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I'm 54 years old....
I'm 54 years old. I hadn't had a period in a year and a half then I spotted for 6 days. My FSH is 20.6 and my Estradiol is 42. I thought I was in menopause, now I'm confused.
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you need to get a uterine ultrasound and uterine biopsy and uterine D&C to check for uterine cancer
uterine cancer can cause spotting and bleeding after menopause.
are you set to get a uterine ultrasound?
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