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Am perimenopausal , had only 5 periods in 13 months . Started

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Am perimenopausal , had only 5 periods in 13 months . Started period 12 days ago , some days was heavy , some days nearly stopped . Still bleeding lightly but not heavy . Am on thyroxine . Had radio iodine in 2012 . Would progesterone cream help ? Not got hot flushes yet . Thanks
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 2 years ago.
You are right in thinking you are perimenopausal. If you have not had a blood draw recently, you need to have your thyroid tested. Progesterone cream does not help at all. You need to see your gyn Dr You will need an endometrial biopsy which is a biopsy of the uterine lining to check for cancer and precancer.