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How do I know I am in menopause?
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Dr. Shiao-Yu Lee
Gynecology
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In brief: Perimenopause
Menopause is the absence of menses for 12 months.
You are probably more interested in peri-menopause. Early peri-menopause is early or late menses by more than 3 days. Late peri-menopause is an absence of menses by more than 3 months but not 12 months. Many women have more symptoms in peri-menopause than menopause.

In brief: Perimenopause
Menopause is the absence of menses for 12 months.
You are probably more interested in peri-menopause. Early peri-menopause is early or late menses by more than 3 days. Late peri-menopause is an absence of menses by more than 3 months but not 12 months. Many women have more symptoms in peri-menopause than menopause.
Dr. Shiao-Yu Lee
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Dr. Shira Miller
Internal Medicine
In brief: Check Your FSH Level
If you aren't pregnant, haven't experienced severe trauma or illness recently, haven't had your period in several months, and have an fsh > 25 (blood test), then you are probably in menopause.

In brief: Check Your FSH Level
If you aren't pregnant, haven't experienced severe trauma or illness recently, haven't had your period in several months, and have an fsh > 25 (blood test), then you are probably in menopause.
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