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Menopause

Period after 7 years

11/17/2008

Question:

HELLO TONIGHT AFTER 7 YEARS IM BLEEDING NOT HEAVY YET.. PUT ITS PINK IS THIS A NORMAL THING SHOULD I BE CONCERN IM 57 YEARS OLD THANK YOU

Answer:

You should be concerned enough to make an appointment with your gynecologist for an evaluation.  While there are many benign causes of post menopausal bleeding, it is important to be sure there isn't cancer.

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Response by:

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