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Premenopause and hot sweaty palms and missed period - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Premenopause and hot sweaty palms and missed period?
Doctor :   Hi,
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Doctor :   yes, increase sweating ( hot flushes ) and irregular periods is typical presentation
Doctor :   in perimenopause
User :   How do I know if its premenopause?
Doctor :   May i know your age ?User :   This is the first time i have missed period age 48
Doctor :   ok, well perimenoapuse is a long period , characterized by symptoms like irregular periods , mood swings , stress , irregular periods , increased bleeding , head ache , joint pains
Doctor :   there is no clear demarkation
Doctor :   first symptom to set in is period irregularity
User :   Great I have some of those systoms and have takne 2 at home pregnancy teste bothe negative ?
Doctor :   sometimes it may take 6 months to 2 years tn complete cessatioo attain of the periods
User :   So, do a wait and see if I get my period next month..I am very stress and Moody!
User :   Do the 2 negative PT mean anything?
Doctor :   no , the pregnancy tests are useless
Doctor :   as there will be no good ovulation the chances of pregnancy are very rare
User :   How do we know for sure?
User :   It it my age that indicates that?
User :   Also I have terriable lower back pain
Doctor :   there is a scan called Follicular scan which gives clear details of the ovary and the eggs in it
Doctor :   yes, age is the main indicator , and symptoms at this age will be very typical
User :   So the back pain means nothing and no chance ot be preg. right?
Doctor :   yes, back pain is due weakness of bones that happens due low estrogen levels ( typical of menopause )
Doctor :   no , pregnancy should be a last expectation
User :   That is great news thanks..what do I do about the othere systoms
Doctor :   i advice you to attend your gynecologist for you have to be put on calcium and hormonal medications to ease the attainment of menopause
User :   Thanks, this is a great service that you doctors provide.
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me , kindly provide your feedback
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