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Is Vaginal Bleeding A Postmenopausal Symptom?

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Posted on Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Question: My mum has post menopausal symptoms, she has bleeding when she wipes when going to the toilet.
Some weeks is nothing other times it is red fresh blood. She is 65years old. She has had X-rays and seen a gynaecology they have found nothing all tests were fine.
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Answered by Dr. Dr. Esmeralda Sera (59 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Blading tests

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking

There are many reasons how can cause vaginal blading.In elderly women one of the most common cause it’s uterine cancer.

But as you said the gynecologist has included this possibility
Other causes are kidney stones,urinary infection,hormonal dysfunction,use of some medication like blood thinners,rare cases thyroid problems etc

I will suggest you Ct scaner of abdomen,urinalysis,hormons tests

Feel free to ask further

Regards
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Brief Answer: Blading tests Detailed Answer: Hello and thank you for asking There are many reasons how can cause vaginal blading.In elderly women one of the most common cause it’s uterine cancer. But as you said the gynecologist has included this possibility Other causes are kidney stones,urinary infection,hormonal dysfunction,use of some medication like blood thinners,rare cases thyroid problems etc I will suggest you Ct scaner of abdomen,urinalysis,hormons tests Feel free to ask further Regards