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What if I have symptoms of menopause before age 40?

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Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: It is possible!

Symptoms of per-menopausal changes before the onset of menopause (defined as no period for 12 months) might include: 1.
Cycle irregularity 2. Hot flashes 3. Vaginal dryness talk with your doctor about something as simple as a low dose birth control pill if appropriate. Good luck!

In brief: It is possible!

Symptoms of per-menopausal changes before the onset of menopause (defined as no period for 12 months) might include: 1.
Cycle irregularity 2. Hot flashes 3. Vaginal dryness talk with your doctor about something as simple as a low dose birth control pill if appropriate. Good luck!
Dr. Timothy Raichle
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Dr. Kenneth Adler
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief:

Menopause before age 40 is called "premature menopause" and is not normal.
Other conditions, some more serious, can cause similar symptoms. Thus a full gynecological evaluation with a physician, nurse practitioner or physician's assistant is in order if you develop menopause symptoms before age 40.

In brief:

Menopause before age 40 is called "premature menopause" and is not normal.
Other conditions, some more serious, can cause similar symptoms. Thus a full gynecological evaluation with a physician, nurse practitioner or physician's assistant is in order if you develop menopause symptoms before age 40.
Dr. Kenneth Adler
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