Having gone 11 months without a period last year they returned and were quite regular for a few months. Now at 55 I have not had a period for 6 months, but have many days when I have signs of high oestrogen. These include a yellowish discharge which you can stretch for 4 cm like ovulation, but this is intermittent and occurs more heavily every 3 weeks or so. Is this normal to have high oestrogen signs at random and does this mean further bleeding is likely? I didn't have these signs when I missed 11 months and had night sweats then.
I am a normal weight, and since my periods returned last year I am not having night sweats. Is it normal to have ovulation type discharge and have others experienced this? Is it caused by the high FSH levels or could this stretchy mucus be a cause for concern? Is 55 late to still be in this stage- I was regular with my periods until 53.View Thread
Thank you so much for taking the time to reply to me. It is really appreciated. I am not having any problems with dryness or night sweats at all- so maybe it is ovarian estrogen production. I still have breast tenderness at times as well so I think there is still hormonal activity. Would you suggest a wait and see approach to the 12 months magic day? As long as this symptom isn't suggestive of any pathology I am happy to do so.View Thread
It has now been about 11 months since my last period- I am 54. During the last year I have still have episodes when I feel like I am trying to ovulate, and will have characteristic stringy clear egg white type mucus that was always part of my cycle for a few days intermittently.
Is this normal? No bleeding at all but just still feel as if I have periods of high oestrogen which I assume is stimulating the cervical mucus. Anyone else have this?
When should I expect things to dry up completely and should I be happy that I have not yet experienced atrophy or dryness? Do we often have more secretions before less in menopause?View Thread
I am almost 53 and having irregular periods. Some come after 46 days, some after only 20, some last for only 5 days and some in excess of 2 weeks. The latest in the saga is a period that started only 14 days after the previous one but it is very light -almost tarry and dark with minimal flow. Would this once again be lack of progesterone? I have all the other menopause symptoms going on- night sweats etc.
I am hoping to last without HRT so just wondering if anyone else has this pattern of bleeding and if the expert could advise.View Thread
Just wondering how you are doing? I have a similar bleeding pattern to yours and I am almost 53. I have had periods ranging from 46 days between to only 14 and periods lasting from 5 days to 3 weeks but not heavy. Can't wait for the end as this is all new territory!View Thread
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