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Age 44, light pink discharge 2 wks b4 period

05/04/2009

Question:

hi, i am 44yrs old female and have severe pms symptoms at times like bloating, soar armpit for many years but recently i have noticed a light pink watery discharge for 2 weeks prior to my period, am i nearing menopause? i have not yet talked to the my gyn, was just checking on the web what was the cause and what is happening to me. normally i walk more than an hour every day for last 15yrs and at 5.3 i weigh 155 lbs, and eat extremely healthy food yet i have put on 15lbs just like that, craving sweets and feeling guilty after eating. please help!!!

Answer:

It would be very important to talk to your physician about your pink discharge. That is not a normal symptom of the perimenopause.

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Response by:

Cynthia B Evans, MD Cynthia B Evans, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University