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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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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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Causes of vaginal bleeding in menopausal women ?

Causes of vaginal bleeding in menopausal women
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Many possibilities: Many postmenopausal women will have minor break through bleeding, but if it continues or worsens, you need to see your gyn. ...Read more

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Been having irregular vaginal bleeding for several months. I am at the age for peri menopause. Could the bleeding be coming from somewhere else?

Been having irregular vaginal bleeding for several months. I am at the age for peri menopause. Could the bleeding be coming from somewhere else?

Likely perimenopause: You are right, this may just be perimenopause. But if the bleeding is heavy or anything concerning, you should see your GYN to make sure nothing abnormal is going on. ...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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Is it normal to have vaginal bleeding for almost a month while u have endometriosis?

Is it normal to have vaginal bleeding for almost a month while u have endometriosis?

No: While endometriosis is a possible cause of abnormal bleeding, it isn't normal to bleed for almost a month straight. Evaluation and better treatment if the cause is found to be endometriosis, would be a good idea. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have vaginal bleeding the first time you have sex after a total hysterectomy?

Is it normal to have vaginal bleeding the first time you have sex after a total hysterectomy?

No: No it is not. How soon after the surgery did not have sexual intercourse? You do have to wait for a period of time so the incisions can heal properly. Speak with the doctor who performed the surgery. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Walter Kobasa
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Vaginal Bleeding (Definition)

Vaginal bleeding is any discharge of ...Read more