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Rosannie posted:
I am 52 and have been in menopause (no period) for almost two years. Recently I have got more hot flashes and every three weeks or so I have had slight spotting for two cycles.
I have lost about 15 lb in the last three months and I wondered if this has somehow changed my hormone balance and "brought back" ultra-lite periods.
Does anyone have any experience with spotting after menopause and whether this is normal or what?
I guess I am still in perimenopause, then after all.
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Margery LS Gass, MD, NCMP responded:
Any spotting or bleeding after two years of no periods should be discussed with your clinician. It is important to be sure that there is nothing serious underlying the bleeding.
 
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Pattinmark responded:
Well, count me in. Had that 2 times, the 2nd. time is now for maybe 2 weeks. The first time I thought I was dead meat. I was so scared. I will tell you my story it may help.
I had no period for maybe 5 years now. Suffered menopause systems for the entire time. Finally I convinced myself hrt was the way to go. And I was right!! Should have done it 5 years ago!!! I got to admit it saved my marriage and what family I had left.
Anyway a year ago i started spotting , i was terrified went to Dr. took a biopsy and blood work for cancer. All was fine.
Now it happened again. Did all the test again and no answer except sometimes it happens. So i guess i will count my blessings that nothing is wrong.
 
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bhhatch0411 responded:
I am having a period after 4 years of none have panic attacks and over all feeling lousy. Feeling slightly crazy. Can anyone give me a hint.
 
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bhhatch0411 replied to Margery LS Gass, MD, NCMP's response:
Hi,

I haven't had a period in 4 years about a month ago i started having panic attacks, i am under a lot of stress very demanding job I was given xanax .50 that has helped. But now I will get days that I just feel lousy. I am 52 and I have always had more energy than a twenty year old. I have been using the Climara Pro patch could this be causing some of my problems?


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