Worried and nervous and not sure what to do.

Patient : In September missed a period then after that since it been lasting from 2 to 3 weeks. I just turned 49. Can you give me an idea with what's going on.
Symptoms:  A lot of acid reflux, heart burn other wise feel normal
Doctor :   Hello. Thanks for the query. Missing a period for many cycles and having bleeding lasting for such a long time at yo ur age group is indicative of pre-menopausal symptoms. It may also be due to fibroid, endometrial hyperplasia, endometrial cancer, contraceptive side effects, thyroid dysfunction and hormonal imbalance. Kindly consider consulting a gynecologist for an examination and test like a pap smear, endometrial biopsy, ultrasound of the abdomen, blood, urine, liver and kidney function tests. The Doctor will treat you accordingly. Hope this helped. Regards

Related Q&A

Q: Hi, ten years ago, my mother was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the right lung. She was not a smoker.Did not spread...

Q: I had unprotected sex 3 times in one night. I pulled out each time. Her period had ended 4 days earlier. She took ...

Q: For the past couple night when I lay down, my left leg and arm hurts. worse in groin. I am 49 and have fibromyalgi...

Q: My father failed is barium swallow test and has been told not to eat anything from this point forward. My father h...

Q: I have a white scab inside my nose on the left side of the cartilage wall

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews