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Reply: Chest pains with hot flashes
Thank you so very much for sharing your experience. I am 53 yrs old and for the past 2 weeks my hot...More
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Reply: Menopause issues!
I really hope it works for you! The patches made me so suicidal and the BP made me angry, head fuzzy, dizzy ,...More
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Reply: Insonmia during menopause
Dear globrook, Trazedone is quite a reasonable sleeping medication; many of my patients have taken...More
Reply: Chest pain before mensus
Dear An_262962, I will encourage you to go check in with the cardiology folks again; this type of...More
Reply: Pellet problems
Dear tmiller58, I am not a big fan of pellets. Depending on what dosage of meds they gave you, the...More
Reply: Vaginal dryness and frustration
Dear fina96, that would be great! Alas, other than water, I don't think there is anything with no...More
Reply: Birth control/ low libido in perimenopause
Dear Jessrauth, None of these remedies work for everyone, unfortunately, and it sounds like you...More
Reply: Bleeding after menopause
Dear ctred, Sounds like a reasonable plan. If you do keep bleeding though, in the meanwhile, do...More
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Reply: Early Onset Menopause/Ovarian Failure
Glad to hear the redness and oily patches are better! I just started taking a hair, skin, and nails...More
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Reply: Perimenopause; Menopause?
It sounds like you are going through menopause or your ovary is shutting down. I also had a hysterectomy at...More
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Reply: Combi Patch?
Thank you so much Dr. Minkin for explaining about the different hormone medications. I understand now and no...More
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Reply: Menopause and cramping pain
I am 64 and going through as I write this having hot flashes and cramps paid in lower area and back.I went...More
Posted by jaranicole
Reply: help needed
Dear An_262701, You didn't mention your age, but it certainly sounds like you are entering...More
Reply: cenestin
Dear onrylilsht, Cenestin is a form of conjugated estrogens. Other medications very similar to it...More
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Reply: Vaginal Odor during menopause
I had a funny odor too. It was not like any infection I had ever had. I smelled like the bottom of a...More
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Reply: Quitting HRT Cold Turkey Need Help
Dear demogirl66, Unfortunately, no one can give you an exact answer on how long symptoms last. Why...More
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Reply: Two Different Opinions
I am so grateful that you helped me with my question. Thank you!!!
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Uterine Pain after menopase
I'm wondering if any of you found out what was the problem with the pelvic pain. Currently I am having the same...More
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Reply: Year without a period, now bleeding again.
Dear Juicyplum, Delighted to hear that the ultrasound was good. However, if bleeding does...More

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Reply: 8 Years in Menopause Cramping Tender Breasts Lower...
Thank you for your advice. I went to my OB/GYN yesterday. Doing blood work up as well as scheduled an...More
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Reply: newbie
Thank you for your reply! I do have an appointment with my GP and also my GYN. I'm started taking...More
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Reply: Different Breast Size Post Menopause
Please disregard this I see it now. More
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Reply: sex after menopause
Dear An_256469, Not to worry! Besides lubrication, you need a moisturizer-if you want to try an...More
Reply: Sore Left Nipple
Dear gettingolder50, A couple of suggestions for the breast pain, which indeed is very common as a...More
Reply: Feel like I am dieing
Dear Momteresa5, I hope you were able to get to visit with your new doctor. Sounds like you might...More
Reply: Feel like I am dieing
New doctor... I hope you made arrangements for a longer consult with her. It will give you a chance to...More
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Reply: Vaginal infections
I am post menopausal 8 yrs. and diagnosed with BV 1/2014 and no amount of medication has "cured" the issue. ...More
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Reply: Perimenopause Anxiety
Thanks for the advice regarding the PROGEST. I purchased Emerita Progest several days ago because I am...More
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Reply: PERIMENOPAUSE??? Going crazy????
I feel your pain- literally. Every day that I wake up, I never know what to expect. I hope that your PCP...More
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Reply: Vaginal odor???????
THANK YOU Ms Gass, I do noticed that after intercourse its a really fishy order, I had a hysterectomy in...More
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