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A 47-year-old female asked:

having tamoxifen since 2013, mum just got her period after having none in the last 18 months/ brown to red bleeding with same pain she gets habitually?

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Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Worrisome: After menopause( defined as 12 mo.without a period) any bleeding is abnormal after menopause. This is especially worrisome because of the tamoxifen which does stimulate the growth of the uterine lining. Fortunately, although this can lead to cancer, bleeding usually occurs before cancer so cancer can be prevented. She needs to see her doctor soon.
Dr. Chan Hwang
Dr. Chan Hwang commented
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 27 years experience
Have her oncologist make a referral. She needs to see a gynecologist.
Aug 18, 2014

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