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sudden drops of blood at age of 65

By Anonymous August 7, 2014 - 9:21am
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My mom is 65,and have her menopose 25 yrs ago,today all of a sudden she found few drops of blood in her panty. She had 3 mojor operations almost 5 yrs earlier,due tointestile infection,gollstone and harnia. Sometimes she is also having urine infection. I amquite confused and disturbed,if any probable cause before visiting the doctor u can suggest

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Hello Anonymous,

Even a little bit of vaginal bleeding or spotting is not normal after menopause.

Make an appointment with your mother's physician as soon as possible.

The most common causes of postmenopausal bleeding include:

polyps that develop in the uterus, cervix or inside the cervical canal
thinning of the endometrium, which is the tissue that lines the uterus
thickening of the endometrium

Her doctor will determine the cause by reviewing her medical history, doing a pelvic exam and any necessary blood tests.

Please keep us updated.

August 7, 2014 - 9:45am
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