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my sister was diagnosed with endometrial cancer. i'm having heavy, irregular periods and watery, bloody discharge. should i be concerned about cancer?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Always : Be concerned with a positive family history but you have irregular periods common in the perimenopause and a more common symptom would be bleeding between periods .
Dr. Anila Khaliq
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: it might be peri meopausal symptoms but the best thing is to get it checked by your GYN specially if you never had h/o irregular periods before

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