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What can cause vaginal spotting 10 years after menopause?

What can cause vaginal spotting 10 years after menopause?

Must rule out cancer: Postmenopausal bleeding should always be evaluated and taken seriously. Most of the times it turns out to be nothing serious but sometimes it can be a sign of uterine cancer. The next step is to be seen by an obgyn for an ultrasound and an endometrial biopsy. ...Read more

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

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


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Severe, chronic R ovary pain, w/ spotting from brown, red, pink. post- menopausal. Insurance messed up, cant call to see Dr til 9/1/15. ?

Severe, chronic R ovary pain, w/ spotting from brown, red, pink. post- menopausal. Insurance messed up, cant call to see Dr til 9/1/15. ?

RLL abd pain: Right lower quadrant abdominal pain can be ovarian but also could be appendix, pelvic inflammatory disease, other bowel problems, and other things some of which can be very serious. Spotting in a post menopausal female could be due to polyps, thinning of the uterine lining, uterine or cervical or vaginal cancer, or thickening of the uterine lining. If the pain or bleeding worsens go to ER. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to take after having brown spotting?

How long should I wait to take after having brown spotting?

Sorry, but this: Question isn't complete. Please consider clarifying and re-asking this question. Take care. ...Read more

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Brown spotting after taking next choice?

Brown spotting after taking next choice?

Potential Side : Effects w emergency contraception include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort / cramping or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Take a pregnancy test & notify doctor if your period is 7 or > days. ...Read more

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Having brown spotting one week after unprotected sex?

Having brown spotting one week after unprotected sex?

This has no: Particular meaning. Brown discharge is old blood. Spotting can occur due to hormone imbalances. Take a home pregnancy test if your period is late. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more