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16 Jan 2013

Bleeding between periods
Hello Doctor,

I''m 47 years old and i had my period on 29th December 2012 and it lasted the normal 3days and now i seem to be bleeding again this started on 14 January, it started off as a brownish discharge and now I''m actually bleeding, please tell me what the cause is or is my body preparing for menopause? I will be 48 in Maya and i have 2 children.

Please help
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GynaeDoc

01 Jan 0001

At your age there are a number of possible causes, fibroids, problems with the cervix, etc. You need to see your gynae as soon as possible.

Best wishes
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