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Reply: Early Onset Menopause/Ovarian Failure
My skin has stabilized in that it is not aging so rapidly! But my hair has been falling out for the 9 years...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
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Reply: Menopause issues!
Yep, headaches quite frequently before my period stopped at age 50. I'd say perimenopause was about 4yrs long...More
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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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Reply: Constant light bleeding - HELP
Dear An_262635, First of all, congratulations on stopping smoking-that's terrific. And as long as...More
Reply: worried about my period..
Dear envy bubbles. There are many causes of skipped periods besides pregnancy and menopause....More
Reply: Six months no period
Dear rudy_lynn_and honey, Please don't worry. It is very common for young women just starting...More
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Reply: Osphena?
Thank you so much for answering Dr. Minkin. I appreciate your advice on this medication as I'm trying to...More
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Reply: Why?
I am just starting to do this - I haven't done it before in my life but I'd like to confirm ovulation or...More
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Reply: The period that never stops
Dear suemca, Having a normal ultrasound of your ovaries and uterus is very reassuring, and this...More
Reply: Red, itchy face ?
Dear sjewell77, Women often get very flushed with hot flashes-but that would be unlikely to last...More
Reply: 49 yr old, not in a r'ship, no period for almost 3...
Dear sjewell77, Sounds like you are perimenopausal, from what you are saying. Your gynecologist...More
Reply: Increased effect of alcohol during Perimenopause?
Dear sofrito62, Indeed, women do sometimes report that they notice the effects of alcohol more in...More
Reply: no period for 11 months, now constant light flow f...
Dear vicky8264, You almost made it! It is still possible to get some ovarian activity at this...More
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Reply: Sore Nipples
Hanapearl i'm sorry you're experiencing this - my good friend had all the UTI problems - she even had to...More
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Reply: Bad vaginal odor when using estrogen
Thank you Mary Jane. I bought the repHresh which momentarily helped but I ended by getting a culture and had a...More
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Reply: After Menopause bleeding
Dear Doreen 426, This is indeed a bit confusing. you didn't mention how old you are-if someone is...More
Reply: Amberen weight gain
Dear escobar56, I wish I had a more helpful answer. Unfortunately, the best answer is still lots...More
Reply: Endometrial Biopsy for bleeding/spotting 6 weeks- ...
Dear briz350, Sounds like you and your doctor are on top of everything which is great. Hope this...More

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