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Menopause

Pre- or post-menopausal

09/16/2008

Question:

I am 41 yrs old, had my tubes and ovaries removed, does this make me pre or post menopausal?

Answer:

You are postmenopausal.  Having both ovaries removed results in a surgical menopause.

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Response by:

Margery   Gass, MD Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati