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I'm 55. My G.P. tells me (according to bloodwork) that I've…

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I'm 55. My G.P...

I'm 55. My G.P. tells me (according to bloodwork) that I've gone through menopause. I had no symptoms. However I've continued to have periods, albeit irregular. Like ever 3 to 4 months. Very heavy. I hadn't had a period in about 8 months, then 3 weeks ago I started again. It's been fairly light until today. Now it's exceptionally heavy. Should I be worried?

Doctor's Assistant: Are you in any pain? How regular are your periods?

No pain. Like I said, they were like every 3 to 4 months, but it's been about 8 since the last

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I was sent for testing that reveled uterine cysts, but my doctor said we'd repeat the test in a year to see if there's any change

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Hello and welcome to Just Answer. I looking forward to assisting you with your question and providing excellent service. If you are 55 and your bloodwork indicates you are past menopause, these are not periods. They are postmenopausal bleeding episodes and rare not normal. You need to have an office endometrial biopsy to rule out cancer or precancerous conditions
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