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heavy bleeding after cervical smear test

I am 45 and haven't had a period for a year. The year prior to this my periods lessened , once every other month etc.I assumed I was going through early menopause.
On Monday I had a cervical smear test and since then ( 4 days later ) I have experienced heavy bleeding like a very heavy period. Is this normal? Should I be concerned? It has never happened before after a smear test.
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replied October 12th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
This heavy cycle does not have any correlation with your smear testing provided you did not get any injury during the procedure.However,the bleeding is the fact and a postmenopausal bleeding always need an evaluation.I suggest you to meet your doctor for an opinion.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counseling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care



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