Menopause

Menopause is the phase of a woman's life where she ceases to menstruate and becomes infertile. It is not a disease or a condition, but a normal physiological process. Most women reach menopause around 50 to 55 years of age.

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Is it normal to have heavy vaginal bleeding at the age of 47 years?

Query: Hi. Due to lack of medical facilities, we aren't able to treat my mom's sickness. She is 47 years old. She is diabetic, high bp and kidney problem. 3 years ago her womb was removed because of some infection. The problem which I am concerned about is that she continually bleeds like as in periods. b...  Read Full »


Dr. Nasir

Pain Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: A very good day to you Sir I have read your problem that your mother is suffering from. There are a few things that we have to understand. mother is in the perimenopausal stage that means that she is around the age of menopause. This time the woman body is undergoing a lot of changes. Therefore the...  Read Full »

How to quickly and safely reduce high blood pressure?

Query: I am a 51-year-old female. Height 5'4" weight 162. Yesterday evening, while in a stressful situation my face became hot & flushed. Assumed it was stress and possible first menopausal hot flash. This morning I woke up still hot, flashed, and my skin is tingling. That's also when I realized I had...  Read Full »


Dr. Afifa Nighat

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello welcome to icliniq! hope you're doing well! I have read your history and with this precise history number of factors can be responsible like as you mentioned such as emotional stress, menopausal, medication use pr thermoregulatory response. Menopausal flashes typically lasts for 3-5 minute...  Read Full »

Why is my periods late?

Query: Hi doctor,I missed my period and my actual due date was 20 days ago. But, the pregnancy test shows negative and this is happening for the first time. My period is always regular. What could cause this? What will the reason behind this?  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. At the age of 35 years and with the concern of your weight 39.92 and BMI 14.2, you may have early menopause. Do a thyroid test. Sometimes, due to thyroid also your periods can get elongated. Or it is more likely perimenopausal period from which you are passing and...  Read Full »

Why is my mother having periods after menopause?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother had a fibroid in the uterus and now she had her periods after menopause.  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Near or after menopause heavy bleeding needs investigations. The average age of menopause is 51 years in your country. It would be better if you send me her complete gynecological, obstetrics, medical, and drug history. It should be investigated either she had complete ...  Read Full »

MRI report for migraine says minimal microvascular changes. What does it mean?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 52 years old and had an MRI for worsening migraines for the last six months. I have had migraines for 31 years. The finding was a few foci of T2 and 3 mm T2 prolongation within the left frontal subcortical white matter. No associated restricted diffusion or abnormal enhancement. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. See, your MRI report is normal (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and has nothing to get worried. I would like to know a few things: Explain your headache. It is onset, severity, site. Any associated vomitings? Its frequency? How does your migraine imp...  Read Full »

I have no period since 13 months. Is it sign of early menopause?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19 year old girl and my symptoms are as listed: No period since 13 months. Burning sensation on my cheeks, ears, neck and upper chest area. Dry skin in/around my pubic region. Achy all over. Cramps similar to period cramps. Tingling feeling in my hands, legs, and chest....  Read Full »


Dr. Vidya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms you have described are most likely due to a hormonal imbalance. I would not term it to be a premature menopause. You are too young for menopause to occur. It seems like anemia or vitamin deficiency which is causing the problems. It could be related to thyr...  Read Full »

Please advise on estradiol levels in a healthy woman.

Query: Hi doctor, My wife has a normal regular menstrual cycle and her age is 35. I am attaching the estradiol (E2) hormone report of my wife. The blood serum sample was taken on the 23rd day of her menstrual cycle. The estradiol (E2) level is 179.48 pg/mL. We have been married since 3 years and have a 2...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are two major types of estrogen, the female sex hormone. They are estradiol and estrone. In younger woman, the first one is in abundant quantity and the second one is in less. And near menopause, the level just reverses. It means there is more production of es...  Read Full »

What are the causes of vulval pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38 year old female. I am not sexually active yet. For the past six months or so, I have been getting pain in the outer labia. It builds in a wave before subsiding and it happens over and over all day and most nights. I have a sit down job, and I literally cannot handle this any...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. In most cases, vulvar pain is a symptom of some other problem. When that problem is treated, the pain often goes away. There are some conditions that may cause vulvar pain include yeast infections, other vaginal infections, atrophic vaginitis, lichen sclerosus, li...  Read Full »

My mom gets brown discharge now though her period stopped before 5 years. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 58 years old. Her periods stopped in 2015. Later she got her periods once in a year. Now from the last year blood like brown fluid came from her vagina when she go to toilet. She do not feel pain or any other symptoms. All test came positive and nothing seen in ultrasound. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Blood mixed vaginal fluid in the postmenopausal women need to be evaluated cautiously and carefully. Although the common cause of such bleeding is due to deficiency of hormones once menopause is achieved, the possibility of cervical and endometrial cancer needs to be...  Read Full »

I am 46 years old and not getting periods. Can I have a successful IVF?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 46 years old. I no longer get my periods. What are my chances of conception? Doctors say I am at menopause. Can I have a successful IVF?  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The best age for a lady to get pregnant is 19-35 years. The principle behind this is, every day your eggs are growing and out of the cohort of eggs, the best egg is selected, and remaining growing eggs go for atrophy. So by 35 years most of the good eggs are gone. After...  Read Full »

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