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Menopause

Having a cycle after 6 years

10/13/2009

Question:

I haven`t had a period in over 6 years. All of a sudden these past 2 months, I have had a period which last a week long. It is not spotting it is a full period. Is this normal? And should I be concerned?

Answer:

You should call your doctor and let him/her know. The bleeding needs to be further investigated.

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Response by:

Cynthia B Evans, MD Cynthia B Evans, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University