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    Heavy Periods
    Greetings, I skipped a period last month for the first time and now my period is here and will not stop. I...More
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    Painful Sex
    I was diagnosed as post-menopausal in 2010 and continued to enjoy sex up until 2014. I've had sex exactly...More
    Posted by toadywot
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    Menopause Question
    I am 58 years old and have not gone through menopause. My last period was in January of this year. About 2...More
    Posted by An_267682
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    Symptoms?
    Can someone give me some real symptoms of menopause please? I feel depressed, anxious and totally fogged out.
    Posted by An_267646
    Symptoms?
    Can someone give me some real symptoms of menopause please? I feel depressed, anxious and totally fogged out.
    Posted by An_267646
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    Very light period (?) - do I need to start my meno...
    Hi Dr. Minkin, My last period was mid-February. I had my annual gynecologist check up in April, and...More
    Posted by mydaughtersmom44
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    Doctor wants me off bcp to check menopause
    Hi everyone, I'm new here. I'm 52.5 years old and have been on combination bcp for the last 3 years. I had no...More
    Posted by Msudul1
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    ovestin use after breast and uterine cancer
    I have been prescribed this cream but am reading that it should not be used if I have had either breast...More
    Posted by An_267622
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    Is HRT a must for health after Menopause?
    Dr. Minkin: I'm on some menopause sites and, as you can imagine, debates rage fiercely over the use of HRT in...More
    Posted by briz350
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    Menopause
    I recently saw my doctor for a UA to rule out a UTI. I am 53-years-old and because the analysis was negative,...More
    Posted by An_267608
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    Severe Menopause Symptoms
    I am 54 years old and was on the hormone Angeliq for almost 4 years. Symptoms were somewhat controlled but...More
    Posted by Robocon
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    HRT side effects
    I have been on MInivelle patch and Progesterone oral (200mg) for a few months now. I have almost no hot...More
    Posted by chteacher
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    Constant Headaches after Laparoscopically Assisted...
    I have been having headaches after my surgery on May 19,2016. We had to go to the ER on May 23, 2016 due to...More
    Posted by An_267604
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    HRT technical question for Dr. Minkin
    I'm almost 50 and have been in Vivelle Dot 0.05 for just over a year. I take 12 days of Prometrium every 4...More
    Posted by briz350
    HRT technical question for Dr. Minkin
    I'm almost 50 and have been in Vivelle Dot 0.05 for just over a year. I take 12 days of Prometrium every 4...More
    Posted by briz350
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    Getting off birth control pill
    I just turned 50 this year. I have been on the pill since I was 19 with the exception of 2 times when I went off...More
    Posted by tean4d
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    Frequent Extreme and Sudden Fatigue
    Hello there, I am undergoing menopause at the moment (last 6 months roughly) at the age of 45. I do...More
    Posted by YogaGreenHealthy
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    49 with Continual Spotting (Scared To Death)
    Hi Everyone; I am probably worrying for nothing but as a young girl I lost my father when I was 12 and had...More
    Posted by 2weeks2many
    Lactation and Menopause
    I am a 51 year old woman who would like to lactate ... I have been thru menopause, done and over with. I...More
    Posted by Slaveforlife64
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    IBS and Perimenopause
    I am 52, and have had IBS-d for at least 5 yrs, on and off. This sping, I had a very heavy, irregular period...More
    Posted by Jblu28
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    Mood/Irritability and Meds
    Has anyone benefited from taking SSRIs to manage mood during perimenopause? I'm grumpy and have a short fuse....More
    Posted by An_267551
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    Menopause years after a hysterectomy
    I had a full hysterectomy 25 years ago. Is it possible for me to have menopause now?
    Posted by dkimb
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    Spotting during menopause
    I am a 59 year old African American woman and just yesterday I notice that I was spotting after not having a...More
    Posted by ctanner
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    56 Is This Too Old To Still Be Perimenopausal?
    I am now 56 (Last March) and still very much in perimenopause. I seem to be having oestrogen surges at...More
    Posted by violetcreams
    Hot flashes 20 years after a hystarectamy
    I had a full hystarectamy(my uterus and my ovaries) 25 years ago and I am having hot flashes for the last 5...More
    Posted by An_267509
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    Bleeding Changing Medicine Menopause
    So I was confirmed to be going through menopause in February (had hot flashes, etc) and since I'm 39 (no prior...More
    Posted by sundays
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    FSH Results and Further Planning 33.3
    Hello again Dr. Minkin, not sure if I should have started another post but hoped you might find me easy...More
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