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Are headaches and irregular vaginal bleeding associated with perimenopause?

Hi. Last month I had a really short period, spotty day 1, very little day 2 and spotty day 3. Twelve days later I am.spotting again for 3 days ending with a brownish light pink discharge. Am.i going through peri menopause? I am 42, sexually active and have had 3 live births. My periods typically last 5-7 days with lots of headaches, baxkaxhes etc
Fri, 13 Jul 2018
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Hello dear, welcome to Ask a doctor service.
I read your question and here is my advice.
The irregular periods you are experiencing are due to hormonal disbsalance due to perimenopause.

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