Perimenopause is the stage in a woman’s life when the ovaries gradually begin to make less estrogen, lasting through menopause. The perimenopausal transition usually starts in a woman’s 40s but can start in her 30s or earlier.
In 2009 there were about 1.3 million (3,600 per day) emergency room visits for kidney stones in the US. About 1 in 11 people will experience a kidney stone sometime in their life. Stones tend to be more common in men, Caucasians, and obese people but can occur in anyone.
Nasal drainage can be seen with colds, sinus infections or foreign bodies. The fact that the drainage is only out of one side, and that it has an odor may mean that there is a foreign body in her nostril.
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