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Abdominal cramping but had complete hysterectomy so what could this be?

Abdominal cramping but had complete hysterectomy so what could this be?

Bowel: Cramps from you G.I. Tract, (intestines) will feel very similar to cramping from the uterus. It could be something as simple as gas, but if it is severe or persists, you should have it evaluated. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more


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Can a UTI cause spotting and menstrual like cramps even after a complete hysterectomy?

Can a UTI cause spotting and menstrual like cramps even after a complete hysterectomy?

Here are some. ..: UTI would not be related with the presence of spotting & mens-like cramps, which in fact are more likely related with topical physical or/& chemical stimulation - usually related with sex / masturbation. Hence, analyzing the sequence of events will deduce possible Dx. So, bring the related info to gyn-doc timely for analysis + objective investigation so to confirm what is going on... Best wish. .. ...Read more

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53, female had complete hysterectomy yrs ago. Having constant drawing pain on my right lower abdomen. What can it be?

53, female had complete hysterectomy yrs ago. Having constant drawing pain on my right lower abdomen. What can it be?

See your doc: You need an exam. There are many causes of pain in that area. They could be from an ovary or from your bowels (appendix, diverticulitis, etc). Your doctor can help by asking about bowel, bladder, sexual pain, and performing an exam. Sometimes an ultrasound or other test may be necessary. ...Read more

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I am having abdominal pain, left and right side, bad back pains have had complete hysterectomy and gallbladder removed

I am having abdominal pain, left and right side, bad back pains have had complete hysterectomy and gallbladder removed

Talk to your surgeon: Without knowing why you had surgery or when you had surgery it is difficult to know if these symptoms are/aren't related to your surgery. Therefore, call your surgeon and discuss this with him. ...Read more

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Lower abdominal pain worse when standing. Am not sexually active had a complete hysterectomy 2 years ago. Any thoughts on what this could be?

Lower abdominal pain worse when standing. Am not sexually active had a complete hysterectomy 2 years ago. Any thoughts on what this could be?

Hernia?: I would have your doctor examine you and see if it could be a hernia

i do not limit my patients that have this problem from exercising so that if needed they can attempt weight loss before surgery. ...Read more

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61 yrs old. Had complete hysterectomy 20 yrs ago. Overwt. Have menstral like cramping especially left side.

Needs to be checked: Menstrual like cramping at age 61 with past history of complete hysterectomy needs to be evaluated and checked by your doctor to find out what is going on. We don't know if ovaries and fallopian tubes were also removed anf for what indication
recommend get it checked. Need examination and may need blood;urine test and imaging like ultrasound or cat scan to find out the cause of cramps. ...Read more

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I had a complete hysterectomy over 2 years ago and a week ago I started bleeding and cramping. The doctors say nothing is wrong. I'm worried.

I had a complete hysterectomy over 2 years ago and a week ago I started bleeding and cramping. The doctors say nothing is wrong. I'm worried.

Bleeding: Vaginal bleeding after a "complete" hysterectomy is abnormal. A cause should be sought for and found. If the cervix was left, bleeding could be from this. Or the bleeding could be due to infection/inflammation. Perhaps it is bladder or rectal bleeding. A cause must be found. ...Read more

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61 yrs old female. Complete hysterectomy. 20 yrs ago. Having menstral-like cramps on left side. Why?

61 yrs old female. Complete hysterectomy. 20 yrs ago. Having menstral-like cramps on left side. Why?

Left side cramps: It's not possible to tell what is going on without taking a more complete history, examining you and getting some imaging such as a pelvic ultrasound. Cramps in that location can arise from the bowels, bladder, ovary, scar tissue and other causes. ...Read more

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Complete hysterectomy at age 25. Age 51. Have dark brown discharge for over a month with no odor. Pelvic cramps, lower back ache and burning?

