Progesterone to start postmenopausal bleeding

by Marie


I'm 53 and postmenopausal, 1 1/2 years. Two weeks ago, out of the blue, I started having constant pelvic pain. Went to doctor and transvaginal ultrasound found a small polyp with thick lining around it, more than 16 mm (I can't remember exact number but ultrasound tech said it was very thick around polyp and thinner on one side but still in abnormal range). Doctor put me on oral progesterone for 12 days. After 6 doses, the cramping was much worse so he told me to stop.

It's been 2 days and still no bleeding but plenty of localized uterine pain. If I don't have a period In a few more days, he will do a D&C and take biopsies.

Has anyone experienced this? Can a period shed the polyp? Is it possible to bleed after 6 doses of Northindrone 5 mg (progesterone) after no bleeding for 1 1/2 years?

Why did the pain come on out of no where and continuue daily for now 2 weeks? Can I have endometrial cancer with pain but no bleeding?

Any help is appreciated. It's 2:00 am and the pain has kept me awake.

Thank you for reading.

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Aug 24, 2017
Progesterone to start postmenopausal bleeding
by: Joy

Hi Marie

Well it sounds to me as if you could possibly have Endometriosis or Fibroids. Both these are caused by oxidative stress and unless the inflammations is dealt with, you will battle. Please consider trying the following protocol which is also used for heavy/continual/bleeding and clotting, it also help with inflammation and endo and fibroids. The thick lining is caused by a build up of estrogen.

• Natpro Progesterone Cream - 400mg to 500mg per day
• N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC) - 2000mg per day
• Taurine - 2000mg per day
• Vitamin D3 - 5000iu's per day more if Vitamin D3 level is low. (Vitamin D3 actually helps to shrink fibroids)
• Bioflavanoids - 1000mg per day

Northindrone also known as norethisterone, it is NOT progesterone, but progestin which is a drug so I am not surprised that you experienced problems.

A good natural progesterone cream such as Natpro, if used correctly will help clear the lining out. It must be used every day with no breaks at all, but you need to use 400-500mg per day. If this is endo, it can be extremely difficult and painful to treat. Having an operation to remove it will not help as they will reappear, either in the uterus or elsewhere. Progesterone therapy takes 2-6 months beofre positive results are achieved, longer if symptoms are severe. I really do not think that you need the D&C, progesterone will clear the lining out, but if you are concerned perhaps having a biopsy is needed.

Please read these pages and the references:

Endometriosis -

Vitamin D3 -

Magnesium -

Inflammation -

Menopause -

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