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I'm 49 and have periods every month usually within 22-28

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Hi,
I'm 49 and have periods every month usually within 22-28 days. This month I am close to two weeks without a period. I know I'm not pregnant...but, can it be safe to conclude that this is the start of menopause? I do have tender breasts and feel PMS symptoms.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Stan replied 6 months ago.
Hi Dr Stan here to help you today. What you are describing is Peri-Menopause or the beginning of menopause. Yes, your assumption is correct. I am here to answer any additional questions you may have and a positive rating of 3-5 stars is always appreciated.