Determine source: May be due to a vaginal infection or abnormality of the vagina. Was your cervix removed at time of hysterectomy? Would recommend seeing your gynecologist. ...Read more

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I had a complete hysterectomy 15 yrs. Ago; why have I had some vaginal bleeding with moderate lower abdominal pain? I have had no female reproductive system at all for 15 yrs. On and off vaginal bleeding accompanied with lower moderate abdominal pain. I

Your: Your symptoms are very concerning and you need a full gynecological workup. Even though you had a full hysterectomy, you may still have a cervix, and that can cause problems. Other vaginal problems can cause bleeding. Please call your ob-gyn and arrange a complete evaluation. If you have increased bleeding, pain, or light-headedness/fainting, then you would need to be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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Having lower pelvic pain and lower back pain. I had a complete hysterectomy almost 2 years ago. Now for about 2 weeks I have on going cramping and pain mostly on the right side and in my lower back. I also had my appendix removed years ago, so I know it I

GI, musculoskeletal: When you say complete hysterectomy, I assume you mean that your ovaries were removed as well. The pain may be coming from your intestines, or from a bladder problem/infection, possibly from deep internal muscle stretching; or a hernia. Could also be some adhesions or scar tissue pulling on nerves in the pelvis causing pain. ...Read more

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I had a vaginal hysterectomy 2 weeks ago. I started getting abdominal cramps. What should I do?

I had a vaginal hysterectomy 2 weeks ago. I started getting abdominal cramps. What should I do?

Always check with Dr: It is common to have aches and pains and cramps for a period of time after hysterectomies through whatever approach (vaginal, laparoscopic, robotic or abdominal). It is often the bowels moving slowly or small adhesions developing, for example. It may also be signs of a urine infection or small fluid collection near the vagina on the inside. Always check with your doctor if no rapid improvement. ...Read more

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I've been having a lot of cramps and abdominal movements similar to when I was pregnant. However, I had a full hysterectomy in 2010. What can it be?

I've been having a lot of cramps and abdominal movements similar to when I was pregnant. However, I had a full hysterectomy in 2010. What can it be?

Bowel Movement: Exaggerated bowel movement can give you the symptoms you have mentioned
If it is prolonged or getting very severe or develops vomiting or get very unwell you might need to attend hospital for a check ...Read more

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I had a full hysterectomy 14 years ago and I am having a lot of cramping n pressure on my right lower abdomen. Should I be worried.

I had a full hysterectomy 14 years ago and I am having a lot of cramping n pressure on my right lower abdomen. Should I be worried.

Need more info: Pain is designed to get your attention. The pain is most likely intestinal, and that might be gas, constipation, viral (or other) infection, or even appendicitis. The pain could also from your muscles or nerves or your urinary tract, to name a few. If it is bothering you, see a doctor to discuss this pain's frequency, duration, intensity, associations, etc. Your doc can help figure out what to do. ...Read more

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Had ovarian cancer and had total hysterectomy in 2012. I have bad cramping in lower abdomen/back, like pre hyst. Wht causes this?

Had ovarian cancer and had total hysterectomy in 2012. I have bad cramping in lower abdomen/back, like pre hyst. Wht causes this?

MD time: Cramps in the abdomen and back can be due to a million and one different causes, benign or not. Do not get too anxious, just make sure your oncologist knows about it and follow his/her instructions. Hope it is nothing serious. Get better soon. ...Read more

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Having severe cramps and sharp pain in llq of abdomen radiating to back nausea vomiting bloating had hysterectomy 1 yr ago pain is 9/10 low grade feve?

Having severe cramps and sharp pain in llq of abdomen radiating to back nausea vomiting bloating had hysterectomy 1 yr ago pain is 9/10 low grade feve?

Ovary vs GI: If you still have your left ovary, it could be a cyst. Your GYN may want it do an ultrasound. Of the ovary was removed, it may be a GI issue. You may need to see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I have had a hysterectomy, started having abdominal cramps and low back pain yesterday that is getting worse. Not sure what I should do. I was diagnosed with lupus 15 years ago.

I have had a hysterectomy, started having abdominal cramps and low back pain yesterday that is getting worse. Not sure what I should do. I was diagnosed with lupus 15 years ago.

Better see your doctor: Worsening abdominal cramps and low back pain could be due to several causes, you need to be evaluated even if you didn't have hysterectomy or Lupus, might not be contributing to the current problem, take care ...Read more

Complete Hysterectomy (Definition)

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