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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.

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 more

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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Possible reasons for bleeding after 15years of menopause?

Possible reasons for bleeding after 15years of menopause?

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 more

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Can obesity cause bleeding after menopause?

Can obesity cause bleeding after menopause?

Yes: Obesity can cause an increase in estrogen production which can cause stimulation of the lining of the uterus which can cause bleeding. This is not common, but is seen in some cases. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have vaginal bleeding after menopause?

Is it normal to have vaginal bleeding after menopause?

No: If you are of menopause age and have gone a year without periods and then start bleeding again, you should see a doctor. Cancer (particularly of the uterus) is an important potential cause that needs to be excluded. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What to do if my mom is bleeding after 20 years of menopause. help?

What to do if my mom is bleeding after 20 years of menopause. help?

Post menopause: bleeding after menopause should be evaluated immediately, as it could be a sign of disease or cancer ...Read more

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Can you help me, my mom is bleeding after 20 years of menopause. Help?

Can you help me, my mom is bleeding after 20 years of menopause. Help?

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

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Vaginal bleeding and burning after menopause - what could it be?

Vaginal bleeding and burning after menopause - what could it be?

Uterine bleeding: If you are postmenopausal (meaning no period for 12 months, average age 51-52) and you are experiencing vaginal bleeding, it must be assumed to be from the uterus. This might be a sign of precancerous changes. The evaluation should include: 1. An exam 2. An endometrial / uterine biopsy 3. An ultrasound while it is more likely to be related to other things, this must be pursued in this way. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more