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Name: Sharon

well ok it's like this.i'm 22 years old and i have 5 kids.i just had my tubes tied a couple of months ago.and now my period is 2 weeks late,i took 2 pregnacy test they came out negative.(boy was i happy) but the problem is i still havent got my period and all thie other stuff is haping to me. i wake up soaked with sweat,i go back and forth from being hot and cold.i lost almost all my sex drive and i'm having cramos on the right side of my pelvic area. my grandmother said that i might be going throgh my change of life because her mother did in her late 20's early 30's.but i just think i;m to yo

I also think you are too young for menopause. I recommend you see a gynecologist and get a full work up to find out what exactly is going on. It might be that you are going through a sporadic time where you aren't ovulating, in which case you wouldn't get your periods regularly, which is a common problem. Finding out for sure will give you real peace of mind.

Dr. Alan Altman

Author of "Making Love the Way We Used To...Or Better."


This is general information and is not intended as a substitute for an examination by your own personal physician.

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