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Vivelle Dot and low back pain? Endometrisos too.....
I'm hoping Dr. Minkin can weigh in with any info she's gleaned from her patients over the years. I've almost...More
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Orgasm problems after menopause
I had my last period about 1.5 years ago and since then I have had orgasm difficulties. I previously have...More
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When to take HRT to maintain heart & bones
Hello Mary Jane. I wrote another thread earlier this year when following a very high FSH reading my doctor...More
Posted by righttime
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Omg
Just been told by Dr that I am and prob have been in the early stages of menopause for the last 2 years. I...More
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Really hating this
Anyone else just hating all of these symptoms and problems? I don't feel like myself anymore, and that makes me...More
Posted by juuldi
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55 And Still In Perimenopause?
Having gone 11 months without a period last year they returned and were quite regular for a few months....More
Posted by violetcreams
HELP!!!! Dryness at 59
I am sitting here in tears after seeing my gynecologist, who is not giving me substantive support/feedback...More
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HELP!!!! Dryness at 59
I am sitting here in tears after seeing my gynecologist, who is not giving me substantive support/feedback...More
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HELP!!!! Dryness at 59
I am sitting here in tears after seeing my gynecologist, who is not giving me substantive support/feedback...More
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Hormone Therapy for Perimenopause Symptoms if you ...
Looking for some advice on hormone therapy that would ease perimenopause symptoms like night sweats,...More
Posted by endosister1
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54 and still having periods
Holy Mary! Irregular periods is an understatement! My "typical" cycle length has been 23-25 days, 6 day...More
Posted by justkim2013
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Perimenopause, anxiety and sleep issues - looking ...
I'm new to the board and was looking for advice about treating anxiety during early perimenopause. I've...More
Posted by endosister1
itching after sex
hi i am 33 and i had to have a partial hysterectomy in 2013 and now i am having vaginal itching after sex as...More
Posted by chrisf33
Hot Flashes relief
I am having hot flashed for over 8 months now. The hot flashes announce themselves by this overall sick feeling...More
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Low estrogen level
I am 69 been on estradiol and progesterone for a long time has always worked great. My estrogen level has...More
Posted by woodshoes
Menstral cycles
I have recently had an iud taken out and been bleeding ever since going on 12 days how normal is that and...More
Posted by grandmagarn
Women's Breast Discharge
Hi there, Is it normal to have a discharge from your breast after menopause. I noticed it in my bathing suit....More
Posted by An_263556
Going through Pre or menopause
Hi Dr I am 52 stop my periods bang on 50 then had after three months then nothing. Start taking trisequens...More
Posted by szbarker
one sore nipple
about a week ago one of my nipples became sore. It does not look irritated and its not really bad but I...More
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Period cramps killing me
I had my period last 6 months ago and it came yesterday and I never had this period cramps ever I tried Advil...More
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Progesterone 200mg/day is this normal?
I'm hoping Dr. Minkin can add her thoughts. I'm 49 and peri-menopausal (all tests indicate menopause is here...More
Posted by briz350
Sore nipples...and other changes
Hello Sisterhood. For the past five years, weight gain has taken over my body, followed by a year of migraine...More
Posted by An_263461
Sore nipples...and other changes
Hello Sisterhood. For the past five years, weight gain has taken over my body, followed by a year of migraine...More
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Menopausal?
I am 48 and it has been 13 months since I had a period. However, 6 months ago I had an hour or two where...More
Posted by snuffthroostr_
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Question
Anyone experience a bout of feeling though you are going to faint? Rapid heart rate, especially after...More
Posted by An_263416
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Odd symptoms
I am 50 couldn't tell you when my last period was as I had the hormonal coil fitted 4 years ago which stopped...More
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