Postmenopausal Bleeding Overview
What is postmenopausal bleeding?
A woman with postmenopausal bleeding has vaginal bleeding more than one year after her last normal menstrual period. Menopause usually occurs between 49 and 55 years of age, but may occur earlier.
What are the symptoms of postmenopausal bleeding?
Symptoms that may occur with postmenopausal vaginal bleeding include vaginal discharge, vaginal itching, and lower abdominal pain.
How does the doctor treat postmenopausal bleeding?
Treatment for postmenopausal bleeding depends on the underlying cause. Treatment for postmenopausal bleeding may include estrogen vaginal cream, dilation and curettage, or hysterectomy.
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