I am 52 years old and I know I am menopausal. I have a wisp of a period like every 6 months are so and it's only spotty at best. My question is can you feel like you are having contractions? Last weekend I was in spotting very lightly but I stayed in bed all weekend because I felt like I was having contractions. Scale pain was a 20. I should have gone to the ER but I didn't know what to tell them. They would have thought I was crazy if I said I was having contractions. I finally went to the doctor on Tuesday and all he could think of was that I have a small hernia that needs repaired. He didn't know. I think I was having contractions.
Hi Texas09. I will be 45 next month and have been going through what I think is premenoupause. So, I am not at the stage where you are now. But, I hope that maybe I can help you in this way, nonetheless.
My mom completed perimenopuse and entered into menopause at the age of 43. I remeber her telling me a year or so later, after no longer having periods, that she would get these feelings of "contractions" during the time she would have been due to having a period. She never went to the doctor for it. Now, she is 69 yrs. old and from time to time will still feel the contractions as if she was going to start her period, but doesn't of course.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.