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Had a partial hysterectomy a year ago and now i am having cramping and spotting. had a annual pap in feb was normal. no sex in two years?

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Dr. Edward Sung
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Bleeding after hyste: Did you really have your uterus completely removed? or the cervix is still left behind most of the spotting is not dangerous extremely rare that little bit of hematoma of the surgery finally leak and work itself out from the corner of the vain gal cuff This cramp should not last more than few days if longer, must return to see the surgeon may be vag probe ultrasound may help
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Dr. Edward Sung
Dr. Edward Sung commented
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
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one more possibility is your last drop of urine is bloody. If you have no blood on your pantie and you only see blood on the toilet paper, then this is your problem need to see urologist for your bladder, especially you have no history of sex
Apr 16, 2017
Dr. Edward Sung
Dr. Edward Sung commented
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
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i assume that your hysterectomy was for benign condition no cancer involved
Apr 16, 2017
Dr. Edward Sung
Dr. Edward Sung commented
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Provided original answer
most often this kind of post hysterectomy cramps is related to the bladder spasms which is bladder pathology
Apr 16, 2017
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Need an exam: If you have had a hysterectomy then your doctor needs to do an examination to determine where the blood is coming from. If you do not have a uterus then there should not be blood coming from the vagina. An examination is warranted
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