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Perimenopausal, bleeding continuously, painful injection?

Dear Doc: I am 47 years old and peri-menopausal. I have been bleeding for some 23 days until my gynae told me to take 5-4-3-2-1 regimen of contraceptives. The bleeding stopped and returned just as heavily three days later. I returned to my doc and he injected the uterus and took a specimen for testing. He said the bleeding would stop after a couple days. What was that (painful) injection? He says if I continue to bleed after 4 or 5 days, I should return to see him. This is the 3rd day since the injection and I am still bleeding, so I am watching it. I would be grateful for your answer.
Asked On : Tue, 27 Mar 2012
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The doctor had taken a biopsy of the endometrium / cervix for the changes. All perimenopausal bleed need to be investigated thoroughly for early changes of cancer. I am not trying to scare you but a protocol / reason to biopsy it.

Please see the doctor again, it is the time to control it as it can lead to anemia and bone health as well.

Good health.
Answered: Tue, 27 Mar 2012
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