What Causes Fibroids To Bleed

Spotting During Menopause r

There are many signs and symptoms of menopause and one of the main concerns that women have when they are going through menopause is spotting during menopause and is it normal or not. Well, to an extent menopause spotting is normal, after all your body is changing from going to have a period every single month to having none, so of course it is natural for your body to stop.

One main concern you may have is after you have entered into post menopause and you start spotting heavily, then it is definitely time to consult your doctor, for it can be a sign of something a bit more serious. One of the first symptoms of menopause is irregular periods and this is when your body starts is cycle of stopping the production of estrogen. So it is pretty obvious that some bleeding during menopause is perfectly normal. If however, you are still worried and concerned about the bleeding, it may help to educate yourself on menopause itself and all the stages, signs, symptoms and what exactly you will be going through for the next ten to fifteen years.

One of the main points that women do not realize about menopause is it is not one main stage that you will go through, menopause is broken down into three or four stages. Pre menopause, perimenopause, menopause itself and finally post menopause are the four stages that each and every woman will go through when they are dealing with menopause. While a lot of doctors like to view pre menopause and perimenopause as the same stage, it is a common known fact that they are two different stages.

There is also one more stage that woman in their thirties will end up going through and that is premature menopause. Now, not every woman goes through premature menopause, it is just a few of them. Premature menopause usually hits women whose female family members have had a history of going through premature menopause.

The only time that you are experiencing actual menopause is when you have gone one entire year without any bleeding. This does include spotting, if you are spotting during those twelve months, then you will have to start all over on your count. Menopause is when you have gone a full twelve months without any spotting, bleeding or menstruating what-so-ever. It may be a good idea to keep tabs on how many months you go without bleeding so that way you will have a good indication of when you have gone from pre menopause to menopause itself.

After you have gone the entire year without menopause, you will have entered post menopause and this is when you will have to be concerned if you are still spotting. Spotting when you are in post menopause is absolutely a reason to consult your doctor, for this can be signs of something way more serious. This is especially true if you go from light spotting to actual heavy bleeding. Even though spotting in all the stages of menopause is generally normal, it is still a good idea to get yourself checked out and do not take any precautions.

About the author: Lance Thorington is a professional writer and online publisher. Read more about spotting after menopause at the menopause site http://www.menopauseabout.com/

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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. QUESTION:
    if fibroids are to supposed to shrink after menapose what causes bleeding after 13 years of no periods?
    where does the blood come from?

    • ANSWER:
      It could come from the uterus which can be an indication of several things like issues with the build up of the uterine lining (an example only).Also, a cyst on the ovary (an example only) could be causing some of this bleeding.

      The only way to know for sure is to see your doctor for further evaluation of the situation to see what they say.

  2. QUESTION:
    do fibroids tend to bleed and cause pain during pregnancy. what can one do to keep the bleeding and pain down.

    • ANSWER:
      Go to the doctor!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Anytime that you’re bleeding during your pregnancy you have to get it checked out!
  3. QUESTION:
    what would you do with three 5cm fibroids causing pain, bloating and bleeding? what to see if they grow?
    Or have a hysterectomy. I have about 12 to 15 years before menopause and am done childbearing.

    • ANSWER:
      Then what are you waiting for? Get that stuff taken out and quit worrying about it all the time!
  4. QUESTION:
    How to shrink uterus fibroids without surgical operation?
    I have a large number of uterus fibroids since many years that increased in size and enlarged my uterus than its normal size, i become like a pregnant in around 5 months and started to cause bleeding I am 48 years old now. what should I do to shrink fibroids without surgical operation? Can food shrink fibroids and what other ways should I follow?
    Tks

    • ANSWER:
      I am unaware of anything you can do non-surgical to shrink fibroids. Everyone I’ve known who’ve had these have ended up with a hysterectomy. Sorry I don’t have more positive suggestions. Best of luck!
  5. QUESTION:
    Do fibroids stop conception?
    HelloI am worried. I have just gotten back from the hospital where I had a scan because we were trying to find out what was causing mid-cycle bleeding and a dull ache in my left hand side of abdomen. After the scan the Doctor confirmed that I had three large fibroids in my womb and now I am extremely worried that I may not be able to conceive. The Doctor suggested a Diagnostic Hysteroscopy to find out what else is up because he doesn’t believe that the fibroids are causing the bleeding. But I am extremely worried about not been able to conceive and carry a baby to term. Has anyone else had this sort of issue and been able to get pregnant? Can anyone suggest any natural remedies that may help me reduce the size of the fibroids so I don’t need to have any invasive surgery?
    @mom of 4
    Many thanks for your answer and congratulations on your 4. Did you have fibroids?

    • ANSWER:
      HiFibroids can cause problems with implantation… but…. remember… the egg would have to try to implant exactly where the fibroid is to have a complication

      Fibroids are pretty common and I know of women getting pregnant with no problems what so ever!

      Good luck!

 

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