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What causes pink vaginal discharge post menopause?

I am 68 and haven t had a period i 20 years. Just this week I have noticed a tiny vaginal discharge, mostly white but a few times with a blush of pink. This is very concerning. Should I see my doctor right away? I am on a 2 compounded creams for hormone replacement. Recently, my doctor pushed up my estradiol from 3mg to 4mg. The testosterone is 10 and I take 200 mg of progesterone. Could this change have caused this
Thu, 11 May 2017
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Infertility Specialist 's  Response
Hi, I think it can be because of the hormones. But better to get it evaluated. Get a pelvic examination done to rule out any cervical pathology or infections. Get a ultrasound done to see the endometrial thickness. If it is more than 4 mm, you may need an endometrial biopsy to rule out any endometrial pathology. Hope it helps.
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