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menopause and foliculitis
Has anyone has problems with foliculitis during menopause? In September 2014 I begin experiencing a breakout of...More
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Reply: Surgical Menopause
Ladies - How are you doing? Have you found an HRT that helps with your symptoms, emotional and physical?...More
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Advancing Health after Hysterectomy
I wanted to share with our community the formation of a new organization. Millions of women in...More
Last period was over a year ago
Hello, my last period was December 9, 2013. On December 16, 2014, I started having some brown spotting. This...More
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Thickened uterus
I'm 63 years old I have had a small mount of spotting. Had a ultrasound & it showed a thickened uterus, It is...More
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Reply: Vaginal Bleeding at 64
Dear Carmie21, Indeed, your vaginal dryness certainly may be related to both your Sjogren's and...More
Menopause stomach sweat glands
Hi I posted awhile ago. What I thought was odor coming from the vagina it's not my problem. I read...More
Posted by purpleangel001
Bad vaginal odor when using estrogen
I am post menopausal. I had a a bilateral ophorectomy two years ago. When sexual intercourses became painful,...More
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Vaginal Odor
Try using Crystal Salt spray, it kills odor causing bacteria. Spray it on the vulva and upper thighs. Works...More
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Reply: Very strong vaginal order
Dear An_26091, You didn't mention a few things-are you still having periods? Is there any chance...More
Reply: premenapause or pregancy symptoms
Dear Mikalee, It would be unlikely but not impossible; again, until you go a full year without a...More
Reply: How to relax about not using birth control
Dear An_246914, I would agree with your doctor; an FSH of 54 a year ago would strongly go against...More
Reply: Perimenopausal and PAINFUL NIPPLES
Dear Sherryboyce, This is a very common complaint; and a hormonal imbalance is a good way to...More
Reply: Menopause twice
Sorry to hear you had a hysterectomy. I did too (at age 50) and it has been one hellish experience! And to...More
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Reply: No period since March 30, 2014
Dear njdesigns, Alas, you do have to reset the menopause clock; so you now have to officially...More
Reply: Hot Flashes
Thank you I appreciate the reply and will keep that in mind.
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Reply: irritability and mood swings
Take deer velvet supplement. It will help combat your period. It works best in normalizing the hormone...More
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Reply: Another menopause
Dear An_260290, I would agree that the likeliest explanation is that part of your ovarian activity...More
Reply: menstrual cycle 7 years after menopause
Dear Julieh918, First, I assume from your comment about Iraq is that you were in the armed...More
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Reply: Mirena at 48?
Thank you so very much!!
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Reply: menapause
Isn't it terrible!! The thing I hate about losing control of my hormones is that it makes me look as if I'm...More
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Reply: Insomnia
Thank you Dr Minkin. I appreciate you sending me this prescription.
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Reply: what is going on!?
Age 40 is on the young side to start perimenopause but if your female relatives started early, then you are...More
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Reply: ..the other menopause symptoms...
Dear carina61, Several things might be helpful for you. If you want to try some over the counter...More
Reply: New to this community and have sore nipples
Dear Suzie, It's very unlikely that your symptoms are related to an underlying cancer. It is not...More
Reply: Perimenopause, thyroid problem, hormones =:oO
Dear Michelle45, Many women do experience anxiety in the perimenstrual time frame, which is where...More
Reply: Oh My Breast!
Dear lamb57, During the perimenopausal transition, it is common to have intermittent breast pain,...More
Reply: having a period last to long
Dear lgt1966, Please don't worry-these are classic symptoms of perimenopause; we stop ovulating...More
Reply: Severe lower back pain...menopause symptom?
Dear socalgirl99, Hope you'll feel better soon. I would agree with Anon_6061, that back pain isn't...More
..the other menopause symptoms...
I have it all....the hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia...all the lovely physical stuff that comes with this...More
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Darkened Skin above my lip
What can I do about dark skin above my upper lip. I have gone through menopause already. I have tried skin bleach to no avail. What do I ... More
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