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Causes of irregular periods with flow variations in a 50 year old - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i am 50 years lady and having problem of irregular periods for 15 days and sometime twice in a month from last two years. is it the case of menopause.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It could be but ioher causes also have to be ruled out.
User :   but i am afraid as having this problem from last 2 years.
Doctor :   I suggest that you consult a Gynec for a physical examination but meanwhile I would like to know
Doctor :   Is there any pain in the abdomen?
User :   yes.... jlittle pain
User :   but sometime but flow is very heavy
User :   and periods occur sometime 15-20 days and sometime 7-10 days
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there any bleeding after sex?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest that you take plenty of bed rest, eat more calcium rich diet like cheese and
Doctor :   milk
Doctor :   And you should get a Gynec check up
Doctor :   with an Ultrasound Pelvis
Doctor :   Are you with me?

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