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Q: i haven't had a period for 3 years and yesterday i started. i am 52 years old. is this normal?

my doctor checked my blood a couple years ago and said i was going thru menopause. after 3 years of no period i started yesterday. i am 52 years old. is this normal? on the day before i started, i felt alot of pressure in my butt..it felt like it was going to fall off...it was painful.. thanks for your help..

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Diane W, Community Member
4/ 7/10 4:18pm

If you just started bleeding or spotting, I would say it's normal.  But with the pressure and pain, you need to see a Dr.  Take care, Diane

Laree, Community Member
3/17/10 2:06pm

You should see your Dr. right away.  It could be the sign of something minor or serious going on...don't delay.

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By karen, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/26/10, First Published: 03/12/10