Menopause and Perimenopause - When to Call a Doctor
Call your doctor if you have:
- Menstrual periods that are unusually heavy,
irregular, or prolonged (1½ to 2 times longer than
- Bleeding between menstrual periods, when periods have been
- Renewed bleeding after having no periods for 6 months or
- Unexplained bleeding while you are taking
- Symptoms, such as
hot flashes, or mood swings, that aren't responding to
home treatment and are interfering with your sleep or daily
- Vaginal pain or dryness that doesn't improve with home
treatment, or you have
signs of a urinary tract infection, such as pain or burning during urination or cloudy urine.
Who to see
The following health professionals can
help you manage menopause symptoms and evaluate menstrual period
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
March 12, 2014
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