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Menopause and periods

10/23/2007

Question:

I am a woman of 53 and my last period was March of 2006 and now 1 and 1/2 years later I am bleeding again. Is this normal for menapause. I recently underwent a stressful job change and worries about a grandaughter.

Answer:

It is not considered normal to bleed 1.5 years after your last period.  Please see your gynecologist or primary physician for an evaluation.

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Response by:

Margery   Gass, MD Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati