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Missed period, 40 years old

By September 28, 2017 - 4:18pm
 
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I am always on a 21-24 day cycle but my last period was August 10th. My husband had a vasectomy 14 years ago. I am 40 years old so I am wondering if this is something I need to see my doctor about? Is this normal at 40?

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Hello Lexiemmygracie

Thank you for writing.

If your husband's vasectomy was 14 years ago, pregnancy now isn't realistic but take a pregnancy test to rule it out.
At 40, you may be entering perimenopause - the period before menopause. The first sign is often a change in the menstrual cycle. This is a normal part of a woman's life cycle.
Best,
Susan

September 28, 2017 - 4:21pm
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