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Reply: Is total loss of interest in sex after menopause n...
Thank you, Dr. Minkin. I will discuss this with my wife but sometimes she is reluctant to discuss this with...More
Posted by stephensid
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Reply: Progesterone Symptons
I started Norethindrone 5mg three weeks ago. My period has now ended just lasted three days longer than normal.I...More
Posted by annb54
Reply: Vaginal Dryness
Dear ckikdl, You certainly could try Replens, which is available over the counter. Replens is a...More
Reply: i-cool
Dear cheaptrickfan, You could try the Icool-and see if it helps. and if you find yourself getting...More
Reply: Profuse sweating
Dear baytan2, I will agree with Anon_6061 that this sounds a bit unusual. It is indeed possible...More
Reply: Something was wrong
Dear lavinajoy, Part of what you were experiencing could be caused by manipulation (stretching in...More
Reply: Joint Pain
Dear Caraleame and luv62, taking ibuprofen is certainly a reasonable option; and many women find...More
Reply: Light Bleeding at Menopause
Dear An_258845, Good question! Although it does indeed sound like all your tests have been...More
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Reply: Rectocele and Vaginal Tear
Thank you so much. I do have an appointment in a few days.
Posted by lorreann
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Reply: Menopause and cramping pain
am glad that i saw some of these posts i really was confused my self i just had my period last month and...More
Posted by confused42
Reply: hot face at night?
Dear boots531956, Welcome to the site, and I'm sure you'll get good helpful answers from our...More
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Reply: Taking progesterone
Thanks for making me feel better.I do hope this medicine helps.I know it is strange that I still have a light...More
Posted by annb54
Reply: what do i do
Dear Kimmiec_73, The first question I would ask is have you and your health care provider looked...More
Reply: Nonstop bleeding
Dear mitinytoes, Certainly perimenopause can begin with this type of symptom; it is related to the...More
Reply: Continuous heavy bleeding.
Dear anon72, I think the d and c and polypectomy is an excellent idea. I hope that will resolve...More
Reply: Vaginal dryness and Painfull Intercourse
Dear An_258750, You certainly can try some over the counter products. Replens is a long acting...More
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Reply: Emotional Ups & Downs
Thank you for responding hoopy! I appreciate it very much! I have been staying busy, seems to help and I'm also...More
Posted by luv62
Reply: Cancer Scare But Very Confused - No Hormones?
Dear Ana, I too am delighted for you with the good news; and thanks for sharing it with all of our...More
Reply: PERIMENOPAUSE??? Going crazy????
Dear kimmievd, Estrogen therapy could be very helpful for your symptoms; remember that there are...More
Reply: calcification
Dear Maddatmeno, Calcium deposits can occur just about anywhere in the body. The lower uterine...More
Reply: My D&C
Dear maddatmeno, I should have read all posts first before answering some! Anyhow, there are a few...More
Reply: Perimenopause driving me crazy
Dear Virginia1967, The Ortho Evra patch does contain slightly more estrogen than the lowest dose...More
Reply: Severe perimenopause symptoms
I am also suffering post-hysterectomy and wish I was whole again. It's a shame you lost your uterus for...More
Posted by Anon_6061
Reply: Menopause Blues
Your lining may have built up from the ablation. Ablation scars the lining and the blood can become trapped...More
Posted by Anon_6061
Reply: Cramps after a Hysterectomy
I have heard of this happening with other women who have had hysterectomies especially if they had / have...More
Posted by Anon_6061
Menopause Blues
I had no period for elevan wonderful months. Than,cramping and lower pain for 2 weeks and yikes, I got a...More
Posted by maddatmeno
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Reply: New Menopause Medication ???
Macafem is an herbal supplement that provides support to the hormonal system, helping maintain hormones at...More
Posted by anginaberryz
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Reply: Is this perimenopause
Perimenopause means around menopause and refers to the time period during which a woman's body makes its...More
Posted by anginaberryz
Reply: I need help please
Dear kerri3t, I am confused; are you taking birth control pills regularly? and how have your...More
Reply: Hot Flashes and Lightheadedness
Dear An_258577, The most effective therapy for your symptoms would be estrogen therapy. I would...More

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