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What could be the cause of heavy bleeding apart from regular menses with severe back pain in a 50 plus woman ?

My wife is experiencing heavy bleeding with the menstral cycles and also other times of the month she is 51 years of age and is definitely in menopause stages. She currently has more then two weeks of bleeding this month and is currently suffering extreme back pain to the level she can t get up it hurts her too much .
Asked On : Tue, 21 Feb 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

Heavy bleeding for two weeks at this age warrants an immediate attention by a Gynecologist. A perimenopausal bleed needs a through per vagina check up along with Ultrasound of abdomen and if required a D&C procedure.

I could think of a number of conditions with this symptomatology however I wish not to threaten you at this hour. A symptomatic treatment for back pain is not going to end this.

Hope this address the urgency.
Answered: Tue, 21 Feb 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Sunil Kumar Gupta's  Response
dear one

do the fallowing-
complete bed rest
tab cosklot E three times daily
tab vit c 500 one daily
tab Meftal spas thrice daily
inj diclo I M state
prevantive antibiotics
pl visit gynaecologist immediately
had ultrasound for lower abd done
blood testing

take care her she is precious
Answered: Tue, 21 Feb 2012
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