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A 41-year-old member asked:

Bright red and painful period, is it normal?

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Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
Obstetrics & Gynecology 20 years experience
Menstruation: Menstrual periods for women ages 40-50 can sometimes become abnormal. Common conditions that must be ruled out for all patients above 35 y/o are uterine fibroids, adenomyosis, uterine and cervical malignancies, vaginal abnormalties, cervical polyps.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2013

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