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Does Menstrual Cycle Change After Fibroidectomy
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
Hello! Im 4 weeks post op from an abdominal myomectomy. I started having heavy bleeding last week. could this be my menstral cycle already?
Not supposed to: Having intercourse is not supposed to alter your menstrual cycle. If you are having abnormal bleeding, see a gynecologist to investigate the cause. If your periods used to be irregular, and now they are normal, then i would attribute that to normal maturation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes but not a cause: The act of sex is not going to change the menstrual cycle. There may be some bleeding associated with sex the first time, but that is not menstrual bleeding. Any changes in the menstrual cycle after sex will be likely related to normal physical maturation, esp if she is very young when she has sex for the first time. In an older woman who loses her virginity, she may stop bleeding due to menopause. ...Read more
Yes!: Your period might be different. Most women will have a normal period at the expected time, but some may have their period later or earlier than normal. You might also have some irregular bleeding or spotting until your next period. If your period is more than 5 days late or is unusually light or unusually heavy, or especially painful, you should contact your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A myomectomy is the procedure when fibroids are removed and the uterus remains. Myomectomies can be done in a variety of ways, depending on the location of the fibroids. Fiboids in the uterine cavity can often be removed hysteroscopically, with no abdominal incision. Depending on size and location, myomectomies can be done laparoscopicaaly, ...Read more
Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more
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