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I am 57 years old. My doctor said that I don’t need a Pap smear every year, and, after I am 65 years old, I may not need one ever again. Is this a recent change?

I am 57 years old. My doctor said that I don’t need a Pap smear every year, and, after I am 65 years old, I may not need one ever again. Is this a recent change?

Your Menopause Question: I am 57 years old. My doctor said that I don’t need a Pap smear every year, and, after I am 65 years old, I may not need one ever again. Is this a recent change?

Should women with a BRCA gene mutation be advised to have a hysterectomy after they have completed childbearing?

Should women with a BRCA gene mutation be advised to have a hysterectomy after they have completed childbearing?

Your Question: Should women with a BRCA gene mutation be advised to have a hysterectomy after they have completed childbearing?

I have heard that there are new non‐hormonal treatments for vaginal dryness during menopause. Are these treatments safe?

I have heard that there are new non‐hormonal treatments for vaginal dryness during menopause. Are these treatments safe?

Your Question: I have heard that there are new non‐hormonal treatments for vaginal dryness during menopause. Are
these treatments safe?

I am 53 years old and losing my memory. My last menstrual period was two years ago. In those two years, my memory has gotten terrible. Is this related to loss of hormones?

I am 53 years old and losing my memory. My last menstrual period was two years ago. In those two years, my memory has gotten terrible. Is this related to loss of hormones?

Your Question: I am 53 years old and losing my memory. My last menstrual period was two years ago. In those two years, my memory has gotten terrible. Is this related to loss of hormones?

I am 54 years old, struggling with hot flashes and mood swings. But when I ask for help from my care providers, I am told “Live with it. You are just getting older.” Please advise.

I am 54 years old, struggling with hot flashes and mood swings. But when I ask for help from my care providers, I am told “Live with it. You are just getting older.” Please advise.

Your Question: I am 54 years old, struggling with hot flashes and mood swings. But when I ask for help from my care providers, I am told “Live with it. You are just getting older.” Please advise.