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    An_255750 posted:
    I am 51. Had a full exam a 2 months ago. Have not had a period in 2 years. And boom. Just started. Is this normal??
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    georgiagail responded:
    No. And this bleeding is not a menstrual period. It is due to some other issue that has nothing to do with menstruation.


    The most common reason after menopause would be uterine fibroids; benign growths in the uterus that can cause bleeding if they expand into blood vessels.


    Of course, other, more serious tumor issues can also cause this.


    You might want to get this looked into medically, just to rule out more serious medical problems with this bleeding...especially if it is significant or continues.


    Gail
     
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    Anon_6061 responded:
    And it could be just some sporadic ovarian activity which is actually fairly common in the first 5 years after menopause. However, they do say that any post-meno bleeding should be investigated just to be sure it's nothing serious.
     
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    georgiagail replied to Anon_6061's response:
    "And it could be just some sporadic ovarian activity which is actually fairly common in the first 5 years after menopause. "
    This is untrue.
    Any bleeding after menopause needs to be looked into medically.
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    Anon_6061 replied to georgiagail's response:
    Yep I said that it needs to be checked - "However, they do say that any post-meno bleeding should be investigated just to be sure it's nothing serious."


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