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Cramps and bleeding after menopause

A female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Menopause ?: Menopause is frequently misunderstood. It is not just the cessation of regular periods. After 40, "periods" (or bleeding episodes) may become infreq... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Post : Post menooausal bleeding must always be assesd by a doctor. The doctor will perform a pap smear, a pelvic exam and may do a blood test to investigate ... Read More
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Dr. Paula Hillard
Obstetrics & Gynecology 45 years experience
See your doctor: Bleeding after menopause (defined as 1 year without a period or any bleeding) is always a reason to see your gyno. Your activity is unlikely to be a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Please discuss with : Your gyn as u may or may not be a candidate for endometrial ablation or may need a robotic or laparoscopic hysterectomy.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Most common causes are vaginal atrophy, uterine fibroids or polyps; however, malignancy needs to be ruled out. You should see a GYN doctor for a full ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Almquist
Obstetrics & Gynecology 17 years experience
Talk to your doctor.: You need to talk to your doctor to evaluate your periods - they can do an exam, check labs, and get appropriate imaging (like an ultrasound) to see wh... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Definitely yes!: If you are documented post menopausal and bleeding a "red flag" should go up not only for fibroids but other types of GYN abnormalities. See a GYN M... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. G. Wen
Dr. G. Wenanswered
27 years experience
Yes and no: Yes this is a common side effect, but say "no" to it if you can't tolerate, and you 'd better consult your physician to either adjust the dose, add a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Not menopause?: At age 42, hopefully the diagnosis of menopause (defined as no period for 12 months) has been sorted out completely. If you are having cramping, then... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
The "average" age for true menopause is 54, but some estrogen production still occurs from the high levels of FSH from the pituitary, making estrogen ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Seems ok: Is DPO days post ovulation? If so, your HCG roughly doubled in 48 hours...That is a good textbook rise! a mild cramp is common, and no bleeding is alw... Read More
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