since around age 23 or 24)
acne far worse than as a teen (since late 20's)
quite a bit of facial hair growth (since la

Thirty : Thirty would be extremely young fo rmenopause. I am glad that you have had testing performed by your physician and endocrinologist. It may be helpful to keep a log of your symptoms and review them with your physician or specialist in the future so that they are aware of all of your symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for premature ovarian failure / menopause symptoms?

What is the treatment for premature ovarian failure / menopause symptoms?

POF: The full answer is extremely long and complex. The short answer is: for women not interested in conception hormone-replacement may be started for quality of life and bone preservation, for those seeking conception ivf with donated eggs is often a good (and sometimes only) answer. ...Read more

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Premature menopause is what?

Premature menopause is what?

Menopause before 40: Premature menopause is defined as occurring before the age of 40. If there is another cause of stopping periods, such as illness, stress, malnutrition, etc., it is not menopause be secondary amenorrhea. Test can tell if it is menopause or another cause. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about premature menopause?

Menopause : When the ovaries stop egg production and periods cease prior to age 40, we consider it premature menopause. The treatment plan is similar at any age, but sometime symptoms are more abrupt and severe. Osteoporosis is a major concern as are sexual function and cardiovascular health. ...Read more

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What are the tests for premature menopause?

FSH: Premature menopause, would exist in anyone felt to be menopausal below age 40. The FSH level is the single best test for this. As stated in other perimenopausal answers, though, the test is variable and can be abnormal one month, only to be perfectly normal the next. So abnormal tests are helpful and normal are not. Symptoms are very important and should be highly correlated with testing. ...Read more

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How do I know if I am I going through premature menopause?

How do I know if I am I going through premature menopause?

No period by age 40: If you have not had a period for 1 year before age 40 it is considered premature menopause. There are no reliable tests to tell until the periods have stopped for quite a while. ...Read more

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Could I be having premature menopause? Biatchy all the time.

Could I be having premature menopause? Biatchy all the time.

Hormone imbalance: Perimenopause the time before menopause is when the hormones start to become imbalanced. Women can have mood swings, hot flashes or night sweats, irregular periods, fatigue. Your hormones are probably off causing these symptoms. Depending on what the problem is, some physicians may provide you birth control, Progesterone to help control the moods or even anti depressants that even out moods. ...Read more

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Does anyone out there have premature menopause that goes away?

Does anyone out there have premature menopause that goes away?

No: If it is truly premature menopause with high fsh levels in menopausal range, then no, this does not go away. There are women who do not have a period but are not menopausal do to hormonal imbalances, tumors, stress, chronic illness. Often when this improves, their hormones come back and they resume normal periods. ...Read more

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How will having premature menopause affect my long-term health?

Many ways: Bone loss from menopause occurs immediately, so premature menopause will lead to greater bone loss when you are older. Due to early loss of estrogen, you will also be at increased risk for certain diseases sooner like gout and heart disease/strokes. To mitigate these long-term risks, it is important to be treated early by a physician who understands the special risks you have. ...Read more

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Could it be that i could be going through early/premature menopause?

Could it be that i could be going through early/premature menopause?

Need more info: At age 48, if you are going through menopause (defined as no period for 12 months), then this is not considered premature menopause. It would be completely normal, though earlier than the average. Check with your doctor if you are confused. It is hard to provide a better answer without more information. ...Read more

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How does going through premature menopause affect you later on in life?

Maybe: When women go through menopause they can have increased hot flashes, vaginal dryness so sex is painful, increased urinary frequency & infections, mood swings to depression, increased heart disease, osteopenia and muscle loss. The earlier you go through this the greater this can affect you. If you are a candidate for hrt, consider it to prevent these problems and increase your quality of life. ...Read more

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Can there be a test to determine if someone is going through premature menopause?

Yes !: The blood test is called "fsh" and it is an indirect measure of the level of estrogen in your body. It may change from one week to the next. See your gyn healthcare provider for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Are you in perimenopause or premature menopause at 38?

Are you in perimenopause or premature menopause at 38?

Depends: Premature menopause means you stopped having your period for over one year at an early age (around 40 or younger). Perimenopause is the time before menopause when women can experience menopausal symptoms, but still have periods (albeit irregular). This can last about 1-6 years for most women. So if you are still have a period you &having symptoms your are perimenopausal. ...Read more

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What kind of surgeries can cause premature menopause?

What kind of surgeries can cause premature menopause?

Depends: Any surgery that could damage or remove a pelvic organ such as an ovary, or interrupt the blood supply to an ovary, like a hysterectomy , could cause an early menopause. ...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