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    An_248102 posted:
    I am 56 , In 1 1/2 yrs I only spotted for 1/2 a day with my period once last Oct. 2011 but,I just got my period Sept 26,2012 I've had it for 3 days like normal. What is going on? Is this normal?
    I went to OBGYN last yr. when I spotted and had a wand ultrasound everything was normal.
    can you help? Laura
    Mary Jane Minkin, MD responded:
    Dear Laura,
    This is a tough call; as you technically are within a year of your last menstrual period. Most likely this indeed is just a period, and not related to something abnormal in the lining of your uterus. But just to be on safe side, I would just check in with your gynecologist, who may want to do another ultrasound, just to check out the lining of your uterus. It's a safe test, and will trustfully just be reassuring to you,
    Good luck,
    Mary Jane

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