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Reply: Sore Nipples
Well - glad I'm not alone - mad there is not much help. This has been going on for nearly a week, getting a...More
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Menstrating after a year
I have not had a period since July of last year. I started my period this morning and I believed I was in...More
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Reply: Norethindrone dosage
Thank you so much for your reassuring reply; as I said, I had wondered why I had not been prescribed the...More
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Reply: Bleeding after coming off progesterone
Dear annb54, I agree with An_2594129. This is supposed to happen, and I hope that this truly acts...More
Reply: Chest pains with hot flashes
Dear Angrier1964, Just to follow up a bit: have you had evaluation beyond electrocardiograms?...More
Reply: chest tightness
Dear konagirl76, We have many women who experience chest tightness with their hot flashes; many...More
Reply: Menopause
Dear capricorn28, Sorry you've been through a lot; but I'm glad you are basically doing very well....More
Reply: Prempro, Sweats, and Flashes
Dear Lori, I'm glad you are feeling better. It is quite safe to add something like estroven, if...More
Reply: Six months no period
Dear bernieortiz, Alas, until you go a full year without a period, it is possible for you still to...More
Reply: starting a period a week after stopping one
Dear An_259359, Irregular bleeding is very common during perimenopause, as we stop ovulating...More
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Reply: Worst Menopause Symptom?
Mine is the dryness and itching, I can handle the hot flashes but the pain from the itching and dryness is...More
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Reply: Menopause - itching, burning, crawling sensation o...
I too have this condition. I am 56, menopause several yrs ago. I had itchy forearms about 11 yrs ago. It went...More
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light spotting
Hi I'm 46 and haven't had a period for over 6 months. I've been separated from my husband for 2 moths. I've...More
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Reply: Increased effect of alcohol during Perimenopause?
Thank you for your candid reply luv62... I appreciate you sharing your personal experience with me....More
Posted by lightatendoftunnel
Sore nipples
This discussion thread was so very helpful. I had my hysterectomy at 43 and all was fine until I hit about 68....More
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Reply: Feeling Nervous
Thank you so much for your time and reply. I really appreciate it.
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Reply: Flashing, frustrated & Confused
Thankyou, I will definitely seek the help. Im going to give these mega doses of Black cohosh a little...More
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Reply: What Should I Do
Thanks very much, Dr. Minkin. She is 38, 100% healthy and a non-smoker. I know she is scheduled to see her...More
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Reply: hot flashes at 65
Dear lynfos, Good question; and are they possibly related to menopause? Yes, but it is an unusual...More
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Reply: New Menopause Medication ???
Menopause is the permanent cessation of the primary functions of the ovaries.During that phase who have to...More
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Reply: Menopause & bleeding after sex
Try some lubrication that might give you relief while having sex and if the bleeding continue then do...More
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Reply: signs of menopause ??
Hi I did take one I bought at a dollar tree on the 5th of september Used first morning urine. Came back negative....More
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Reply: Early Menopause- New Diagnosis
Dear tooearly1974, I am sorry to hear you are menopausal at such a young age, but I am glad that...More
Chest Pains with Hot Flashes
I can't say I have the chest pain, but know our bodies are ever changing. A friend of mine suggested I take...More
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Reply: PERIMENOPAUSE??? Going crazy????
Dear undefined, I hope you will get lots of good suggestions, and start feeling better, too. You...More
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Reply: Menopause onset while on the pill
Thank you for the good advice, I may try if and see what happens.
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Reply: Period after 18 months
Dear uboo64, Glad things are better. Indeed, a 4mm lining of the uterus is good (it's nice and...More
Reply: Progesterone Symptons
Dear annb54, Certainly any progestin can affect mood (like making you nervous). If your doctor...More
Reply: Has anyone had problems with BHRT pellets?
Dear Moonphaz, As you read, I am not a big fan of the pellets; problems like yours do indeed...More
Reply: Menoquil and Effexor
Dear tjschatter, One question: have you had your thyroid functions checked? Have you considered...More

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