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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


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Thyroid and bleeding related?

Thyroid and bleeding related?

Bleeding: They can be - autoimmune disorders cause most thyroid problems, and bleeding can be due to autoimmune coagulation issues or low platelet counts. ...Read more

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What can cause postmenopausal bleeding and is there cause for concern?

What can cause postmenopausal bleeding and is there cause for concern?

Yes be concerned !!: Please see your gyn as post menopausal bleeding can be from benign causes but cancer or pre- cancer must always be ruled out ! ...Read more

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How much bleeding to expect and for how long after IUD removal in postmenopausal woman?

How much bleeding to expect and for how long after IUD removal in postmenopausal woman?

Mild for week: Once your iud is removed, expect light bleeding or spotting for up to a week afterward. Heavy bleeding is not normal following iud removal, and may indicate complications. ...Read more

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I've read that abnormal bleeding can be indicative of low thyroid. Could it cause 5 days of light bleeding, and if so, why?

I've read that abnormal bleeding can be indicative of  low thyroid. Could it cause 5 days of light bleeding, and if so, why?

True: Low thyroid function can indeed affect the menstrual cycle in women leading to lack of ovulation, insufficient hormone production from the ovary and lighter or missed menstrual periods. Most hormones affect each other in a myriad of ways. ...Read more

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Postmenopausal woman I know is having vaginal bleeding. This has been going on for several weeks. Has happened before. What could this be?

Postmenopausal woman I know is having vaginal bleeding. This has been going on for several weeks. Has happened before. What could this be?

Endometrial CA: This could be something called endometrial hyperplasia or worse cancer. She needs to see a GYN MD soon and have the bleeding properly diagnosed. ...Read more

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Postmenopausal bleeding Some years ago it stopped (after weight loss) and now it happened again after weight loss is this the cause? 56 yo no sympt

Postmenopausal bleeding Some years ago it stopped (after weight loss) and now it happened again after weight loss is this the cause?
56 yo no sympt

Possibly: Anytime that a woman has postmenopausal bleeding she should be evaluated by her doctor. Bleeding after menopause is usually not dangerous but is the most common presenting sign of uterine cancer. This needs to be ruled out. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Why does spironolactone cause vaginal bleeding in postmenopausal women?

Why does spironolactone cause vaginal bleeding in postmenopausal women?

Bleeding.: No. If you are postmenopausal and having bleeding, you need to see your doctor and have an evaluation - some combination of biopsy, ultrasound, or hysteroscopy. ...Read more

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I am postmenopausal with vaginal bleeding and now I have blood in my urine too. Are they related.

I am postmenopausal with vaginal bleeding and now I have blood in my urine too. Are they related.

Gyn exam is a must: Vaginal bleeding is abnormal in post menopausal females and should be addressed ASAP. Gyn exam is a must! Blood in the urine may originate from the vagina, which in close proximity to female urethra. Alternatively hematuria ( blood in the urine) could be real and indeed coming from the urinary tract ( kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra). You will need a gyn exam to further specify. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


Postmenopausal (Definition)

It is the cessation of menses or ...Read more