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Reply: How does a man handle menopause
Great to see you are excessively worry about her, Menopause is a hard unavoidable truth for ladies that...More
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Reply: Hot flashes with chest discomfort
Look down 21 posts, there's a very long thread on this very thing.
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Skin Problems
I am a 59 years, black female and 3 years after Menopause (2011). I was diagnosed (2010) with Rheumatoid...More
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Cosmetic Surgery
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Reply: Cramps after menopause
Dear An_262155, Women do occasionally have cramps associated with a polyp-the uterus sort of views...More
Reply: Another hot flash question ugh!
Dear An_246914, Just about anything can trigger a hot flash; indeed we really don't know what...More
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Reply: Thickened uterus
I am 54 and going through the same thing, but had a D&C. They found a large polyp and removed of course, 3...More
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Reply: Sore Nipples
Thank God I found this - I saw a lot of the dates were from 5 years ago but very much what I'm going through...More
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Reply: Premature ovarian failure and hrt
Dear bcs8791, A high FSH is certainly a good indicator, but if you are still having periods,...More
Reply: New Study on Hormone Therapy for Hot Flashes
Dear maxprovust, Thanks for sharing-good updates, Mary JaneMore
New HRT Guidelines released
With a sigh of relief, British doctors received new guidelines regarding HRT from the British Menopause...More
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Reply: Bleeding after endo ablation post menopausal
Dear An_261973, Sorry you are experiencing these problems. The issues are a bit unusual-at 59,...More
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gyn was no help for tender nipples
I had my annual checkup and mentioned the sore nipples, and the muscle coming from the side feels like I...More
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Reply: Pain like Back Labor
Numerous women experience lower back aches during and after menopause, alongside joint pain. The back pain can...More
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Reply: Why?
It has been so very helpful to not only me but a whole group of women that I've come to know on a women's...More
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Reply: Constant light bleeding - HELP
I has this symptom on and off over the last 4 years, all ok per my gyn and tests, it is on the TOP of my list...More
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Reply: facial/lip swelling
Dear slaw1962, The progesterone should be long gone by now; however, I would defer to an allergist...More
Reply: Estrogel?
Dear marilynbl and darstan64, As we have discussed before, there are FDA approved bioidentical...More
Reply: confused
Dear Robree, Until you go a full year without a period, periods are not officially done. And alas,...More
Reply: Ménopause and Periods
I am going througH the same thing. I haven't had a period in several months and now I am. It worries me because...More
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Reply: Chest pains with hot flashes
Yes!!! I have the same chest pains. At night, started after the panic attacks started. I have not figured out...More
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Reply: 61 and spotting
Dear An_261795, You did exactly the correct thing in contacting your health care provider, and an...More
Reply: 49 and spotting?
Dear Susansy808, Most gynecologists would consider that bleed a period; so alas that does reset...More
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Reply: Period in Menopause
Thank you for your reply, my period has ended as fast as it came, last two days! I have made an appointment...More
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Reply: Lost and confused
Dear creel06, A few things might be helpful. You really don't need progesterone, if you've had a...More
Reply: Young and confused!
Der An_261756, There are many many reasons why women skip periods-certainly, perimenopause is one...More
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Reply: Vaginal Dryness
My doctor gave me a prescription..
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Reply: Worst Menopause Symptom?
There is a supplement my nurse told me about. She uses it and I just started. It is "DHA" NOT to be confused...More
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Reply: Am I starting menopause?
Dear Dr. Minkin, Thank you for your response. It is helpful. An 'estrogen surge' sounds like par for the...More
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