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close this bookWhere Women Have No Doctor - A Health Guide for Women (Hesperian Foundation, 1997, 600 p.)
close this folderChapter 22: Abnormal Bleeding from the Vagina
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View the documentBleeding after menopause

Bleeding after menopause

Bleeding problem

May be caused by

What to do

Bleeding that begins 12 months or more after menopause

growths or cancer of the womb


See a health worker trained to do a pelvic exam.

growths or cancer of the cervix

You may need to have a Pap test or a D and C.