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I am 55 years old, no period for the past 13 months, Can I get pregnant if I have unprotected sex?
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Dear An_260539, Sorry-I did write an answer, and I think it didn't get through. One option that...More
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Dear An_260570, You did exactly the right thing in calling your doctor-however, to be honest, it...More
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Dear st1960, Folliculitis itself would be an unusual menopausal symptom-unless associated with...More
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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
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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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Dear An_26091, You didn't mention a few things-are you still having periods? Is there any chance...More
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Dear Mikalee, It would be unlikely but not impossible; again, until you go a full year without a...More
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Dear An_246914, I would agree with your doctor; an FSH of 54 a year ago would strongly go against...More
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Dear Sherryboyce, This is a very common complaint; and a hormonal imbalance is a good way to...More
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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
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Thank you I appreciate the reply and will keep that in mind.
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Take deer velvet supplement. It will help combat your period. It works best in normalizing the hormone...More
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Dear An_260290, I would agree that the likeliest explanation is that part of your ovarian activity...More
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Thank you so very much!!
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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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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
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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

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