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What is the most common cause of postmenopausal bleeding?

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Dr. Soumya

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Posted on Sat, 9 Jun 2018 in Women's Health
Question: I am 66 yrs old stopped my period in my mid 50's today I spotted bleeding when I wiped after using bathroom
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Answered by Dr. Soumya 27 minutes later
Brief Answer:
further evaluation required

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I can understand your concerns.

Postmenopausal bleeding is a serious problem.

You need to get a detailed examination of the cervix to rule out cervical erosion.

An ultrasound examination is required to check endometrial hyperplasia or signs of any other pathologies.

This could also be due to simple variation in hormonal levels.

Please let me know If You need any more help.

Regards


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