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My 86 y/o mom had vaginal bleeding last Saturday evening. I

My 86 y/o mom had vaginal bleeding last Saturday evening. I took her to the emergency room. They did blood work and a ultrasound. The ultrasound revealed that there is "something" in the upper region of her uterus but due to the amount of blood and "debris" they could not possitively identify the abnormality. They recommended followup with her GYN. We met with her GYN who recommended a D&C and biopsy. My mom takes Coumadin for Afib. At the time of her bleeding her coag number was 3.1 The ER Doctor told her to stop taking the coumadin and consult her Cardio MD. The GYN said she would not do the procedure without clearance from the Heart Doctor. We went to him. her coag number is ***** 2.0. He cleared her for the D&C but asked that it be performed withing the next 2-3 days so he could get her back on the Coumadin. My question is do you agree with this invasive procedure given her age and the fact that she has been taking this drug for years. Is it possible to biopsy without the D&C, what are the risks of infection, would she benefit from an second Ultrasound?

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What could be the problem? I am waiting to have surgical

What could be the problem? I am waiting to have surgical biopsy of vaginal wall dysplasia in a week. I am 8 yrs post hysterectomy and have had intermittent vaginal bleeding for the past year, pain with intercourse and low platelets that cause bleeding gums, etc.

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Vaginal bleeding 20 years post menopause at age 70 1. the

vaginal bleeding 20 years post menopause at age 701. the bleeding was scant at first.2. It became heavy just like normal periods3. now it is scant againIt is now 3 months since the bleeding started.4. pelvic ultrasound did not show any abnormality.Patient is normal except for the vaginal bleeding.What do you think should be the next steps in the diagnosis. The bleeding is very similar to normal periods ..Will this stop by itself?

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I am 52 and had a total hysterectomy at 40 due to varicose

I am 52 and had a total hysterectomy at 40 due to varicose veins on my uterus that would swell and the in was horrible. I have been bleeding vaginally for two weeks with some clotting and pain radiating from my lower left back. I have only one ovary left. I went to Gyn and he checked me and said he found nothing bad and sent me for a CT scan with contrast,. I am awaiting the results. I did not bleed for 24 hours but the pain in my lower back commenced and I started bleeding again. I only bleed when I put pressure to urinate or do number 2 otherwise the blood does not come out continuously.

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I'm 45. My periods have always been regular but very heavy.

Hi, I'm 45. My periods have always been regular but very heavy. The last few months there has been some change. My period starts differently in that if I strain even slightly for a bowel movement then my I have vaginal bleeding, bright red like a cut rather than the usual deep brown I usually experience at the start. Then nothing else until a couple of days later when my period will start as usual. Then the same happens at the end of my period, it seems to finish but then I can press toilet tissue to my vagina and it will show fresh red blood and if I strain for a bowel movement I have more fresh red blood. This is coming from my vagina. Due to this my period is lasting an e tra three/four days. Then back to normal and no blood when straining until next period.Please could you help?Thank you.Sarah

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I am 68 and having some vaginal bleeding. I am also under

I am 68 and having some vaginal bleeding. I am also under stress which is when it started ( father is very ill)JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?Customer: I had a coup in Feb but my last Pap smear was May 2015. I will see a gym fri because right now I am out of town with father.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: I take a low dosage of fmhtJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Gynecologist about your situation and then connect you two.

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Vaginal bleeding ~ hysterectomy years ago and I am a two

Vaginal bleeding ~ hysterectomy years ago and I am a two time breast cancer survivor. It is not a lot of blood and most of the time it is pale pink. googled this and read if you were a cancer survivor you needed to be concerned. I haven't been to an OB gyn in year and last vaginal pap was done at my regular doctor. Trying to figure what to do.JA: It's nice to have the anonimity of talking to our Expert about this sort of thing. I'm sure they'll make you more confident about seeing a specialist if they think you need to.Customer: did you get my message?JA: Is there anything else the Gynecologist should be aware of?Customer: not that I can think of.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Gynecologist about your situation and then connect you two.

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70 tear old woman is having heavy vaginal bleeding

70 tear old woman is having heavy vaginal bleeding.It was scant for about 2 weeks . Since 10 days the bleeding is heavy. Also tissue like particles are there. It's 20 years post menopause. Is this a serious condition?what is your opinion? She is diabetic as well. What are all the diagnostic procedures that will be required.

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Since this morning I been having very low abdomen pain JA:

since this morning I been having very low abdomen painJA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?Customer: i had two bowels and with a spot of blood eachJA: OK got it. Last thing — OB GYN Doctors generally expect a deposit of about $18 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.

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