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unexpected bleeding after 2 1/2 years of no period, but I am on tamoxifen
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1lostinspace posted:
I was wondering if anyone in menopause for a while has all of a sudden gotten a period or spotting that won't go away ? I know being on tamoxifen could result in uterine cancer and I have had a biopsy that came back fine, the Dr. said come back in a year for your annual ? I'm perplexed, is this normal ?
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Mary Jane Minkin, MD responded:
Dear 1lostinspace,
From your post, it sounds like you are continuing to bleed-am I correct? it may well be related to your tamoxifen. One possibility is that you could have a polyp in the lining, which may not have been picked up by the biopsy; another test that could be done is a sonohysterogram, looking for polyps. So if all your bleeding is resolved, great-but if you are continuing to bleed, do check in with your gynecologist to see if (s)he thinks you would benefit by further testing.
Good luck,
Mary Jane
 
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1lostinspace replied to Mary Jane Minkin, MD's response:
Hi Mary Jane, yes I still bleed a little, not a lot but it is annoying, I also have noticed it is more after intercourse, I think I will call my gynecologist again, just to be sure.
Thank You
 
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lisameek1963 responded:
had bleeding after sex, for 11 days, went to obgyn had a pap and biopsy, they both came back normal and he said i was thru menopause and im 49 does not know what caused bleeding
 
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shandwilson replied to Mary Jane Minkin, MD's response:
I am 38 and my lmp was 7/26/12 my husband and I was very active in July after my June cycle and August after my July cycle during my fertile days. I have been feeling tingling in my breast for the last month and I have been having hot flashes not normal, moments of dizzy spells & periodic sickness, I took 3 urine pregnancy tests they was negative. Not able to get to the doc for a few wks. I've had abnormal periods in the past but I was not sexually active then. Can I be premenopausal, over weight or stressed? My husband and I are trying to have more children. With my older children the pregnancy wasn't detected unit I was 2 to 3 months along. Can you help me?


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