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    An_253825 posted:
    my mom is 60 and has not had a period in 8 years and is now having one is that normal
     
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    tlkittycat1968 responded:
    No, that is not normal. She needs to see her doctor to find the reason for the abnormal vaginal bleeding.
     
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    Anon_6061 responded:
    Yes, she needs to have this checked out. But thankfully, most cases of post-menopausal bleeding are nothing earth-shattering. Someone posted here recently that she went 6-1/2 years without a period and then had 4 bleeding episodes in 2 months. But the cause was just some fibroids (benign growths) which don't require treatment.

    These links have a bit of info and may help allay your fears. Hoping your mom falls into the majority and this is nothing serious.
    http://www.webmd.com/menopause/guide/postmenopausal-bleeding
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21145186
    http://radiographics.rsna.org/content/21/6/1409.full
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15386607


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