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Dr. David Lipkin
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Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding (Definition)

Abnormal vaginal bleeding is a symptom in which a girl or woman has bleeding out of her vagina, but the bleeding is too little, too much, for too many days, for too few days, at the wrong age, at the wrong time ...Read more


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What are causes of vaginal bleeding after complete hysterectomy?

What are causes of vaginal bleeding after complete hysterectomy?

Vaginitis: when they do a hysterectomy, they close the end of the vagina and there is no connection with the internal organs. So, bleeding occurs locally in the vagina. Infectious causes? bacterial vaginosis, yeast or trichomonas. After hysterectomy and with aging the vagina can also be bleeding from diminished estrogen hormone that normally maintains the lining. sometimes bleeding from urine confused. ...Read more

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What could cause vaginal bleeding 2 years after a partial hysterectomy?

What could cause vaginal bleeding 2 years after a partial hysterectomy?

Needs evaluation: Some people develop extra tissue at the back of the vagina called granulation tissue. This can be removed in the office. If you still have your cervix then some people continue to have light periods. Bleeding 2 years after a hysterectomy needs to be evaluated by your surgeon in the office. ...Read more

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What would cause vaginal bleeding 20 years after a complete hysterectomy?

What would cause vaginal bleeding 20 years after a complete hysterectomy?

A Few Possibiliteis: The bleeding can come from problems related to the vaginal. Also some bleeding from the bladder or rectum can look like the blood is coming from the vagina. An exam will help pinpoint the location and cause. ...Read more

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Hello . I had an partial hysterectomy 2 years ago. Now I am having vaginal bleeding. Why an what causes this to happen?

Hello . I had an partial hysterectomy 2 years ago. Now I am having vaginal bleeding.  Why an what causes this to happen?

Still bleeding: Hi! It's unusual and generally abnormal to bleed after having a hysterectomy. However you stated that you had a partial hysterectomy which may mean that your cervix was left behind and that can cause bleeding. Another reason for the bleeding be that something could be irritating the vaginal incision from your hysterectomy. Either way, I strongly recommend you see a gynecologist. Good Luck! ...Read more

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Which are the causes of vulvar bleeding\u0026#40; not vaginal bleeding\u0026#41;? No other symptoms. In 2008 i did hysterectomy . Thanks

Which are the causes of vulvar bleeding\u0026#40; not vaginal bleeding\u0026#41;? No other symptoms. In 2008 i did hysterectomy . Thanks

Many possibilities: The first thing to do is to look at your vulva and see if there is anything there. Sometimes that is hard to do, so i recommend seeing an ob/gyn. There are many reasons for bleeding including skin condition, infection, itching, and tumors. ...Read more

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What can cause vaginal bleeding a year after a hysterectomy?

What can cause vaginal bleeding a year after a hysterectomy?

See your GYN: In the process of healing, any incision can develop granulation tissue, which is normal collection of blood vessels and connective tissue. Granulation tissue can also form at the top of the vagina in the months after hysterectomy. You should see your gyn to determine the source of the bleeding, and if it is granulation tissue it can be easily treated in the office. ...Read more

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Why do I have vaginal bleeding after complete hysterectomy?

Why do I have vaginal bleeding after complete hysterectomy?

Depends: This depends on how long ago the hysterectomy was. If it was done within the last 3 months, the most common cause is development of granulation tissue where the vaginal stitches were. If the hysterectomy was years ago and no bleeding occurred until just recently, the bleeding may be coming from the bladder instead of the vagina. Bottom line: you need to see the gynecologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Why would I have vaginal bleeding years after total hysterectomy?

Why would I have vaginal bleeding years after total hysterectomy?

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 more

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Had a hysterectomy in 2002 and left only my Overies left. Now pain in lower back on both sides and now got vaginal bleeding should I be concerned?

Had a hysterectomy in 2002 and left only my Overies left.  Now pain in lower back on both sides and now got vaginal bleeding should I be concerned?

Blood in urine?: Are you having blood in the urine? Fever? It is unusual to bleed after hysterectomy so I would recommend you see a urogynecologist or start with your gynecologist for exam. Could be bleeding from the vagina, or from ureters leading from the kidneys. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have unknown gonorrhoea for 10 years with an only symptom: vaginal bleeding? During hysterectomy dr found me fitz hugh curtis syndr

Is it possible to have unknown gonorrhoea for 10 years with an only symptom: vaginal bleeding? During hysterectomy dr found me fitz hugh curtis syndr

Gonorrhea: Unusual but conceivable. Women can be long term asymptomatic carriers of neisseria gonorrheae, and have acute infection reactivated by a variety of mechanisms. You may have gotten infected more recently (do not know your sexual history), or perhaps the diagnosis was incorrect (would need more info and records). Why not discuss with the diagnosing doctor? ...Read more

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Is it normal to have vaginal bleeding the first time you have sex after a total hysterectomy?

Is it normal to have vaginal bleeding the first time you have sex after a total hysterectomy?

No: No it is not. How soon after the surgery did not have sexual intercourse? You do have to wait for a period of time so the incisions can heal properly. Speak with the doctor who performed the surgery. ...Read more

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I have had a total hysterectomy with both ovaries taken out i'm having light vaginal bleeding is it ok to use tampons?

I have had a total hysterectomy with both ovaries taken out i'm having light vaginal bleeding is it ok to use tampons?

Get to the Doctor: Do not go to the er, but go see your gynecologist. Bleeding is not normal when you do not have ovaries or a uterus. ...Read more

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Had heart attack on Wed now having vaginal bleeding had hysterectomy 15 years ago?

Had heart attack on Wed now having vaginal bleeding had hysterectomy 15 years ago?

URGENT evaluation!: If you had a heart attack within the past 7 days and now have internal bleeding (vaginal or otherwise), you need urgent evaluation and I strongly recommend that you go to the nearest hospital ER for evaluation. Then follow-up with your gynecologist and cardiologist. I hope everything works out ok and take care! ...Read more

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I have vaginal bleeding. I did hysterectomy and ovariectomy. I take HRT . The swab is negative. No athrophy. Could it be an hormonal disbalance?

I have vaginal bleeding. I did hysterectomy and ovariectomy. I take HRT . The swab is negative. No athrophy. Could it be an hormonal disbalance?

Side effect: Vaginal bleeding is a side effect of hrt if part of the uterus was left in place. Young women typically need to have higher doses of hormone as in birth control pills. If this is not the issue d/w your doctor what other causes could be. ...Read more

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I have heavy vaginal bleeding for 3 months with severe cramping. Mom had bleeding issue at my age & had emergency hysterectomy. Can this be hereditary?

I have heavy vaginal bleeding for 3 months with severe cramping. Mom had bleeding issue at my age & had emergency hysterectomy. Can this be hereditary?

Seek diagnosis: Genes and family history can always be a factor in medical problems but heavy periods and irregular bleeding is one of the most common issues Obgyn treat. There are a wide variety of common causes. See and Obgyn for an exam and testing to determine the cause and treatment options. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy 24 yrs ago. Uterus & cervix removed. Vaginal bleeding. Family Dr. says it's a polyp..have a referral to see Gyn. What happens now? I'm 66

Polyp: If there is a polyp there, it is likely that the doctor will remove or at least biopsy it. After a hysterectomy or menopause the most common reason for bleeding is the thinning of the vaginal tissue due to low estrogen levels. This is called atrophic vaginitis. Occasionally, after a hysterectomy there will be granulation tissue or "proud flesh" at the cuff which can resemble a polyp and bleed. ...Read more

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