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Postmenopausal Bleeding Thyroid
OBGYN says blood hormone levels normal only elevated estrogen, not perimenopausal. Isn't estrogen dominance a sign of progesterone drop=perimenopause?
NOT: with one random test!! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Not menopausal: There are literally dozens of reasons for abnormal bleeding. These include hormonal, anatomic, medications, infections, etc. You need to review your history and specific characteristics with your doctor to determine exactly what is causing your abnormal bleeding. ...Read more
Age 45. Bleeding for 36 days. Provera, (medroxyprogesterone) BCP still bleeding. R ovarian cyst. .9cm endometrial stripe. What does this mean? TSH WNL. cramps, fatigue,
Aub: Could mean different things. Endometrial polyps, fibroids inside your uterus, hormonal imbalance, taking bcp and provera (medroxyprogesterone) at the same time, perimenopause, ovarian cyst producing hormones. I would check your female , adrenal and pituitary hormones to see if there is an imbalance if normal I would check the lining of your uterus. ...Read more
Post menopause bleeding. D&c clear, tvu show hyperplasia(6mm). Pap smear clear. Sometimes pelvic pain & bloating. 1.3cm ovarian cyst.Ovarian cancer?
52years, bulky uterus fibroid at anterior wall of funders, irregular periods, excess bleeding with clots past 20 days, dnc and Pap smear normal. ?
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
What are the symptoms of estrogen dominance/low progesterone? I am 44 possibly perimenopause. Spotting btw periods/clotty periods. Tsh & pap normal.
See below: In women struggling through peri-menopausal transition, cycles where you do not ovulate are common. This is similar to being stuck in the first half of your cycle where estrogen is the dominant hormone. This can be balanced by either taking birth control pills, or using Progesterone (provera (medroxyprogesterone) for example) during the latter half of each cycle. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Hi estrogen level & low levels of 4 hormones i'm 42 w/ intermit pelv pain, bloating, missed cycles, heavy bleeding. Ovarian concerns?
Unable to tell.: Can't tell without knowing what hormones have been measured and why. Seems like someone has already begun an evaluation. Stick with them and ask the same questions. ...Read more
Menorrhagia. 500ml in 48hrs, not endometriosis, hormone levels ok, thyroid controlled, basic blood clotting test normal. Any ideas? Treatment?
Heavy uterine bleeding 3 weeks pelvic/transvaginal us hyperechoic uterine fundal myometrial focus may represent atypical fibroid or adenomyosis ?
Bleeding: Since its a focal area its more likely to be adenomyosis, which typically gets progressively worse as you age. However, you're also at the age when ovarian dysfunction often causes irregular, heavy and/or prolonged bleeding. You might be a good candidate for an endometrial ablation assuming you are done with having babies. ...Read more
Yes: Hormones regulate your menstrual cycle and nearly all women will have some irregularities to their menstrual cycle at some point in their lives. However, breakthrough bleeding can be a sign of hormonal imbalance, a polyp or fibroid, or even pre-cancerous cells in the uterus. I would recommend evaluation by a physician for break through bleeding. ...Read more
See a doctor: Likely this is okay and is due to a lack of estrogen in the vagina causing atrophy, that is---thinner skin of the vagina that is more sensitive and occasionally bleeds as well. However, any postmenopausal vaginal bleeding needs to be evaluated by a physician to make sure there are no cancerous or precancerous reasons for this. If it is local to the vagina, your doctor may prescribe some estrogen. ...Read more
Post menopause break through bleeding. Ultra sound .61 cm endometrial stripe. Heterogeneous uterus with 2 small fibroids. Is D and C necessary?
Not always.: Anytime their is postmenopausal bleeding then an US evaluation of the uterine lining should be performed. If the endometrial stripe is more than 3-5 mm then an endometrial sample should be taken. This can usually be done in the office and does not require a D and C. Sometimes your doctor may want to insert a thin flexible camera into the uterus to further evaluate the lining. ...Read more
Have 2ndary amenorrhea. Labs show hormonally, should be having a cycle. =Not shedding lining? =Risk of endometrial cancer? =Need birth control pill?
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