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I am female, 49 years old. My current period has lasted 13

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I am female, 49 years old. My current period has lasted 13 days so far. The obvious answer is approaching the menopause but I am also experiencing some slight pain in my left side. I would liken the pain to a mild stitch. It isn't constant, more of a niggle but has lasted for about 3 days now. Is this normal in a woman my age? I absolutely loathe going to the doctor (even though he is very kind and understanding!), so was thinking I would just monitor what happens next month?
any other medical problems?
Yes, this is pretty normal
I would get it looked at to be sure but it is pretty normal
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