Doctor insights on:
Heavy Bleeding After Hysterectomy
I have a large pedunculatedsubmucosalfibroid with heavy bleeding, anemia and severe pain every second month should I have a hysterectomy.I am 50 yrs?
Maybe: Surgery carries the potential risk of complications. Things like obesity, heart disease, and severe anemia can increase your risk for surgery. Some doctors may choose to start a medicine called depo lupron (leuprolide) to shrink the fibroids and increase your blood count prior to surgery. The average age of menopause is 51. Your symptoms may go away on their own very soon. Please discuss risks w/ a doctor. ...Read more
Had a polypectomy and mirena (levonorgestrel) in march for heavy bleeding. Still bleeding now and anaemic. Can i insist on a hysterectomy as i'm fed up now.
I think i'm too young to have a hysterectomy, but I have heavy bleeding and fibroids. What is the difference between a robotic laparoscopic myomectomy and a robotic hysterectomy?
Pregnancy?: This presentation is common in women with fibroids. Future pregnancy is a consideration which may lead to a recommendation for myomectomy where the fibroids are removed leaving the uterus intact. If pregnancy is not desired, the options include medical therapy, myomectomy or for definitive treatment, hysterectomy where the uterus is removed. Robotc surgery offers shorter recovery, less blood loss. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
Will a uterine ablation help pain and heavy bleeding from fibroids..I have that option or a hysterectomy. 41 years old..No children. Severely anemic.
UFE: Have you consulted with an interventional radiologist regarding uterine fibroid embolization (ufe)? This procedure is usually a great option for women with symptomatic fibroids. It is minimally invasive (tiny incision in your groin) and treats fibroids in any portion of your uterus, not just ones that can be reached through the uterine cavity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i get a hysterectomy at age 19 to stop heavy abnormal bleeding that goes through overnight pads and super plus tamp. & to be able to join the navy?
Uncertain: "Current or history of abnormal uterine bleeding (626.2), including, but not limited to menorrhagia, metrorrhagia, or polymenorrhea, is disqualifying." See: http://usmilitary.about.com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/genitalia.htm ** Didn't see hysterectomy as a specific disqualification. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a hysterectomy 2 weeks ago. I've had light to no bleeding till now. Having heavier bleeding but not enough to soak a pad/hr. What to do?
I had a divinci Hysterectomy on September 16th 2014. My doctor returned me back to work on Oct 6. I am bleeding heavily bright red blood for 2 hours?
Sorry: I want you to go home and ly down in bed and have someone call your doctor. if the bleeding does not stop go to the ER. ...Read more
I had a partial vaginal hysterectomy 8 months ago and today I started bleeding. It looks like heavy menstrual blood with clots. No pain or cramps. ?
Call your surgeon: This may be granulation tissue bleeding from the vaginal cuff where the vagina was sewn closed which can be treated sometimes in the office. ...Read more
I was wondering if a hysterectomy could be done despite not having a medical problem (e.G. Fibriods, cancer, etc.)? I have extremely painful, heavy bleeding on my periods. It sometimes affects my day because it is too much.
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
I had sex 5 weeks after a total abnominal hysterectomy and started to bleed. Can this be normal? Bled heavy at first but 2nd day slowed down a lot
please call your doc: As after am abdo hysterec i instruct my pts( i hardly ever do those anymore, almost all of mine are thru the da vinci robot or scope) I do not let my pts have sex for at least 6 weeks, and I have to check the cuff 1st , u need to call your gyn and your gyn will need to examine the vagina cuff to make sure it has not broken down, hopefully not, or to check for any damage, no sex until doc sees you ! ...Read more
After hysterectomy: If you had a supracervical hysterectomy it is not unusual to have mild light periods, depending on how much endometrial tissue is left behind. If your uterus and cervix were both removed, than any bleeding needs to be immediately investigated. Please contact your surgeon's office to set up an appointment. ...Read more
A defect, not a tear: The healing of a vaginal cuff after vaginal hysterectomy is not always predictable or may not be complete or smooth for several weeks after surgery. A defect in the vaginal scar may on occasions occur without symptoms but it would be rather unlikely although not impossible that a "cuff tear" would take place without bleeding ". ...Read more
Please call your GY: If u are worried enough to ask that here , u need t call the doc who did the surgery to discuss with that doc, anything more than minor spotting I do not consider normal. ...Read more
Explore alternatives: The first thing you need to do is to see your gynecologist for an assessment of why you are bleeding. You may have a small polyp in your uterine lining and removing that may be all you need. It may be changes in your hormones and a 2 minute endometrial ablation will fix the prohlem.You may have fibroids. The right choice for you also depends on whether or not you want to have more children. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- Hysterectomy bleeding after lifting heavy objects
- Bleeding a week after hysterectomy
- Bleeding after menopause and hysterectomy
- Is bleeding after a hysterectomy normal?
- Uterine bleeding after hysterectomy
- Bleeding after a total hysterectomy
- Bleeding after a hysterectomy exercise
- Bleeding after abdominal hysterectomy
- Heavy lifting after hysterectomy