Join the 9 million people who found a smarter way to get Expert help

Recent Pre Menopause questions

I have been having irregular bleeding a year now. My gyn is

Hi Pearl, I have been having irregular bleeding for over a year now. My gyn is aware. He had put me on progesterone in past but didn't help. I am 39 yrs old and had a tubal ligation 12/2014 during my csection.JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?Customer: my question is, my period started July 2 and I bled regular red flow for 5 days but I have been spotting light pink/brown since with cramping. Should I be concerned? I am only taking my Epilepsy medicine.JA: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Are you in any pain?Customer: I have been having irregular bleeding for over a year but this month seems worse. It's not excruciating pain but it feels like PMS symptoms? Last night at bedtime I had terrible cramping in my lower groin/ pelvis area but it isn't as bad todayJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: I do have Sjogrens. Diagnosed in December 2015. Thanks for listening😊

Read more

Dr David

Radiation Oncology Attending Director

Post-Doctoral Degree

star-full
47,802 satisfied customers
MY MOTHER HAD CERVICAL CANCER. NOW MY CA 124 IS 50. AFTER

MY MOTHER HAD CERVICAL CANCER. NOW MY CA 124 IS 50.AFTER READING UP ON IT I FOUND THAT BY WOMEN IN MY AGE(48) THAT MARKER IS SOMETIMES ELEVATED DUE TO PRE-MENOPAUSE. IS THAT CORRECT?I ALSO HAD A PELVIC ULTRASOUND DONE WITH THIS RESULT:RIGHT OVARY 3.7X3.1X3.0 CM. LEFT OVARY 3.0X1.7X2.3 CM. THERE IS A RIGHT CYST PRESENT.2.5X2.7X2.5 CM IN SIZE. SOME MILD INTERNAL ECHOES AND SLIGHT MURAL IRREGULARITY PRESENT. THIS MAY REPRESENT A DEGREE OF MILD CYST COMPLICATIONS

Read more

Dr David

Radiation Oncology Attending Director

Post-Doctoral Degree

star-full
47,802 satisfied customers
After my hysterectomy... My breasts have dropped... Big

Hi. After my hysterectomy... My breasts have dropped... Big belly...buttocks drooped..gained weight.. Memory loss ..gotten gray...I'm not the same person...it has been six months and still having some cramping..I feel stiff... Hair loss...its crazy.. I'm on the patch estriodo.. Its bad

Read more

star-full
26,448 satisfied customers
I'm 43 years old up until 3 months ago had normal periods

I'm 43 years old up until 3 months ago had normal periods took a preg test that expired in jan it came back neg. Could it be that iam pregnant or is it pre menopauseJA: Are you in any pain? How regular are your periods?Customer: no pain up until now normal periodJA: Is there anything else the Gynecologist should be aware of?Customer: noJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Gynecologist about your situation and then connect you two.

Read more

star-full
26,448 satisfied customers
I am 45 and have a late period and negative pregnancy test.

I am 45 and have a late period and negative pregnancy test. Last few years my cycles have gone from 28-30 days to 25-27 days. Today I am on day 29 and no period yet. The problem is I am having bad lower back ache and occasional cramping. I am also bothered by feeling hot and clammy at times. Assuming I didn't ovulate and that is the reason my period is late, are these symptoms normal? I'm uncomfortable and feel anxious.

Read more

Dr Uzair

FCPS (R) General Surgery

M.B.,B.S. FCPS

star-full
7,930 satisfied customers
I am 40 year old woman. first time i missed a

Hi,I am 40 year old woman. For the first time i missed a period (zero chance of pregnancy) but then when it did arrive a month later, I have been bleeding for 10days, the last 8 of them relatively heavily. My typical cycle is 4 days and like clockwork. I do not take birth control, or any other medication. How concerned should I be? i am travelling for 6 weeks in 2 weeks time I have an appt for exam mid june but want to know if there is urgency for me to see a doctor. I cant remember when my last pelvic exam was, maybe 4/5 yrs ago. Thanks.

Read more

Dr Josh

Doctor

B.A.M.S.

star-full
2,908 satisfied customers
Diagnosed with a small complex in appearance septated cyst

Diagnosed with a small complex in appearance septated cyst on my left ovary. I am pre-menopause how concerned should I be about cancer? I had the ultrasound because I have irregular periods and stomach bloating.

Read more

Dr Ted Manos

Self Employed

MD

star-full
676 satisfied customers
Last couple of months I noticed my period has shorted to two

For the last couple of months I noticed my period has shorted to two days and this month it lasted only one day. What does that mean? I am worried this will affect my chances of getting pregnant? I will be 39 next month.

Read more

star-full
26,448 satisfied customers
I'm 3 1/2 months post hysterectomy/oophorectomy, on HRT (1

I'm 3 1/2 months post hysterectomy/oophorectomy, on HRT (1 mg Estrace) which has helped my hot flashes greatly, but i've developed severe depressive symptoms which have become unbearable (although I've been on Effexor XR for a few years and recently increased its dosage to no avail). Can increasing the estrogen dosage help? Any other suggestions?Thank you

Read more

Dr. Norm S.

Doctoral Degree

star-full
11,628 satisfied customers
View more ob gyn questions
In The News