cause and treatment of vaginal bleeding
- 0Sep 1, '08 by Ms.RNi had few geriatric patients who had vaginal bleeding. what can cause a vaginal bleeding in elderly female? what is the treatment for it? thanks
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- 1Sep 1, '08 by nessajune21Due to estrogen deprivation from advanced aging, elderly women experience vaginal atrophy. The vaginal epithelium becomes so thin and fragile that spontaneous bleeding occurs.
This is a very likely explanation, however, I would have a physician examine these patients to ensure that it isn't something more serious-like cancer.