Yearly Bleed

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I have been told I have gone through the menopause &

I have got a small  bleed ., over the last 3 yearsi have had one bleed in each April , its here again .just once a year.

my blood test for the Menopause is

Serum LH 22.4

and FSH 103

I have had internal examinations, scans, everything was fine

from the ultrasound I had a polyp that could be making me bleed 

what is it about April ? could it be a surge or hormones ? 

I am going back again next month to the hospital to check the polyp, he didn’t seem too concerned ,

I am 47 now.

Just thinking out loud as I don’t really have anyone to talk to about it .

thanks for listening 

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    Well Rachael, 47 is awfully young for full blown menopause.  I just know that as I got closer to meno I would have a period once ever 6 months.  With everything checking out on your tests, it appears that your body is doing a spring dance.  I've known women in menopause who would occassionally have a period and everything checked out fine, just a surge of hormonal activity that was short lived.  

    That's just a guess, but seems plausible.  

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      Thank you so much for your reply , i have heard people get occaisional ones after they have been told its stopped., it runs in my family , average 45 years old , my mum was ,

      Thanks again , I just need to say it somewhere 

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      Just remember that your ovaries still have follicules.  I'm 60, and on ultrasound follicules in my ovaries were visable.  They are still there, but not doing a whole lot in response to the FSH. Bet you just get a rush of hormones with spring coming again.  

      Our bodies are so strange aren't they?  Just curious, but did you feel somewhat better in the months before this bleeding started?  Happier, better sleep, more energy, anything that you noticed?    

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      Hi , sorry for the delay in answering, I really appreciate you reply, and you made me smile . I have felt fantastic the last few weeks, Happier more energy and lots of smiles and relaxed.

      The bleed  seems to have stopped today and I feel a bit shattered. I will monitor it over the next few days , but still feel great … definitely been happier over the last 12 months. X thanks again 

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    Spring fever? Just kidding. I think since I've been on this site (a few months now), I have heard just about everything. It sounds normal. You have had the tests, so I wouldn't be overly concerned.

    I have unterine polps, that they routinely remove, but I have not agreed to it yet. I think if they cause problems, I would rather just have a hysterectomy. I already went through menopause.

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      Hi Debbie, thank you for your reply , i really appreciate it . When I went for my scans and ultrasounds, internal, a thorough check they said I had a  polps.. only tiny, not overly concerned , they have asked me to go back next month to check its not growing .

      Our bodies are facinating arent they we bleed for years then a sudden stop,I think I am getting rid of  a bit of excess, its still here slightly,.2 days now..

      thanks again for the chat , Rachel 

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