I am 48 yrs old, over the past couple years my period has been irregular coming between every 2 to 3 weeks, sometimes light 1 to 3 days sometimes heavy with clotting for 3 to 5 days. During some of these menstrual cycles I get extremely tired with no energy at all, I ache all over, I pass a lot of clots, I have dark circles under my eyes and just generally feel sick. Is this pre-menopause or could there be something else going on here. I have been treated twice in my life for cervical dysplasia and I haven't had a pap in several years, I have had some light discharge and have thought at times that I had a yeast infection and just recently for 3 days I was having pain in my back like it was my kidneys, that was two weeks ago and have had no pain since then. I know I need to go see the GYN, but I wanted some advice first as I do not have insurance at this time. thanks, terriView Thread
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