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Hi i am late for my period about a week. I am very regular about 26-28 days. PMS symptoms fluctuate depending on the month. I feel as if my period is going to come any minute. I have lower back pain and abdominal cramping, swollen, painful breasts, but my period has not come yet ! I feel like I did when I was pregnant. My husband had a vasectomy about 10 years ago, and he was tested and found to have a sperm count of 0 three months after the procedure. We have had no scares since his procedure. I realize that I'm 45 and this could be perimenapause, but my symptoms are so uncomfortable. I only missed my period once in the past 2 years and when I missed it I had absolutley no PMS symtptoms with it. Anybody ever have these symptoms and how long do they typically last in perimenapause, or does anybody know anyone experience pregnancy with a similar scenario.

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I just turned 45. My husband had a vasectomy 17 years ago, so no way I'm pregnant, but I'm 11 days late, and I am NEVER late. I feel like I have morning sickness,cramped up really bad for 2 weeks, so I sympathize with the rest of you going through the same thing. It sucks! For about 3 years I was getting hot flashes like crazy. I would shower 3 or 4 times a day! Then the past 6 months the hot flashes quit, but my periods have been a lot heavier, a lot of clotting, and extremely painful for approx the past 5 years, and they just keep getting worse. My doctor has recommended the IUD. Has anyone else had the IUD this close to menopause?

April 20, 2015 - 5:23pm
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Anonymous

I am almost 44. Recent periods have bn coming later & A LOT stronger with more blood & larger clots. It's like being 14 again & starting over. I think it's my cycle changing & heading twrd the 'Big M.'

January 1, 2015 - 9:22pm
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Anonymous

Hi, i m 39 years... i was having my periods regularly til 9th october 2014 i just missed it in november i m wondering is it sign of pregnancy or menopause, because i don't have any pregnancy symptom or any hot flash kindly guide.

November 16, 2014 - 9:50pm
Susan Cody HERWriter Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hi Anon

Often, the first sign of pregnancy is a missed period so take a test to rule that out. 

Best,

Susan

November 18, 2014 - 5:30am
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Anonymous

I am 45 and was getting my period regularly but I am late by 20 days which had brought me so much discomfort thru out. From the time I finished my last period up until 3 days ago I've cramped (like periods were coming), my breasts were retained and extremely sensitive so bad they hurt and hurt more when I took my bra off. But after all this cramping and retaining water I'm feeling normal. Is there any way I can be checked for menopause?

October 23, 2014 - 11:37am
Susan Cody HERWriter Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hi Anon

You can absolutely be evaluated for menopause. 45 is early but you may certainly be in perimenopause. Simple blood tests will let you know.

Best,

Susan

October 24, 2014 - 5:40am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

This is still me commenting on my own part.....is there a chance I may be pregnant? What is the test called to be examined for menopause? And I will go buy the home pregnancy kit and get that done first.

Thanks for all replies that will come.
Bee

October 23, 2014 - 11:47am
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Anonymous

Hi ! I Am 49 years old and am 2 weeks late for my period. Approximately 2 months ago my dr did the FSH hormone test and he said no signs of menopause. My period has always been very regular so I am kind of confused as to what my body is doing! I had my 4th child ( no fertility etc) at 42 if that has any bearing

October 21, 2014 - 10:54pm
Susan Cody HERWriter Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hi Anon

Your cycle may be changing anyway - a 49 year old body is changing even if tests show no signs of menopause. You may be beginning perimenopause. Your risk of pregnancy is extremely low but take one to rule it out.

Best,

Susan

October 22, 2014 - 5:52am
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Anonymous

hi everyone. i'm 41 yrs old in 1993 i had my tubal ligation done not sure how its done. but i already had 2 miscarries ,, but my last period was July 23 2014 its always on time.i looked it up for i don't really have the signs for it,,the signs i have is tired all the night.up set stomach only at night.i get up in the middle of the night to eat something.peeing a lot more then i normal do.my female cat is acting weird . i wake up with headaches not everyday.i do have other children their 23-22-21.but when i stand up ppl thing im about 3-4 months pregnant i have gain weight . so is it all in my head.plz help me.

September 14, 2014 - 9:13pm
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