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I am a 52 year old female who hadn't had a period since May

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of 2014. Friday, I...
I am a 52 year old female who hadn't had a period since May of 2014. Friday, I had some spotting and now I have a full blown menstrual period going. Should I call my GYN while it is still going on or wait until it ends to seek medical advice?
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Hello,

if such a bleeding occurs after an absence of more than 1 year, a clarifying examination is required urgently to be sure that there´s no malignant background. Therefore I would recommend to contact your OB/GYN at the beginning of the week to make a soon appointment for examination, no matter if the bleeding still goes on. So you will be on the safe side.

Hope that everything will turn out fine, kind regards,

Dr. N. Scheufele

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I am a little afraid of the reply I got, but Dr.Scheufele knows what he is talking about, so I will follow his advice. Thank you.
OB GYN Doctor: Dr Norbert Scheufele,
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The recommended procedure is only for your safety, there´s a very good chance that the result is without any harm, so please think positive ;-)

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thank you, ***** *****: I will call for an appt. tomorrow and I will think positive!
OB GYN Doctor: Dr Norbert Scheufele,
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You are very welcome!

Please don´t forget a friendly ranting up to 5 stars. thank you.

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OB GYN Doctor: Dr Norbert Scheufele,
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Hello,

if there are still open questions, I will be glad to answer them.Otherwise please don´t forget to honour my work with a kindly rating(3-5 stars).

Thanks a lot, all the best for you,

Dr. N. Scheufele

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