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Can irregular periods be a sign of early menopause?

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Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Yes

Depending if having irregular periods is a change from the person's normal pattern.
If the normal pattern has been regular and then as she matures irregularity occurs then early menopause is a possibility. Further evaluation is warranted to rule out any other hormonal abnormalities such as hyper prolactinemia and hypothyroidism in addition to polycystic ovarian syndrome.

In brief: Yes

Depending if having irregular periods is a change from the person's normal pattern.
If the normal pattern has been regular and then as she matures irregularity occurs then early menopause is a possibility. Further evaluation is warranted to rule out any other hormonal abnormalities such as hyper prolactinemia and hypothyroidism in addition to polycystic ovarian syndrome.
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