Postmenopausal Vaginal Bleeding
Postmenopausal vaginal bleeding is abnormal and indicative of a disorder. However, while the patient is in perimenopause, some irregular menstruation may still be normal. Although vaginal bleeding after menopause may indicate gynecologic cancer, there are a number of other causes
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Causes of post-menopausal vaginal bleeding include:
- Perimenopause. Irregular menstruation still occurs.
- Vaginal infection
- Vaginal atrophy (atrophic vaginitis)
- Cervical polyps ...
- Perimenopause: Perimenopause is the name given to the “pre-menopause” transition in adult women from normal menstruation into the full menstrual
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- Menopause: Menopause is the cessation of menstruation in adult women. The transition prior to full cessation of periods in menopause is
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- Gynecological cancer: Gynecological cancer is a general term for the various types of cancer of the female reproductive organs. It may include
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- Vaginal Disorders: Vaginal Disorders are disorders or disease of the female vagina. Inflammation of the vagina is called vaginitis; vaginal infection is
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- Vaginal atrophy: Vaginal atrophy is where the structure of the vagina becomes weak and is usually also dry. Vaginal atrophy usually occurs
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- Gynecological cancer
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