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Period after 8 months FSH 60
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phillygirl posted:
Hi my FSH tested at 60 two months ago and I havent had a period for oover 8 months. Until today. I thought I was done. I have been taking milk thistle for a couple months and am wondering if that could have caused the bleeding. It seems like a regular period, cramps headache etc. Thanks.
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Mary Jane Minkin, MD responded:
Dear phillygirl,
Unfortunately, although FSH tests are lovely to tell you that you are heading to menopause, they do not tell you when that last menstrual period will show up; you need to go a full year without a period to say, yes, you are probably done. Could the milkthistle have played a role? Possibly-but this could have come on totally by itself. And alas, you now have to count a year from now to say you are totally done, presuming nothing occurs in the interim,
Good luck,
Mary Jane


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