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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 yards 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 yards 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

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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What can cause a brighter yellow discharge but very thin in a 50 yr. Old woman? And might be going thru menopause. Itches a little sometimes.

What can cause a brighter yellow discharge but very thin in a 50 yr. Old woman? And might be going thru menopause. Itches a little sometimes.

It depends: Are you sexually active? Do you use protection? You need to have regular check ups with your gynocologist. If you have excessive itching it could be a yeast infection. If you have concerns about discharge you need to see your doctor to have this checked. It could also be normal. We all have some discharge sometimes, but make sure you are up to date on your check ups. And use protection. ...Read more

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Will discharge stop completely after menopause?

Will discharge stop completely after menopause?

Yes, but...: In menopause normal cyclical clear discharges will resolve with menopause. However, if this is not the normal small amount of cyclical discharge than the reason you are having the discharge should be evaluated by your gynecologist and treated appropriately. ...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 brown discharge years after menopause normal?

Is brown discharge years after menopause normal?

No: Brown discharge suggests light bleeding that is not normal years after menopause. You need a complete exam, possibly ultrasound and biopsy of the linning of the uterus. ...Read more

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Should i be worried about post menopausal occassional yellow heavy discharge?

Should i be worried about post menopausal occassional yellow heavy discharge?

No: I would not say that you should specifically worry about this, but know that with menopause, your ovaries are producing little to no estrogen. This predisposes you to vaginal infections such as yeast infections. The next time this occurs, treat with an over the counter yeast cream and see if this helps. ...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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Could you tell me what happens to a woman after menopause?

Could you tell me what happens to a woman after menopause?

Menopause: Menopause is defined as the normal ending of the menstrual cycle after one year without a period. The ovaries stop producing eggs and hormones. So women can no longer conceive after menopause and decreasing hormone levels can cause symptoms of aging, hot flashes, mood changes, skin changes less libido and vaginal dryness. Symptoms can be treated with both traditional and natural approaches. ...Read more

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What symptoms might I have before and after menopause occurs?

What symptoms might I have before and after menopause occurs?

Hot flashes : Menopause means your periods have stopped, in the context of falling estrogen levels. This happens around age 51-52 for most women. You might experience hot flashes, especially at night, and vaginal dryness. ...Read more

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Can I have a baby after menopause?

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Can I have a baby after menopause?

Depends: You are not able to have a baby who is bioligically related to you as you are not able to develop eggs for fertilization. However, it is possible to be a surrogate mother using another woman's egg for fertilization. This does not mean that it is medically advisable or optimal. ...Read more

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Why did my bust size increase so much after menopause?

Why did my bust size increase so much after menopause?

Two Possible Reasons: The two most common reasons for this are when women take hormones post-menopause and weight gain after menopause. If breasts are tender, this is not normal, and should be investigated. Also, I assuming that mammograms remain normal.
In my patients, we do sensitive salivary hormone testing and only give back what is missing for symptom relief while rechecking levels along the way. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of endometriosis after menopause?

What are the symptoms of endometriosis after menopause?

Pain: Since you are not having periods anymore, pain would be the main symptom. Pain may be constant and aggravated by intercourse and or orgasm. Pain with urination and bowel movements or passing gas may be signs of this condition. See a gynecologist with experience in this condition. ...Read more

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Can there be ovary pain after menopause?

Can there be ovary pain after menopause?

Yes: Women might experience ovarian pain due to ovarian cysts, endometriosis, adhesions (scar tissue) or even cancer in menopause. Since a normal ovulation is not a cause of pain in menopause, it is very important to have pelvic pain evaluated by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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After menopause, please give me advice on hrt?

After menopause, please give me advice on hrt?

Easy or hard?: How has menopause been for you? Ez or hard? The kind of challenges you face determine whether you want treatment and what kind of treatment. Short term HRT may the answer for some women. Others choose diet, exercise, supplements or acupuncture. Some of us breeze through this transition & don't need to do anything at all. So it really depends. Hope you find what you need. ...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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Should you have cervical mucus after menopause?

