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What symptoms should I report to my gynecologist?
- By Toni Golen, MD, Contributor, and
- Hope Ricciotti, MD, Editor in Chief, Harvard Women's Health Watch
Ask the doctors
Q. As I get closer to menopause, I keep hearing I should "listen to my body." But what should I be looking for?
A. The transition through menopause is indeed a confusing time, and it can be difficult to keep up with all the ways your body is changing. Listening to your body means you shouldn’t ignore anything truly out of the ordinary. More specifically, however, tell your gynecologist about any of these symptoms:
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Toni Golen, MD, Contributor
Hope Ricciotti, MD, Editor in Chief, Harvard Women's Health Watch
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