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    Getting a period at 67 years old.
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    Phoenixwoman posted:
    My last period was 18 years ago when I was 51. I was on the patch for 5 years and used a .50 dosage. Today out of now where I started bleeding. I have a few tumor fibroids but they have not bothered me. My last pap screening was 2 years ago and I have an appointment this Thursday to do a pap smear. Is it normal to get a period at my age or could there be a problem.
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    georgiagail responded:
    This is not a menstrual period; rather, it is abnormal vaginal bleeding. It may have started if one of those fibroids expanded into a blood vessel, triggering the bleeding.

    It is good you are getting this looked into medically.

    Gail


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