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just had a period this weekend after six months

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Hi I'm 51 and and have just had a period this weekend after six months of not having one could there be any problems and should i go and see my GP


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replied July 25th, 2011
Menstruation Answer A25424
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Having periods after long gap in menopausal age could indicate underlying hormonal problems, endometrial hyperplasia, DUB etc. Consider visiting your gynecologist/obstetrician (not GP) for further evaluation and management/treatment (based on examination and investigation results). You might need to undergo hormonal and blood work-up along with ultrasound scan to look for the exact cause. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet.
Take care.



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