Hello. I have just turned 49 and have not gone through menopause yet either. I, like you, have had some odd months as far as my periods are concerned. I immediately assumed it was cancer of course, and went into panic mode. My GP sent me straight for a scan. Nothing has shown up that worries anyone but I am having a scan on 29th December with a gynaecologist as there is an 'irregularity' at the top of my utereus. (I can't pretend I'm not scared!) My oncologist has seen the scan report and has said that she is very sure that the changes to my bodily functions are all to do with the tamoxifen. I don't think it happens to everyone but if you think about it we are throwing a completely new drug into our bodies and if it didn't have some effect it would be strange. I am really trying not to worry about this but until I've seen the gynae on 29th I won't completely relax. Have you asked for a scan? My GP was fantastic and jumped straight in at the deep end. They have been really supportive and I couldn't ask for more support. Personally I can't wait to get the other side of the menopause! I hope things settle down for both of us.
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