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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

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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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


Dr. Robert Lang
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Premature Menopause (Definition)

Premature menopause is the early failure of the ovaries to produce eggs, which causes a woman to stop having her periods before the usual age of ...Read more