just turning 40 last month, i have a regular period 28 days cycle, just last month i dont have menses, then last May 10 mense started in a light few drops then after 3 days it before heavy that until now on its 8 days. i never have visited a doctor yet.i dont have any pain only a hot flashes that will last in 2 mminutes and i notice i become irritable.. easily get upset. am i have menopausal periud? how to stop my bleeding also, im scared as i notice i got clot also the biggest is like an inch but its not always then blood is so red but no smell. anyone please help me.
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The symptoms that you describe could suggest possibility of menopausal onset. If the bleeding/spotting is persistent for 10 days or more, visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation to look for the underlying cause. If menopausal onset is suspected, hormonal analysis done will help to confirm/rule it out. The altered bleeding could also suggest possibility of infective cause. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you control the bleeding/spotting. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle. If infective cause is detected, and if you are sexually active, get your partner also treated simultaneously to prevent chances of re-infection, and avoid having intercourse while being on treatment.
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