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Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Heavy Bleeding (Definition)

Heavy bleeding is also known as Heavy vaginal bleeding. Usually described by physicians as having to change a pad more than every 1-2 hours, passing large clots, change from your previous pattern, needing overnight protection, ...Read more


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I have a large pedunculatedsubmucosalfibroid with heavy bleeding, anemia and severe pain every second month should I have a hysterectomy.I am 50 yrs?

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 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

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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?

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 more

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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 more

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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 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?

See gynecologist: You need to contact your gynecologist and get in to see the to see what is causing the heavier bleeding. At this point the bleeding should be getting less and stopping, not getting heavier. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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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?

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

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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. ?

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

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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.

Yes, : Yes, it is possible -if the pain and discomfort make one's quality of life less than desirable.It is important to visit and discussed all these issues with a physician and make appropriate decisions, togheter. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...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