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  • 3 hours ago

    Question about menopause

    Does menopause make you super fatigued ? I have been walking around very fatigued and weak for almost 2 weeks. I have other symptoms too but I thought maybe this foggy feely may be caused from that. Just feel weird. Very weak need to know why
  • 3 days ago

    Embarrassing question about urination/incontinence

    I'm 58. Not honestly sure if I'm menopausal, yet - doc says no, but I'm not sure. I was on birth control pills from about age 17 to 40, when I had a hysterectomy (still have my ovaries) and rarely had periods while on the pill, and (obviously) don't have them now. But I'm noticing that, when I'm in my swimming pool, as I'm about to start up the steps to come out of the water - I sometimes almost lose control and have to work really hard to get out of the pool without urinating....
  • 18 days ago

    Premenopausal? Husband needs advice.

    My wife is 43, for several years now she had a ‘spell of irritability and combativeness’ almost every 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 months. For 4 to around 8 days she is almost impossible to interact with, and I’m the bad guy for everything, and because I have encouraged her to have her hormones tested- I’m treated like I’m trying to have her ‘sent off’. I have had zero luck at getting her to see a medical professional about her mood swings. She does want to admit it. Her family does not want to see it, I’m being....
  • 18 days ago

    Changing doctors and...

    I wasn't sure where to put this but: I'm in the process of changing doctors. I have most of my records going back to 2015. I'm 58 and this would be a primary care doctor. Do I really need to take ALL of this to the new doctor's office (or fax it? I have a 5 lb envelope from one hospital ALONE for a cardiac stress test and an upper GI!) Would they want every lab test I've ever had, or would the last 3 years suffice? What about office notes from visits? My last doctor was very judgmental....
  • 18 days ago

    Late symptoms??

    My last period was April 2012. I still have some hot flashes and brain fog, etc. But a few weeks ago I began to itch all over my upper body. Head, neck, shoulders, breasts, tummy. No rash, just this infernal itch that went on all day and woke me up at night. Went to the Dr., who ordered bloodwork for thyroid, liver, sugar, etc. All came back normal. So my question is...can meno symptoms appear more than 7 years after your last period? Or do symptoms have to appear immediately or soon after meno strikes....
  • 18 days ago

    Menopause question

    If I am no longer producing eggs, does that mean I'm Post menopause or still in perimenopause, because of symptoms?
  • 1 month ago

    Thickening of Uterus wall age 45

    Hi, I've just been diagnosed via a Trans Vag scan that I have a thickening of the Uterus. I'm 45 and haven't had any menopausal symptoms except for irregular periods and abnormal bleeding for 20 days. I've ready that hormone treatment can increase chances of cancer if used over a long period. I would like to avoid hormone treatment. I've also read that if the thickening happens pre-menopausal you are at a higher risk of developing cancer. Can you let me what is true and what's....
  • 1 month ago

    Do I still need these EVERY year?

    AT my last GYN visit, my doctor said since I had never had an "abnormal" Pap smear, was post-menopausal, monogamous for 20+ years and human papilloma virus negative, I only needed a Pap smear every 3 years. I was thinking I NEVER need another one. Same with a mammogram; have never had an abnormality BUT have very dense breast tissue and the GYN DID suggest the next time I have one, to do it via MRI instead. My insurance won't cover this; when I get to a certain age I'm positive....
  • 1 month ago

    Period just stopped

    I’m 36... birthed 4 babies. My youngest is 3 and my tubes are tied. My periods have been regular until this one . I’ve had no issues until now
  • 4 months ago

    too small for sex

    one thing I notice on message boards regarding the topic of women/mens sizes, they only seem to address complaints from women who have had numerous births and have complaints about being loose..what about older women who have never had children and maybe only have sex once a year or less.. and essentially are not elastic for sex? why is it gyns only can suggest the woman "do something" to change her physical dynamics? i.e. stretch it out every once in a while, lube etc..seems one sided....