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Is sudden onset of digestive issues (bloating and gas) a symptom of perimenopause?

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Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: No

A lot of different things can do this but it is not a characteristic symptom of perimenopause.
On the other hand, ovarian problems (cancer in a worst case situation) can occasionally present this way, so that any workup should include a look at the ovaries.

In brief: No

A lot of different things can do this but it is not a characteristic symptom of perimenopause.
On the other hand, ovarian problems (cancer in a worst case situation) can occasionally present this way, so that any workup should include a look at the ovaries.
Dr. Timothy Brown
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine

In brief: No

That would be a really unusual first symptom of menopause, it's due to other reasons.
Good wishes.

In brief: No

That would be a really unusual first symptom of menopause, it's due to other reasons.
Good wishes.
Dr. Gerard Honore
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