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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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Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding (Definition)

Abnormal vaginal bleeding is a symptom in which a girl or woman has bleeding out of her vagina, but the bleeding is too little, too much, for too many days, for too few days, at the wrong age, at the wrong time ...Read more


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Is it normal to have some discharge after menopause?

Is it normal to have some discharge after menopause?

Discharge: Vaginal discharge is abnormal at any age. It is often a sign of a vaginal infection. If the discharge is bloody, pathology of cervix and uterus has to be checked for. Your gynecologist is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat you for your discharge. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have dryness after menopause?

Is it normal to have dryness after menopause?

Absolutely!: One of the more common and aggravating problems after menopause are vaginal changes. Decreased estrogen causes dryness and thinning of the vaginal skin. The muscles can also get weak. Symptoms a dryness, sometimes itching, pain with sex and even urinary incontinence. Lubricants can help. Topical estrogen is also appropriate if symptoms are especially annoying. Good luck. ...Read more

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After an abdominal hysterectomy, is it normal to have bleeding after intercourse?

After an abdominal hysterectomy, is it normal to have bleeding after intercourse?

Common problem: vaginal bleeding is a common problem due to the diminished estrogen hormone present. Estrogen normally maintains the vaginal lining. With decreased levels, the lining is thin and prone to irritation. The friction of intercourse can cause bleeding of this thin lining. Urinary bleeding can be confused as coming from the vagina. vaginal infections can also cause bleeding due lining irritation. ...Read more

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Subsequent to an abdominal hysterectomy is it normal to have vaginal bleeding after intercourse?

Subsequent to an abdominal hysterectomy is it normal to have vaginal bleeding after intercourse?

Vaginal sensitivity: after hysterectomy, there is decreased estrogen hormone levels. This hormone normally maintains the vaginal lining. When it is diminished, the lining is friable (thin and unprotected). It can bleed from the friction of intercourse. Infection can also make the vagina friable: bacterial vaginosis from the changed acid-base balance (pH), yeast, trichomonas. Also urinary bleeding can be mistaken. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have diarrhea after implantation bleeding?

Is it normal to have diarrhea after implantation bleeding?

Diarrhea: is not associated with implantation , although some women get diarrhea close to ovulation. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have vaginal pain during period?

Is it normal to have vaginal pain during period?

Yes it is in some: Yes it may be normal in some.The nerves that supply the uterus also supply the vagina and on can feel pain in vagina during periods. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have spotting after anal stimulation?

Is it normal to have spotting after anal stimulation?

Could be: If you are experiencing blood when you wipe after anal stimulation, this could be from irritation of the anal lining, a small tear in the lining (called fissure), or irritation of existing hemorrhoids. If you are speaking of vaginal spotting after anal stimulation, it is likely unrelated. If your symptoms worsen or persist, and you are concerned, please visit your doctor. ...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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Is it normal to have cramps and vagina bleeding at 2 months?

Bleeding can occur: During the first trimester. Please let you obstetrician know promptly. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have vaginal discharge after sex?

Is it normal to have vaginal discharge after sex?

Yes- dirty sex: If you have dirty sex - yes. Else, vaginitis, condum/ spermicide/ lubricant allergy, std, bacterial vaginosis , etc possible. See pmd. ...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 pain during your period?

Is it normal to have vaginal pain during your period?

Can be normal: The flow as well as use of tampons can cause you to have a sore vagina. If the blood starts to have an odor than you might be getting an infection a d then you should go see your gyn. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have bleeding after hysteroscopy/endometrial biopsy?

Is it normal to have bleeding after hysteroscopy/endometrial biopsy?

Yes: These procedures disrupt the uterine lining, which will lead to bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have vaginal problems after chlamydia?

Is it normal to have vaginal problems after chlamydia?

No: The treatments for chlamydia are excellent and all symptoms should clear up within a few days. After that, there shouldn't be any kind of "vaginal problem" or other symptoms. See your doctor if the problem continues. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have mucousy bleeding in periods?

Is it normal to have mucousy bleeding in periods?

