I'm 51. Started taking the pill when I was 18 and was only off the pill during my 2 pregnancies. For the last couple of years my periods have been very light. My doctor told me I didn't need to be on the pill any more and took a blood test and told me I was menopausal, although I never experienced any menopausal sysptoms. She told me I didn't need to use any birth control. For the first 2 months of being off the pill I didn't get my period. Then I began to get very heavy periods every month. My periods now last 6 or 7 days. This has been going on for the past 6 months. How can I be in menopause? Do I need to use some kind of protection? Should I go back on the pill?View Thread
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