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Menopause

Bleeding varies over time

07/07/2008

Question:

I`m 48 years old and had light to no bleeding for several weeks. For the past 3-4 weeks, bleeding is continuous. It`s on the light side but does require a pad all day. I know there is great variation in menopause but is this type of variation common?

Answer:

The type of bleeding you report is common, but if it has not stopped, you should report it to your physician.

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Response by:

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