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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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Please tell me, could a woman ovulate after menopause?

Please tell me, could a woman ovulate after menopause?

No, but: Menopause occurs when periods and ovulation stop. You should not ovulate after menopause. However, sometimes women in premature menopause do ovulate on rare occasions. ...Read more

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Can ovaries try to ovulate after menopause?

Can ovaries try to ovulate after menopause?

Thanks for asking!: The very high level of gonad stimulating hormone succeeds to induce a few residual eggs to develop and ovulate. This happens rarely. ...Read more

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Does ovulation occur after menopause?

Does ovulation occur after menopause?

No: Never. By definition menopause means "after your last period ever." you do not ovulate after that. ...Read more

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Why am i ovulating post menopause?

Why am i ovulating post menopause?

You're not: Either you are not in menopause, or you are not ovulating. I'd need more specifics to explain further. ...Read more

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I am post menopausal (57) but have recently been feeling the strained discomfort I used to feel when ovulating. what causes this? is something wrong?

Exam needed: Abdominal discomfort can have many causes, so you will need to see your doctor for a complete evaluation. Any organ in the abdomen or pelvis could be the source of your symptoms. Your doctor can help sort this out. ...Read more

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Can a menopause women still ovulate?

Can a menopause women still ovulate?

Rarely: The very high level of gonad stimulating hormone succeeds to induce a few residual eggs to develop and ovulate. This happens rarely. ...Read more

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Could ovulation occur during menopause?

Maybe: Sometimes women seemingly go into menopause, stop having periods and have an elevated fsh (a hormone that goes up after menopause) and then unexpectedly have a few more periods again. Conceivably, they have ovulated again. ...Read more

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When I go through menopause, will I stop ovulating?

When I go through menopause, will I stop ovulating?

Menopause: In early menopause a woman may still ovulate some - usually not as often. But eventually she will stop ovulating. ...Read more

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Can I take an ovulation test to determine if I'm in menopause?

Can I take an ovulation test to determine if I'm in menopause?

Unlikely to help: Even young fertile women can have periods with no ovulation. So the best way to determine if you might be menopausal is. #1 the clinical definition which is no menstrual bleed for a year or more in an age appropriate female. #2 having your hormone levels, pituitary and ovarian checked. See your primary doctor or gyn to discuss this. Until you know, use contraception unless you desire pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more