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A 41-year-old female asked:

I missed my period last oct 12 and nov 2 had light spotting for 2 days and again nov 29 spotting again.urine test negative blood test last oct 27.

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Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Uterine bleeding: Women after 40 can develop menstrual irregularities and that is called perimenopause. However pregnancy is always a concern if tubes are not tied. Abnormal bleeding must always be verify to rule out more serious conditions like endometrial pre cancer, cervical malignancies or uterine pathologies. Dont just rely that you are getting closer to menopause.

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Last updated Dec 1, 2013

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