A 62-year-old female asked:
90 year old woman losing 6 lbs in a week and has brown vaginal discharge for past 4 days... refuses to go to hospital - serious?
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Specializes in Geriatrics
Probably: She has endometrial cancer(the lining of the uterus) until proven otherwise. However her wishes to decline evaluation should be respected. If she is not mentally competent to make such a decision, her power of attorney or next of kin should make that decision for her, based on what she would want if she were thinking clearly.
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Last updated Jul 11, 2013
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