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When Does Menopause Start And End
How long 'til I should worry about post-pill amenorrhea? Stopped pill 4 months ago and nothing since. I'm 34. Aunt went into menopause at 38. Thanks!
See GYN MD now: If it has been 4 months since pill cessation, a GYN MD can offer a "jumpstart" Rx to see if your period will restart. If not, assessment for peri menopausal issues can be done. ...Read more
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
I'm a 47year old woman with no apparent signs of menopause. In January, the day or so after my cycle had ended, my b.f. and I had unprotected sex. It ?
Sometimes: In many women, their fibroids decrease in size after menopause, as many fibroids are estrogen dependent. If they grow after menopause, they should be removed, as they could be a cancer masquerading as a fibroid. If there is enlargement after menopause, do not panic. These are frequently benign, but cancer must be ruled out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had polyp removed. Small amount bleeding for a day then stopped for 2 days. Bleeding started again on 4th day. Not period as I'm post menopausal.
No worries!: Await the biopsy / pathology results. Not unusual to have spotting / bleeding after polypectomy, even bleeding that apparently stopped and restarted. Based on the results, your doctor will recommend the necessary treatments. Since it is of concern to you now, it might feel better to call your doctor for an opinion. ...Read more
I am 55 and my periods finished 10 years ago, have already gone through the menopause. I am now having like period pains and seem to be getting worse, ?
Not on the Internet: You have pain. It is getting worse. Please sign off of the internet and go to your doctor for immediate evaluation. ...Read more
Periods suddenly stopped june 2011, seen gp in dec/11 bloods show poss menopause but gyne doing tests to rule other reasons what are these test am 35 ?
Could menopause be the culprit of demolishing a 20 year marriage?
Menstruation stopped last june, ever since then wanted to be out of marriage.
My mum had menopause for more than 5yrs. 2wks ago she had menses & it hasn't stopped. Shld she see a Dr after it ends or now while still bleeding?
Why don't hot flashes stop after menopause? I've had hot flashes for almost ten years now, even though my periods stopped eight years ago. Menopause is over, so why am i still having symptoms?
Menopause Is Forever: In menopause the ovaries are no longer producing both estrogen (estradiol) and progesterone, which are potent female hormones. Every cell in a woman's body has estrogen and Progesterone receptors, not just the reproductive system, so the entire body suffers once in menopause. Find an integrative medicine doctor who specializes in menopause. They are best trained to prescribe bioidentical hrt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When will i know when I am no longer fertile. I am 54 years old and believe I am in menopause. I have taken a hormone pill for 10 days in feb and stopped and did not have a period. That was almost a month ago. I just want to know when we can stop using co
My period ended week ago, was normal, now, went to pee, had some brown when I wiped. 53 y/o may be in Peri-menopause, concern?
I stopped my pill after 12 1/2 years to try for a baby my last period was july 3rd im not pregnant though am i going through the menopause?
Different: It is different for every woman, some may be able to conceive immediately while others it will take longer. There is a possibility of menopause, i would have your regular doctor discuss this with you because your primary doctor knows more about your personal history and would be able to better answer any questions you may have :]. ...Read more
I have been regular all my life with my menstrual period. I am 49 and it stopped suddenly. Is menopause that sudden? What I should expect now?
Expect "changes": The changes in your body which happen with menopause are very individual. It is more common to have irregular bleeding with missing a month or two then starting again. You may still have more periods too. Hot flashes , mood changes, etc may or may not affect you. Every woman is a bit unique after all! ...Read more