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told i was starting menopause, 3 days ago i started bleeding

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hi im 26 years old and my periods have always been regular but 5months ago was my last period!i went to the Dr and she did a blood test and it came back having high levels of FSH (i needed 3 blood tests at different stages of a normal cycle but only had 1)
the Dr called me and told that i was starting menopause!!!and refered me to a fertility consultant
and this is where i need help 3 days ago i started bleeding
is this menopause?
am i having a period?


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replied February 20th, 2012
Fertility Answer A31812
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
It is difficult to comment on the menopausal status and the underlying cause for your absent periods without examining you and going through your investigation results. The possibility include secondary amenorrhea due to obesity, increased body fat percentage, brain or pituitary tumors, PCOS, premature ovarian failure, thyroid dysfunction, use of certain medications, previous D&C, hormonal imbalances, genetic problems, etc. You should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation and assistance, or consider visiting another gynecologist for second opinion. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you get your periods and regulate them. 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.
Take care.



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