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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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Supracervical Hysterectomy (Definition)

A supracervical hysterectomy is the removal of the top of the uterus, or fundus, and leaving the cervix, or entrance to the uterus. It is an easier hysterectomy to do and can often be done laparoscopically. However some people continue to have bleeding and prolapse problems and you can still get cervical cancer. If you consider this make sure you have a good reason ...Read more


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Bleeding 20 years after partial hysterectomy?

Bleeding 20 years after partial hysterectomy?

Not normal: If you had a partial hysterectomy (uterus only removed and ovaries/tubes left in) 20 years ago and are now having vaginal bleeding, you need to have it investigated as this would not be expected to occur at this stage of life. See your usual doctor to discuss. If he/she is unable to assess, then request referral to an ob/gyn physician. ...Read more

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Menapause after hystorectomy?

Menapause after hystorectomy?

If ovaries removed: A woman will go into chemical menopause if both ovaries are removed at the time of hysterectomy. If one or both ovaries are left, then a woman will enter menopause at the natural time (average is at 51 years of age). ...Read more

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Bleeding with intercourse 15 year postmenopause post hystrectomy?

Bleeding with intercourse 15 year postmenopause post hystrectomy?

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

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Vaginal bleeding after a laparoscopy 3 weeks normal?

Vaginal bleeding after a laparoscopy 3 weeks normal?

Yes: The normal cycle can be affected by anesthesia and not uncommon to have bleeding when not expecting. It is also a great idea to use other forms of contraceptives post anesthesia and post antibiotics if given peri-op. Call ur surgeon to discuss further. ...Read more

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Is heavy bleeding normal after ovary removal?

Is heavy bleeding normal after ovary removal?

Call your doc: U should be asking your doc first before u ask that here , your doc knows you and how the surgery went, you may have a withdrawl period but it should not be heavy so call your doc. ...Read more

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What's a supracervical hysterectomy?

What's a supracervical hysterectomy?

Leaving in cervix: Some women choose to keep their cervix. The french have done this for years because they think it helps with sex. I have asked patients with cervix and without and both groups report excellent sex life after hysterectomy. Supracervical hysterectomies can be done open, laparoscopically and robotically. ...Read more

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Bleeding two weeks after total hysterectomy. Normal?

Bleeding two weeks after total hysterectomy. Normal?

Probably: It can take 3 or 4 weeks to heal completely from the hysterectomy. Spotting or light bleeding may be normal, nut if you are worried you should see your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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Do women menstruate after a partial hysterectomy?

Do women menstruate after a partial hysterectomy?

No: Once the uterus containing the endometrium in total is removed, no. However, in supra cervical hysterectomies whereby the uterus is "chopped off" from the cervix, there are cases where some of the uterus containing endometrium is left behind and cyclic menstrual bleeding still occurs. In that instance, the surgeon will get a Pathology report stating that fact, and will retrieve the cervix et al ...Read more

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What happens during a laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy lavh?

What happens during a laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy lavh?

Safe and efficient s: The laparoscope allows excellent visibility inside the abdomen for releasing the uterus (and ovaries as appropriate) before proceeding with the vaginal portion of the hysterectomy. Many studies show fewer complications with lavh compared to an abdominal hysterectomy or a vaginal hysterectomy. There is the additional benefit of inspecting the abdominal cavity before and after the hysterectomy. ...Read more

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Is rectal bleeding normal after a tubal ligation?

Is rectal bleeding normal after a tubal ligation?

No: not usually. best to get it properly checked out, diagnosed and treated. Do not ignore ...Read more

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Is light bleeding 2 weeks post op from hysterectomy normal?

Is light bleeding 2 weeks post op from hysterectomy normal?

Probably: Spotting and light bleeding can occur for several weeks after a hysterectomy. It can also come and go day by day. If it is as heavy as a period, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I am bleeding after a complete hysterectomy?

I am bleeding after a complete hysterectomy?

Go back to doctor: Go back asap and make sure there have been no complicaitons. ...Read more

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Is bleeding after sex after having cryotherapy normal?

Is bleeding after sex after having cryotherapy normal?

Did u call your gyn?: Hopefully you already called your gyn who did the cyro, i assume your gyn told you not to have sex until a couple of days after your discharge is totally gone, you need to see your gyn to make sure the cervix is healing properly and does not have an infection, and no more intercourse until you se your gyn. ...Read more

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Insomina after a hysterectomy?

Call your doc: Who did the surg u may need hormones or sleeping pills. ...Read more

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Can I have bleeding after having hysterectomy leaving cervix in?

Yes: If the cervix was left in, there can still be a small amount of uterine tissue remaining. Its possible to have some bleeding. If you still have your ovaries, the bleeding can be cyclic just like your period used to be. It can be a bummer if you were expecting to be period-free. ...Read more

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I'm a 40 yr old i had a supracervical hysterectomy 2 yrs ago. Now having vag. Bleeding monthly.Pap showed endometrial cells on cervix?

I'm  a 40  yr old i had a supracervical hysterectomy 2 yrs ago. Now having vag. Bleeding monthly.Pap showed endometrial  cells on cervix?

Yes: Sometimes with a supracervical hysterectomy a small nubbin of endometrial tissue can remain behind and will bleed each month like a regular period used to. It is of no significance and shouldn't worry you and not worth having additional surgery or doing anything about it. ...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


Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

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