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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Post Menopausal Bleeding

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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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What are the other causes of post menopausal bleeding in women?

What are the other causes of post menopausal bleeding in women?

Bleed: Post menopausal bleleding is always a concern and necessitates pelvic exam. May be cervical or uterine cancer, first concern. Other causes bleeding may not be cancer but don't take chance. ...Read more

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What are common causes of post menopausal bleeding along with an endometrial stripe of 15.2.

What are common causes of post menopausal bleeding along with an endometrial stripe of 15.2.

When ever there: Is postmenopausal bleeding , it has to be taken seriously and your obgyn should be on board . There is a need for tissue diagnosis ( endometrial biopsy ) to exclude endometrial malignancy . By the way , the investigation should also include the vagina and the cervix as well. ...Read more

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Why does spirolactone cause post menopausal bleeding?

Hormone action: Spironolactone has a chemical structure similar to female sex hormones and can cause post menopausal bleeding in women and breast swelling in man known as gynecomastia. ...Read more

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How does taking spironolactone cause post menopause vaginal bleeding?

How does taking spironolactone cause post menopause vaginal bleeding?

It doesn't: There is no connection with this medicine and post menopausal bleeding. ...Read more

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Can endometrial polyp cause post menopausal bleeding and pelvic pain?

Can endometrial polyp cause post menopausal bleeding and pelvic pain?

yes, could be: Endometrial polyps are a common cause of post menopausal bleeding. Not so sure it would cause much pain. Fibroids are usually associated with pain and can also cause post menopausal bleeding. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Why did spironolactone cause me to start post menopause bleeding?

Does not cause bleed: Spironolactone would not be a reason to have postmenopausal bleeding. Any postmenopausal bleeding could potentially be serious, so you should have a medical evaluation. That could possibly include an ultrasound or endometrial biopsy. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can cause bleeding after sex while going through menopause?

What can cause bleeding after sex while going through menopause?

Many things: Sometimes there is minor trauma to the delicate tissues; sometimes there is residual blood in the uterus that comes out during intercourse; sometimes there is an infection. Bleeding after intercourse can also be a sign of cervical cancer or uterine prolapse. If it is persistent, you should see your Gyn and have it checked out. Best wishes! ...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