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Menopause

Medication to stop the spotting

09/16/2008

Question:

I am 51 years old and I am just now starting to go through menopause. I have been spotting for about 3 to 4 weeks now. Is there a medication that my physicain can precribe for me to stop this annoying spotting?

Answer:

Sometimes spotting will occur at the end of one menses and then clear up with the next cycle.  If the spotting persists, contact your clinician.

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Response by:

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