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I had cryosurgery and now I have smelly discharge Is this normal

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Albers
Addiction Medicine 41 years experience
Cryosurgery: The cryotherapy destroys some tissue, and as the tissue peels off or sloughs, there may be a smell. It would be more helpful is you would share what ... Read More
Dr. John Geisler
Gynecologic Oncology 27 years experience
Cryosurgery: You should have a watery discharge. If it is purulent or foul smelling, call your doctor's office.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
No, not normal: Please see your gyn for an exam and cultures, you may have a vaginal infection and hopefully you did not develop a recto- vagina fistula which your do... Read More
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
No: The discharge is not normal but is not related to the hysterectomy.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The normal post childbirth involution process and uterine shrinkage produces a brownish to yellow discharge over 4 to 6 weeks.(lochia) If the dischar... Read More
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
No: Likely cause is a vaginal infection. Usually, bacterial vaginosis/vaginitis which is an alteration of the vaginal flora. Less likely is a uterine infe... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Different protocols: Not everyone has a watery discharge. We warn people about it because it can otherwise be a bit of shock. There are different protocols for freezing ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Gynecology 23 years experience
Maybe: After pregnancy, miscarriage, or vaginal/uterine surgery it is not unusual to get a discharge until healed. Often this discharge will have an odor be... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Possibly: Brown discharge is usually old blood leaving the body. However, if you notice a foul odor, you need to be seen to rule out the possibility of an infe... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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INfection: It's possible to get infected cysts in this area. If it can't be cleared up with cleaning with peroxide, folowed by thorough drying, and applying an ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: This can be normal but you also have to think about the possibility of infection if you are running a fever or are very tender over the lower abdomen
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
No: Some brownish discharge 3 weeks after c section is not uncommon. Mild transient odor may be acceptable, however if you have persistent odor, let your... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Very normal: Malodorous menstrual discharge of varying color is common and normal so long as no other symptoms accompany it.

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