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Bleeding After The Menopause
10-12 after menopause I am bleeding, not a lot but any scares me. Why am i bleeding now ? Very stressful day and took a walk fof over an hour after 2-3 years. Also did a lot of yard work for the first time this year.
See your doctor: Bleeding after menopause (defined as 1 year without a period or any bleeding) is always a reason to see your gyno. Your activity is unlikely to be a cause. There are some simple causes, such as a dry vagina and bleeding after sex, and some more worrisome causes that definitely need evaluation and treatment (pre-cancers and cancer). Don't worry, but do make an appointment today. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Menopause occurs 1 year after the last time you had a period. However, when perimenopausal (the time leading up to your period stopping) you can have a # of sxs. Sxs may include waking up in the middle of the night sweating heavily; dryness of the vaginal tissue; irregularity of periods, hot flashes; mood swings & decreased interest in sex. In the us the ave age ...Read more
Several: Hi. Certainly it is possible for benign or malignant uterine tumors to bleed. Vigorous sex with postmenopausal atrophic vaginitis can bleed. Cervical cancer can bleed. Hopefully it's just a little friable mucosa, but please see your gyn to make sure. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mom 60, bleeding after menopause for 6months now, no symptoms at all other than bleeding and she is ashy gray, pale in her face.What could it be?
The thing you: Need to do is get her in to an ob/gyn. She needs an endometrial biopsy or ultrasound to rule out uterine cancer. Most uterine cancers are relieved byu hysterectomy but if you wait and that is the problem is can get worse. Also need to watch for anemia; get her in as soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more
I can help!: If your mother is menopausal (defined as no bleeding for 12 months), which you say occurred 20 years ago, and she is now bleeding, then she must be see by an ob/gyn. This evaluation should include an exam, an endometrial biopsy and an utrasound. The goal is to evaluate for uterine cancer. ...Read more
My mother (55years) spotted bleeding after 15 years of menopause, I am worried about her, how common is this?
She should see a doc: About 15% of women get some bleeding after menopause. However it should be looked into. Most of the time it is due to thining of the uterus, polyps (a little overgrowth that is benign) or not really from the uterus at all. But more concerning endometrial issues (dysplasia, cancer) should be ruled out. Expect an exam and an ultrasound. Good luck! ...Read more
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