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I am 57 & postmenopausal for 6 yrs. I have had heavy spotting for 4 weeks. Had a tvu which found thick uterine lining, 22.7. Can polyps cause this?
See Your GYN!: A thickened uterus in a postmenopausal woman can be a sign of pathology or something occuring abnomally in the pelvis. You need further evaluation to ensure that the condition isn't more serious, especlally, bleeding in a postmenopausal woman is very concerning. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am postmenopausal and had light spotting one day. Had TVUS with lining of 5mm. Negative endometrial biopsy. Is that enough or should have more test?
Spotting: Mostly it is very normal but be aware of chance of infection. ...Read more
Must rule out cancer: Postmenopausal bleeding should always be evaluated and taken seriously. Most of the times it turns out to be nothing serious but sometimes it can be a sign of uterine cancer. The next step is to be seen by an obgyn for an ultrasound and an endometrial biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have not had a period for several years, then started spotting a couple days ago. What could this be?
Hi there. I am concerned for my 82 year old mom, who has been spotting for almost a week now. She is stubborn and refused to see a gyn.
Postmenopausal bleed: Sounds like she is having postmenopausal bleeding with is cause for concern - Try having her see her PCP first for a check up - she may have a better relationship with him/her and be more inclined to follow their recommendations. Possible causes could be as benign as a vaginal tear due to dryness or malignancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mom has 6mm uterine polyp found after spotting. She is 56yrs. Ovaries normal. What s the probability that the polyp is cancerous. Just 1%?Or high?
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