Hmm.: Not sure exactly what you mean by mucousy but if it is foul smelling or you have itching or unusual discomfort you should go see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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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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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?

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?

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?

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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Is vaginal bleeding is normal after taking emergency pill?

Is vaginal bleeding is normal after taking emergency pill?

It can be: Some women will have some irregular bleeding after taking Plan B or one of the other emergency contraceptives. However, it can also be implantation bleeding from a new pregnancy. Its probably time to see a gyn to clarify which it is and talk to him/her about birth control options for you. ...Read more

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Vaginal bleeding after a laparoscopy 3 weeks normal?

Yes: The normal cycle can be affected by anesthesia and not uncommon to have bleeding when not expecting. It is also a great idea to use other forms of contraceptives post anesthesia and post antibiotics if given peri-op. Call ur surgeon to discuss further. ...Read more

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I had my gallbladder removed yesterday and now iam having vaginal bleeding is this normal?

I had my gallbladder removed yesterday and now iam having vaginal bleeding is this normal?

Unrelated: This is most likely unrelated, unless of course you had a transvaginal approach at one of the few centers in the us doing it this way. Stress of anesthesia and surgery could disrupt regular menstrual cycles. I you think something is wrong however, call your surgeon or primary care - they'll take the call. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Is vaginal bleeding with no cramps normal?

Is vaginal bleeding with no cramps normal?

Lucky: Sure, it can be normal, and just consider yourself lucky to not have any cramps when you are menstruating. ...Read more

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I have a fetal heartbeat but is vaginal bleeding. Is it normal?

I have a fetal heartbeat but is vaginal bleeding. Is it normal?

Normal no common Yes: Our first son did great and my wife bled for a week, there was a good heartbeat on ultrasound, but a blood clot the size of the entire pregnancy. Avoid caffiene and smokinf, get rest. ...Read more

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How long does it take to stop having vaginal bleeding or spotting after normal vaginal delivery.

How long does it take to stop having vaginal bleeding or spotting after normal vaginal delivery.

Please ask the doc: Who delivered you, who should have explalined all of this to you before you left the hospital, you can have lochia for up to 4-5 weeks after sometimes less, sometimes more but as you get further out form delivery it should become less. ...Read more

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I had unplanned sex last night and i woke up to vaginal bleeding and my vagina is tighter then normal?

I had unplanned sex last night and i woke up to vaginal bleeding and my vagina is tighter then normal?

Injury? Cervicitis?: Maybe an injury if "unplanned" implies sex was vigorous or poor lubrication, and trauma would fit with "tightness". However, bleeding after sex can be inflammation of the cervix (cervicitis), including STDs (e.g. gonorrhea, chlamydia, or trichomonas). And your topic tags show STDs are on your mind, so for sure see your doctor or perhaps a public health STD or Planned Parenthood clinic. Good luck! ...Read more

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I started Paxil (paroxetine) 20mg 3 days ago. Now having unusual vaginal bleeding. Is this a normal side effect? Will it go away?

I started Paxil (paroxetine) 20mg 3 days ago. Now having unusual vaginal bleeding. Is this a normal side effect? Will it go away?

No: This is not a usual side effect. I believe the vaginal bleeding is due to something else and I can't say whether or not it will go away without knowing what is causing it. See your doctor and discuss this. ...Read more

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I been constipated today but I will like to know why I get a little pain like im ovulating and get vaginal bleeding, is this normal?

I been constipated today but I will like to know why I get a little pain like im ovulating and get vaginal bleeding, is this normal?

Constipation Bleedin: While cramping is not uncommon with constipation, vaginal bleeding is not commonly associated. It may likely be actual rectal bleeding from a hemorrhoid, but if it continues you need to seek care from a local provider ...Read more

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After vaginal bleeding due to hymen breakage, is it normal to have foul odor something that i'm not used to?!? I had an unprotected sex.

NO: A foul vaginal odor is never normal. If it persists or if you begin having pelvic pain, you will likely need to see your doctor to find out why you have the odor. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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