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Absence of periods since eight years, sudden bleeding since a week. Is anything abnormal?

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i am 56yrs .have'nt had a period for 8yrs.i now having a show.for about a week.should i be worried.
Posted Mon, 25 Jun 2012 in Menstruation and Miscarriage
Answered by Dr. Chandra Shekhar Sharma 1 hour later

Welcome to XXXXXXX

There are so many causes of vaginal bleeding/discharge at your age.

As you have'nt had a menstrual period for 8 years, but having a show for a week, it does not seem to be due to menstrual period.

Thus it requires examination, investigations like Pap smear and trancevaginal ultrasound & evaluation and treatment accordingly by a Gynecologist.

Hope, I have answered your query. If you have further query in this regard, please free to ask.

With good wishes,
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