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how long do you have discharge after a hysterectomy

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
Bleeding=laceration: If your surgery has been recent, then what you are seeing can be old blood. Otherwise, you may have minor vaginal or other urogenital laceration that ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need more info: If your hemoglobin was 9 gm/dL and you bleed for two weeks after that you may be more severely anemic. It would be prudent to contact the doctor who d ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Duggar
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: I would say that is great to have no problems after surgery.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Post hysterectomy: Sometimes we performed what is called a partial hysterectomy, meaning some remains of the cervix are still present. This can cause bleeding after a hy ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: That will vary widely from person to person. It depends on how much tissue was removed, how much blood was present and how much post procedure chemica ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Allison Urrutia
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sex after surgery: Whether you have had a davinci or any other type of hysterectomy, i recommend no intercourse for 6 weeks. You should not have a problem with orgasm af ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
4-6 weeks: Typically women can resume all "normal" actvities in about 4-6 weeks. Remember that if both ovaries are removed, the sudden drop in homones can resul ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Sex after surgery : There is no hard and fast rule but 2 weeks is probably safe as long as your incisions are healed and you feel well enough.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Period ; abortion: Most women experience their next period 4 to 6 weeks after a surgical abortion.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Variable: After laparoscopic hysterectomy, release to normal activity is about two weeks and that would include oral sex. However, vaginal penetration (fingers, ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
It can be done: at any time, as oral techniques do not depend on other parts of the anatomy. If your question is how long do you have to wait until you can have vagi ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ted Anderson
27 years experience Gynecology
Days or weeks: The time needed to fete back o activities like driving depends on several factors like how long you are taking pain meds, how well your vaginal incisi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
27 years experience Gynecology
It varies.: After a da vinci hysterectomy, most patients have very little vaginal bleeding. If bleeding occurs, it is usually less than a period and more often de ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
You don't.: Endometrial biopsy is an office procedure not dissimilar from a pap smear, so you may resume sexual activity as soon as you want to. Cervical biopsy i ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cathleen London
25 years experience Family Medicine
Ask your surgeon: Depends on the type of surgery but minimally 6 weeks.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: Any where from 1-4 weeks.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Blazar
61 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A day or two: A biopsy alone does not interfere with your ability to have sex.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No specific wait: You can travel when you feel comfortable enough to do it.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
As soon as no pain: If an adult has a broken hip, the fracture is usually in the upper part of the thigh bone. The orthopedic surgeon stabilizes the fracture with pins or ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please ask teh doc w: Who did your procedure as that doc should ahae already told u that.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: Most women do not need to refrain from relations after a colposcopy, even if biopsies were taken. You should only wait if your doctor told you to at ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
The next birth: It is possible that the next birth may be possible for you to have a vaginal delivery. Discuss with your ob, best wishes.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
25 years experience General Surgery
Depends: That depends on the surgery and the way the surgery was performed. Through the vagina is rare but would mandate 6 weeks. Open abdominal would be a c ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margot Watson
53 years experience Gynecology
6 weeks: You should have a post operative exam about 6 weeks after surgery and at that point, your doctor will examine your vagina to be sure the stitches have ... Read More
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