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Reply: Continuous heavy bleeding.
Thanks for your response. I scheduled the D&C and polyp removal for next month. I got another round of blood...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
Vaginal dryness and Painfull Intercourse
I can't take any estregen because I had a blood clot in my leg and the ddoctor will not prescribe any meds...More
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Reply: Menopause and cramping pain
very true, HRT solved my problem with the severe pain but pain comes every now and then,, ShooshMore
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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: Rectocele and Vaginal Tear
Dear An_258629, What you are describing does sound a bit unusual, and I'm not sure what is...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
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Reply: Menopause Blues
Your lining may have built up from the ablation. Ablation scars the lining and the blood can become trapped...More
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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
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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
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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
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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
Reply: armpit burning/pain
Dear kdub420 and headbw53, Itching is not a "classic" menopausal symptom, although a feeling of...More
Reply: Period after menopause?
Dear whatnow53, It sounds like you are not fully menopausal. Indeed, when we have folks come off...More
Reply: Postmenopausal bleeding while on SSRI
Dear Webizen, Good question-but to the best of our knowledge, the lexapro works through a separate...More
Reply: Chest pains with hot flashes
Dear jsgeibleyut, I would see if your primary care doc would refer you to a cardiologist; I always...More
Reply: Night Sweats Back after a year
Dear ajk1962f, Indeed, in perimenopause all bets are off; periods can come and go, and until you...More
Reply: Menopause and Hot/Humid Weather
Hi. Had to re-register with a modified screen name because my account was deleted by mistake. I live in the...More
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Back Under a Slightly Different Screen Name....
WebMD deleted my account because of a misunderstanding with an inquiry I sent via email. I wish that they had...More
Posted by ajk_1962f
Joint pain is a fairly common complaint in perimenopause and menopause. Here is an interesting article in...More
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Reply: Worst Menopause Symptom?
I also experienced SEVERE mood changes including suicidal depression after an unwarranted hysterectomy. I...More
Posted by Anon_6061
Incessant Itching
I think it's so sad that I've been to a Dermatologist and my OBGYN and no one has even mentioned that Menopause...More
Posted by kdub420
Reply: Menopause
Hello, Here is some information on postmenopause that you may find it helpful to read through. Your...More
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Reply: menopause
Menopause is defined as the state of an absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. The menopausal...More
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