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Spotting way after menopause

11/17/2007

Question:

I am 10 years past Menopause (57) the last few day a very light spotting has occured. I just had my well woman exam everything ok. ( three weeks ago). I am overweight and was just dianosed with type D. I also just had hernia surgery 3 weeks ago.

Answer:

Any bleeding after menopause should be evaluated by your clinician.  It is important to determine that the cause of the bleeding is not cancer or a pre-cancerous condition.

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Response by:

Margery   Gass, MD Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati