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Friday, December 19, 2014
Am I menopausal?
i am 57 yrs. old -no periods for about 3 yrs. now. had depo-provera injections once a week for a month in 1999 for heavy bleeding. it worked. i have a very low estradiol level but my fsh is 10.8, therefore i am told that there are still things going on. am i menopausal and are there chances for pregnancy? when will i know if i am menopausal?
Your situation does not sound clear cut. It might be advisable to check several of your pituitary hormones as well as your thyroid levels.
Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati