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Old 10-28-2008, 01:15 PM   #1
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Menopause question

I am in my early 50's and I know I am starting menopause or possibly going through it. I had heavy bleeding due to fibroids, but since August I have not had a period, except spotting on and off. Did anyone have spotting when going through menopause. I know your period eventually stops, but I guess I was wondering if anyone still had spotting periodically.

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Old 10-29-2008, 09:42 PM   #2
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Re: Menopause question

Hi Ashley,

From what I understand all kinds of bleeding patterns are possible.

The only occasions to be concerned are VERY heavy soaking flow and if you've been without a period for over a year or more and then start to bleed you need to be checked by a Dr or healthcare professional.


Old 11-01-2008, 05:15 PM   #3
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Re: Menopause question

Hi Ashley,
Yes, as a matter if fact, for the past year or so I have had on and of spotting for 1 to 2 days at the most. That is, until this July. I had a full blown period, then spotted every single day up until about a week ago. From what I've been told this is very normal, but of course, anything unusual should be checked out if you're concerned. I had the transvaginal untrasound and it came back normal. Just be prepared to expect the unexpected!

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Old 11-02-2008, 03:44 PM   #4
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Re: Menopause question

HI Ashley. Yes, it's normal during menopause. Like everyone here told you, if you start to bleed heavily and it continues on and off or straight through, you should be checked by your gyne. Having fibroid tumors, if they are large enough can cause horrible heavy bleeding. Estrogen makes them grow. If your estrogen is down then no need to worry, but if you're taking hormones, make sure your estrogen is at minimul and follow up occasionally with your gyne.

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