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Menopause

10/14/2010

Question:

I am 62 years old and I have been in menopause for 13 years and I have been bleeding her in the last 3 months .I WENT THROUGH MENOPAUSE AND NEVER HAD A PERIOD FOR 12 YEARS BUT IN THE LAST 2 MONTHS i STARTED BLEEDING AGAIN ..WHAT COULD IT BE i AM WORRIED .. THANK YOU ..please ANSWER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

Answer:

It is not normal to begin bleeding after 13 years of not bleeding. It could be endometrial cancer. You should see a gynecologist right away.

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Response by:

Linda A Bernhard, PhD, RN Linda A Bernhard, PhD, RN
Professor Emeritus
College of Nursing
The Ohio State University