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Menopause Question

09-30-2017

When I'm counting months with no period for purposes of determining if I'm in menopause, does spotting count as a period? I haven't had a period since early March, but this week I have light spotting. Do I have to go back to zero and count up to 12 months again?

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Answered by:
Shafi Ullah Khan
10-24-2017

Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. This spotting is part of perimenopause and yes it can be considered and counted again from here for the next 12 months. However, it's variable and will depend on your hormones . Consult your gynecologist and let them decide what is best for you.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan

Answered by:
Dr. Sanjoy Bhattacharyya
10-24-2017

Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Spotting should not be considered as a cycle and you can just ignore it while counting your flow-less months.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care

11-05-2017

I feel laziness and i feel so irritated and always feel the pain in my head and i feel dizzy and actually i feel like i was in a menopause a premature menopause because i dont have my menstruation for almost 3months and i dont even try to have sex is this what they called premature menopause?

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