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Are you in perimenopause or premature menopause at 38?

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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Robert Lang
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Peri or both

You can be perimenopausal at age 38 but you will not be considered to have premature menopause until you have not had a period for 1 year before age 40.

In brief: Peri or both

You can be perimenopausal at age 38 but you will not be considered to have premature menopause until you have not had a period for 1 year before age 40.
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