Not much : Due to the lack of hormone production cervical mucus generally dries up after menopause. ...Read more

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Vaginal odor after menopause? Should i be worried?

Yes: It can still mean a vaginal and therefore worth getting checked for. However, there is a condition known as atrophic vaginitis, an behave like an infection — discharge, itching, painful sex — but a consequence of drying of the vaginal mucosa because of the lack of secretions due to dramatic decrease of estrogen after menopause. ...Read more

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I would like to increase cervical mucus naturally after menopause?

I would like to increase cervical mucus naturally after menopause?

Vaginal dryness: I am guessing that you are trying to solve the problem of vaginal dryness. Hormone therapy can help with this. Over the counter Prevaleaf Oasis is a great non pharmaceutical product for vaginal dryness. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of hypothyroidism in women after menopause?

What are the main symptoms of hypothyroidism in women after menopause?

Fatigue: Symptoms of hypothyroidism are fatigue, being cold, constipation, dry skin, loss of outer eyebrow, being puffy and change in cholesterol. Speak with your physician about having your thyroid profile done. I would recommend checking a free T3 (liothyronine) as well since this seems to be low in menopausal women in my practice. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have hydrosalpinx after menopause if you are sexually active?

Is it possible to have hydrosalpinx after menopause if you are sexually active?

Yes: Hydrosalpinx is due to damage to the fallopian tube, most commonly from sexually transmitted infection. One can get infected in menopause. ...Read more

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I am 60 menopause is over. Have pale yellow diacharge, no odour or pain. Merina removed 3 months ago.

Not over: Once you are menopausal, you are always menopausal. You don't "get over it" or "go through it". You arrive. The discharge could be normal turnover of the skin of the vagina or it could be an imbalance of the normal bacteria on the vagina, depending on your hormonal status. Alternatively, it could be a sexually transmitted disease. It depends on your situation. See your doctor for testing. ...Read more

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How to increase your metabolism to lose weight if you started gaining a lot of weight after menopause?

How to increase your metabolism to lose weight if you started gaining a lot of weight after menopause?

Exercise: There are no pills, hormones, or supplements that can increase your metabolism, unless you have a medical problem (such as hypothyroidism). The only real way to increase your metabolism is by doing regular aerobic exercise. I recommend walking the equivalent of 15 miles weekly or bicycling 45 miles weekly (the speed doesn't matter) ...Read more

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I haven't had a period for 7 months my drs says im in menopause im 52 today im getting some light bloody discharge is this normal?

I haven't had a period for 7 months my drs says im in menopause im 52 today im getting some light bloody discharge is this normal?

Probably: By definition, menopause is no period for a year and there is no specific test that can make that diagnosis, though tests may be suggestive. See how this goes but it is most likely that the ovaries are not quite done and it is a period. ...Read more

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Cream watery discharge in post menopausal woman. Examined by consultant(scan + interna) — Clear.However, still have discharge -suggestions please?

Cream watery discharge in post menopausal woman. Examined by consultant(scan + interna) — Clear.However, still have discharge -suggestions please?

Various causes: Possible causes include atrophic vaginitis from Estrogen deficiency, Yeast, bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis, gonorrhea and chlamydia are others. Urinary incontinence can often look like vaginal discharge. In rare cases fistula formation between the bladder and vagina or vaginal and rectum can cause discharge. ...Read more

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I have just started a post menopausal brown discharge — 6 months ago I was checked out and cleared after a bleed and the investigations were all clear?

I have just started a post menopausal brown discharge — 6 months ago I was checked out and cleared after a bleed and the investigations were all clear?

Probably but...: Not a bad idea to revisit your dr. And consider an ultrasound and perhaps another endometrial biopsy — in office. Good luck. ...Read more

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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 yards 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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What are some causes of uterus thickening after menopause?

Depends: Some women taking hormonal replacement may have a thickened lining. Women who are diabetic, obese, may also have thickening. Polyps may appear as a thickened lining as can certain cancers. If the lining is thick a simple d&c, hysteroscopy (looking inside with a scope) will provide rapid answers. ...Read more

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Menopause (Definition)

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