I am 49 and going through pre menopause my last period was 4 months ago and i was convinced that they were over for good but now i have just started again but this time my cramps are really bad and painful with pain down both legs i have been prescribe strong pain pills but they don't seem to have any affect . is it normal to have such bad cramps without hardly any blood loss is this normal going through menopause please could you give me some advice and how long will it take before my periods come to a final stop .
P.S i have been going through this for 2 years now .
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You should consider visiting your gynecologist for hormonal work-up to see if the levels have reached menopausal levels. Sometimes the bleeding could be due to underlying problems like endometrial hyperplasia, DUB, uterine problems, ovarian cysts, endometriosis, etc. Consider getting ultrasound scan done to look for any internal abnormality. Treatment options as appropriate would be started to help you control the bleeding and symptoms. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet. Be in regular follow-up and monitoring of your treating doctor/gynecologist.
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