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Discharge After Hysterectomy Causes
Granulation tissue: Vaginal cuff (the area where the vagina was closed after hysterectomy) granulation tissue, or erosion or abrasions of this site can cause the problem. Have a gyn md examine this area and sometimes this can be identified and treated with a siver nitrate stick applied to the area to help it heal. ...Read more
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
I had a hysterectomy on october 31, and on monday, I had a light red discharge of blood. Can stress cause this?
No: Depends on what type of hysterectomy you had. If you had a total, meaning uterus and cervix, this could be granulation tissue from your vaginal cuff. It could also be due to lack of estrogen from your vaginal walls. But stress alone won't cause this. Check with your gyn doctor for a check up to make sure everything is okay! ...Read more
Small amounts watery discharge post hysterectomy. Gyn thought fistula now says doesn't think so. Causes? Started on estrogen cream
Based on what?: My question would be, based on what evidence is it not a fistula? If that has truly been ruled out, than that's great, but otherwise keeping a high suspicion is prudent. If symptoms are resolving that is a good sign, but be vigilant, follow-up with your gyn, and consider a second opinion if concerned. Good luck! ...Read more
Post hysterectomy: Sometimes we performed what is called a partial hysterectomy, meaning some remains of the cervix are still present. This can cause bleeding after a hysterectomy. Your obgyn should examine you to rule out bleeding from the urethra, vagina or from the rectum (ie hemorrhoids etc). ...Read more
Had a hysterectomy about 5.5 weeks ago and now I sense an order with minimal discharge. Is this normal?
Need a GYN evaluatn: You most likely have a benign alteration in the normal vaginal bacteria called bacterial vaginosis (probably from the usual pre-surgical, intra-vaginal prep fluid). It can be easily treated with Flagyl (metronidazole), but you should see your doctor to get it checked out. ...Read more
I got a hysterectomy partial over a year ago now I feel like discharge is coming down but when I look nothing?
Maybe very small amount of discharge only?
Maybe there's some altered sensation
Maybe there's some type of infection
May be worthwhile to get a Gyn exam ...Read more
I had a hysterectomy 2yrs and 3 months ago. Today I had a white odorless discharge should I go get checked out?
Yes, when uncertain: Have it medically checked. A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for eval ; accurate dx. ...Read more
Hysterectomy: Immediately After surgery such as a Hysterectomy, it is normal to have a mild vaginal discharge, but be sure that you tell the surgeon so they can be aware of all your post operative symptoms and issues, and will let you know when to follow-up and be concerned if the discharge continues and or worsens/changes, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more
See Gynecologist: May be due to infection, and should get exam to determine. ...Read more
Never seen my Dr after hysterectomy and was discharged with my incision opening up. Post 5 days now. How do I care for it?
I have undergone partial hysterectomy before four years. Now I am having odourlesss colourless fluid discharge. Is there any problem for me?
Unlikely: A discharge that is odorless and colorless and doesn't cause any irritation is most likely simply secretions from the vaginal glands. Most infectious discharges would have those other characteristics ...Read more
A month after my hysterectomy I still have a heavy discharge with some fresh blood. Is this normal. I do keep still and look after myself.
Not normal: See your doctor to rule out break-down of the vaginal cuff (extremely rare) or bleeding from vagina cuff edges (common). ...Read more
I'm 28 yrs old and just had a hysterectomy 1 1/2 weeks ago. I am having increased pain and a foul/rotten smelling brown discharge. Is this normal?
Possible infection?: If you are having severe pain and fuel smelling discharge after surgery this might be caused by an infection which might happen after this type of procedure. Please try to see your gyn provider asap in order to get evaluated for this. If you are experiencing fever and extreme pain you should definitely go to the ed for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Yes: This may occur.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hmm...: Please visit your gyn surgeon to be sure.. ...Read more
See your Doctor: Especially if there is an odor.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had a Hysterectomy about 10 months ago, and also have a lite yellow discharge only when I wipe, not bad. Is this concerning?
Can you elaborate...: From which orifice you're wiping yellow discharge (e.g. vagina, rectum, nose, mouth, etc.)? ...Read more
I had a partial hysterectomy 28 years ago still have my overlies I have recently been having a black or very dark brown discharge. Iam 55?
See GYN: You should see your GYN immediately to get an assessment and other tests to help determine the cause of bleeding. It could be benign issues or could be a sign for something more concerning. An exam would help give you more information. ...Read more
Had hysterectomy 8 months ago and ever since I have noticed my urine is very strong smelling. Is this normal? No pain, discharge or bleeding.
Had robotic hysterectomy & had sex @4 weeks. Now having a bloody discharge. Not a lot but enough where I can tell what it is. What's could this be?
Vaginal cuff: The vaginal cuff is an area where the walls of the vagina were sutured closed after the cervix was removed at your surgery. New granulation tissue is "sealing the seam' and may have been disrupted during sex. Call you gyn surgeon and go in to be examined to see if that is the case. Sometimes this area can be cauterized in office with a silver nitrate stick. ...Read more
I had a hysterectomy 27 years ago and now for the past two weeks I've had a foul smelling yellowish to brown discharge, but no pain untill just a few?
Clitoral orgasm 10 days after hysterectomy. Next morning have pink tinged discharge. Should I worry?
Is a clear discharge normal 3 and a half weeks after vaginal hysterectomy? Bloody discharge stopped 2 days ago
Should I be worried about a bloody vaginal discharge? I had a complete hysterectomy 21 years ago. This is something new.
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