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dadabrd posted:
I am 66 yrs and having cramps and vaginal bleeding like period...its been almost 20 yrs and I am worried...
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Anon_6061 responded:
This link is helpful in understanding causes of postmenopausal bleeding and necessary workups - http://www.jfponline.com/pages.asp?id=10784. It's reassuring that only 7-10% of bleeding is caused by endometrial cancer. 60-80% is merely from an atrophic (very thin) lining. The causes and %s can be found in a table mid-page. Hope yours is nothing serious! And if it's something that needs to be treated, hopefully a medication or simple procedure that allows you to keep all your parts is all that's necessary.