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do you sstill have vaginal discharge following hysterectomy

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: This may occur.

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You could have a vaginal infection that has nothing to do with a hysterectomy. See your doctor for culture and evaluation.
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A female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
You : You should definitely see your doctor for an exam. Any vaginal bleeding after a full recovery from a hysterectomy is not normal and should be evaluat ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get and exam...: A "Partial Hysterectomy" can mean different things to different people. It can mean you had the uterus removed but not the cervix. Or it can mean ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: There is still a risk of infection even though the uterus and possibly the cervix have been removed. Certain organisms (e.g. Gonorrhea/Chlamydia) wou ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hugo Ribot
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: This depends on how long ago the hysterectomy was. If it was done within the last 3 months, the most common cause is development of granulation tissu ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Mirabile
32 years experience Gynecology
Vaginal discharge: During the first two weeks after your period starts, you are in the "proliferative phase" of your cycle and your hormonal status decreases the amount ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe yes ; maybe no: Leukorrhea is a normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Not all discharge is abnormal. If you have odor, itching or pain you need evaluation.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Before surgery, at a minimum, a check of your blood count (hemogram) would be recommended. Other labs would depend on your medical history and if you ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Leukorrhea ??: is normal vaginal discharge (D/C). D/C is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions & bacteria & is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal sloughing?: The vaginas in post menopausal women can lose some ability to stretch as estrogen declines. The vaginal surface then "thins" as the surrounding vagina ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not enough info.: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge & problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redn ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Fishy smelly dischar: You may have bacterial vaginosis, it is not a serious condition but odour can be embarassing, it is caused by overgroth of bad bacteria which replaces ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not related: First do a home pregnancy test to find our if you are pregnant. There is no reason to wonder. Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine t ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
May be normal.: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge & problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redn ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many possibilities : There are many things that can cause vaginal burning regardless of whether or not you have a hysterectomy. Burning pain is a classic description of ne ... Read More
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Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Ovaries: As long as you have your ovaries, then yes you would still ovulate.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Barrere
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See below: A vaginal infection itself can result in some spotting from the cervix. You can also have bleeding that occurs as a result of expansion an implanta ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not normal: Its not normal to have heavy vaginal bleeding after sex. If it happens more than once, you should see an Ob/Gyn and find out why its happening. Best ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Helen Sandland
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No short ans.: After a cryo procedure you can have watery brown discharge for 4-6 weeks! after 3 weeks it should be less each week. If you have foul odor, then you ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Ackerman
48 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If the uterus was removed and the ovaries left you will still ovulate. Your dr.Should be to find out with blood test.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Might be a late: period. Brown discharge might be older blood being cleaned from the uterus.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
27 years experience Gynecology
Unlikely.: Pid is "pelvic inflammatory disease" and usually occurs when bacteria ascends from the outside of the vulva up inside the genitals and spreads into th ... Read More
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