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What is the earliest age that you have heard of a woman going through menopause?
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Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Premature menopause
Menopause is when the ovaries stop making eggs and your periods no longer come.
For most women, this happens in mid to late 40's or early 50s. If your ovaries truly stop working before the age of 40, it is considered abnormally early. There are many conditions that may temporarily stop menstruation, including pregnancy. See your doctor if your periods have stopped and you don't know why.

In brief: Premature menopause
Menopause is when the ovaries stop making eggs and your periods no longer come.
For most women, this happens in mid to late 40's or early 50s. If your ovaries truly stop working before the age of 40, it is considered abnormally early. There are many conditions that may temporarily stop menstruation, including pregnancy. See your doctor if your periods have stopped and you don't know why.
Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Average age at menopause is 50 to 52, but any time after the age of 40 is considered normal for menopause to occur.
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Early menopause
I have seen 30 year old female with premature ovarian failure.
In certain conditions can happen much more earlier.

In brief: Early menopause
I have seen 30 year old female with premature ovarian failure.
In certain conditions can happen much more earlier.
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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