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Menstruation lasted a whole month.First tome this happened.50 years old.What is wrong?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Menopause

Most likely you are entering menopause.
Between 45 - 55 most women go through menopause. During this time your periods may be shorter or longer than normal. If you have a family history or gyn cancers or disorders, like uterine fibroids, or are a smoker, you are at risk for tumors or other disorders. I recommend you see your doctor to make sure.

In brief: Menopause

Most likely you are entering menopause.
Between 45 - 55 most women go through menopause. During this time your periods may be shorter or longer than normal. If you have a family history or gyn cancers or disorders, like uterine fibroids, or are a smoker, you are at risk for tumors or other disorders. I recommend you see your doctor to make sure.
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. Michael Flax
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Biopsy

At the age of 50, with abnormal bleeding, it is absolutely imperative that you have a d&c(scrape of the uterus) or an endometrial biopsy(more commonly done today) to rule out a disease state that may harm you( cancer or precancer).
Likely you are bleeding because your ovary did not release an egg( anovulation), often a function of age...But biopsy first.

In brief: Biopsy

At the age of 50, with abnormal bleeding, it is absolutely imperative that you have a d&c(scrape of the uterus) or an endometrial biopsy(more commonly done today) to rule out a disease state that may harm you( cancer or precancer).
Likely you are bleeding because your ovary did not release an egg( anovulation), often a function of age...But biopsy first.
Dr. Michael Flax
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