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Bleeding After Menopause And Hysterectomy
See a doctor: Likely this is okay and is due to a lack of estrogen in the vagina causing atrophy, that is---thinner skin of the vagina that is more sensitive and occasionally bleeds as well. However, any postmenopausal vaginal bleeding needs to be evaluated by a physician to make sure there are no cancerous or precancerous reasons for this. If it is local to the vagina, your doctor may prescribe some estrogen. ...Read more
Is two weeks after surgery too early to have vaginal intercourse after a supracervical hysterectomy?
7weeks since vaginal hysterectomy. Had intercourse first time, some bleeding and cramping. Is that normal??
Yes: Not uncommon to see/feel that. Go slowly and be patient. The top of the vagina has been sewed closed so the area is still somewhat raw, resulting in spotting and the act of intercourse can cause cramping. As long as no fever/chills, purulent discharge or heavy bleeding; no worsening of symptoms, then you should be OK. If you haven't had a post-op check, now would be a good time to see your GYN. ...Read more
Depends: Why was the hysterectomy done? If for benign reasons, most likely reason is also benigh - vaginal atrophy. If you had cancer or pre-cancer as the reason for hysterectomy, then you need to be checked right away. Either way, get to your gyn and let him/her get answers for you! good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bright bleeding with cramps 16 days after LMP and 6 weeks after aspiration abortion and 4 months after open abdominal myomectomy for 13cm fibroid ....
Several: Hi. Certainly it is possible for benign or malignant uterine tumors to bleed. Vigorous sex with postmenopausal atrophic vaginitis can bleed. Cervical cancer can bleed. Hopefully it's just a little friable mucosa, but please see your gyn to make sure. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Total hysterectomy 1.5 years ago for endometrial cancer. Bleeding today after my vaginal vault pap for screening. Is this normal?
What might cause cramps &spotting, 11months after partial c- hysterectomy with cervix and ovaries left in place?(not having intercourse)
Bleeding after orgasm? Doctor suspected endometriosis and had coil fitted 2 month ago but still having symptoms and bleeding after orgasm
Call the GYN again: Call your gyn md again and explain that the present 'treatment' isn't working. If no response, seek a 2nd opinion. ...Read more
What causes abnormal heavy bleeding for 20days so far after laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis and ovarian cysts and having prostap injection?
Bleeding: If you had surgery for endometriosis, that could cause your bleeding postoperatively. If you got any medications to reduce future endometriosis growth, this may cause continued bleeding as well. If you did get lupron, (leuprolide) the bleeding should diminish after 2-3 weeks and you may not have a period for 2 - 3 months. You should follow up with your doctor to discuss these symptoms. ...Read more
Old blood: What happened to your fibroids? If no surgery, likely still there to some degree which can cause irregular/abnormal cramping and spotting. The brown discharge is very likely old blood from your uterus/cervix/upper vagina and not that uncommon. May want to consider recheck with your gyn doctor to check status of fibroids and discuss other possible therapies. ...Read more
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