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Bleeding After Pelvic Examination
Timing? May be norma: The post partum exam is usually 6 weeks after delivery, and usually includes a pap smear. Is this the case with your exam? If so possibly the pap caused some spotting that should stop shortly. Another factor to consider is whether you are nursing. If not breast feeding, you may be about to resume your normal menstrual cycles. If any pain or continued bleeding, check in with your ob. ...Read more
Normal: It is not uncommon to have cramps after a transvaginal US or pelvic exam, since a foreign body - ultrasound probe or gloved hand often causes release of prostaglandins leading to uterine cramping. Try taking ibuprofen or naproxen for symptoms, then night before and morning of procedure next time to reduce symptoms. ...Read more
Vaginal swelling and itching day after annual pelvic exam. No symptoms prior to exam. What caused this?
Common problem: vaginal bleeding is a common problem due to the diminished estrogen hormone present. Estrogen normally maintains the vaginal lining. With decreased levels, the lining is thin and prone to irritation. The friction of intercourse can cause bleeding of this thin lining. Urinary bleeding can be confused as coming from the vagina. vaginal infections can also cause bleeding due lining irritation. ...Read more
Feeling intense pain/cramping after a transvaginal ultrasound. reason for the ultrasound was missed period and heavy dischage after leep. Ideas?
Leep: The discharge and discomfort is most likely due to the LEEP and disruption of the surgical bed and healing process due to the baginal ultrasound. The vaginal ultrasound might have disrupted the healing surgical site. Let you provider know of your symptoms and possible evaluation. ...Read more
Need to rule out STD: Lpease consult your gyn dr.Get a more detailed answer ›
ER is severe : If you are having pain 10/10 this means you feel you are dying and are in agony. Usually 10/10 is related to gunshot wounds broken bones and other trauma. If that is true then you should be in the er now. If you were exaggerating and now feel fine schedule a visit with your obgyn and discuss the work up for endometriosis. ...Read more
Be checked, if...: Go to be evaluated so to assure the origin of bleeding and the potential causes for UTI-like symptoms. How to get the related things for good medical care done correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html about What to Do at Feeling Sick?, http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html about Blood in Urine, & other articles in the selected categories. Best wish to health... ...Read more
Missed menstrual period, vaginal discharge, pelvic & abdom pain. Low back pain. Neg blood pregnancy test. History of endometrios and infertility. ?
Normal: With a history of endometriosis, unfortunately, this scenario can be normal. A lot of women wtih endo suffer from irregular periods and pain as you describe it. Often a gynecologist will prescribe birth control as a first line therapy for women with endo. It can help regulate periods as well as diminish pain. Other options for pain are NSAID such as Ibuprofen during pre-menstrual and menstrual. ...Read more
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
Not likely: But consult your surgeon, just to make sure. ...Read more
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