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my mom's 60 yrs old with cramping and vag bleeding

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My mother is 60 yrs old and she's had a total hysterectomy several years ago. 5 years ago she had vaginal bleeding for 9 days like a period! She also experiences(or feels like it)light menstrual cramping!Now its happened again today..she's bleeding..what could possibly cause this? I recommend that she get a transvaginal sonogram.
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replied August 31st, 2010
Welcome to ehealthforum.
Your mother needs a repeat examination done by a gynecologist along with hormonal level tests and ultrasound scan to look for the source of bleeding and get it controlled.
Take care.

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