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Internal Bleeding (Definition)

Also known as an internal hemorrhage, internal bleeding refers to bleeding that occurs inside the body that is not seen from the outside. This happens when there is damage to an artery or vein from trauma, an injury to the spleen, a ruptured aneurysm, or erosion into an artery or vein from cancer or gastric ulcer. Internal bleeding is a medical emergency ...Read more


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I am bleeding after a complete hysterectomy?

Go back to doctor: Go back asap and make sure there have been no complicaitons. ...Read more

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Why am I bleeding after a partial hysterectomy?

Why am I bleeding after a partial hysterectomy?

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

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Why would I bleeding 20 years after partial hysterectomy?

Why would I bleeding 20 years after partial hysterectomy?

Vaginal atrophy: It needs to be clarified whether or not you still have a cervix. If you still have a cervix, then you might be bleeding from the cervix. If you do not have a cervix, then vaginal bleeding is probably related to "thinning" and fragility of the vagina that comes with menopause. In either case, you must schedule a visit with an ob/gyn. ...Read more

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I'm bleeding 6 years post hysterectomy, should I go to emergency room?

I'm bleeding 6 years post hysterectomy, should I go to emergency room?

Yes to ER: Yes. You should not be bleeding vaginally years after a hysterectomy. If it is not emergent, they will not admit you, and you will follow up with your doctor in the office. ...Read more

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I had a total hysterectomy 6 months ago. Just now had bleeding on wiping. Help!?

I had a total hysterectomy 6 months ago. Just now had bleeding on wiping. Help!?

Decreased estrogen: hysterectomy, like aging, leaves us with decreased estrogen levels. Estrogen normally maintains the vaginal lining. With deceased estrogen, the lining is thin and prone to bleeding with any friction such as wiping or sexual intercourse. It can also cause burning on urination which many women confuse as urine infection. ...Read more

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I had a sub total hysterectomy 6 weeks ago I am now only experiencing bleeding is this normal?

I had a sub total hysterectomy 6 weeks ago I am now only experiencing bleeding is this normal?

No: The resumption of the bleeding may mean that the surgeon left behind endometrial tissue above the amputated cervix. You need to go back to see your surgeon and let him/her evaluate the situation. ...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?

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 total hysterectomy 2.5 weeks ago w/ no bleeding, am now having bleeding that is getting redder and is now associated with pain. Is this normal?

Could be normal: It could be some bleeding from granulation tissue at the healing vaginal cuff. It should stop soon. If not, you should see your surgeon for an exam. ...Read more

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Bleeding 2 weeks after a hysterectomy and I had sex?

Bleeding 2 weeks after a hysterectomy and I had sex?

Not a surprise: Most recommendations are to wait 4 weeks before having sex. The top of the vagina would not have been completely healed and the sex would be expected to cause some spotting or bleeding. Your risk for a pelvic infection is quite high as well. ...Read more

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Can I have bleeding after having hysterectomy leaving cervix in?

Can I have bleeding after having hysterectomy leaving cervix in?

Yes: If the cervix was left in, there can still be a small amount of uterine tissue remaining. Its possible to have some bleeding. If you still have your ovaries, the bleeding can be cyclic just like your period used to be. It can be a bummer if you were expecting to be period-free. ...Read more

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I am bleeding after having a patial hysterectomy 6 years ago just started bleeding?

I am bleeding after having a patial hysterectomy 6 years ago just started bleeding?

Define "partial": What do you mean by a "partial" hysterectomy? This term, partial, has been mis-used and can be confusing. If you mean that you had your uterus removed, but your cervix remains, that is more accurately termed a supra-cervical hysterectomy. The cervix that is left behind may still have tissue in the canal that can bleed with your cycles. The best way to find out is to have an exam to confirm. ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed after having a hysterectomy 3 yrs ago? Bleeding and I had a hysterectomy

Is it normal to bleed after having a hysterectomy 3 yrs ago? Bleeding and I had a hysterectomy

You: You should definitely see your doctor for an exam. Any vaginal bleeding after a full recovery from a hysterectomy is not normal and should be evaluated sooner rather than later. Good luck! ...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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I had hysterectomy on april 3but still having some bleeding like a cycle. Is that normal I gotten two different medicine to stop it and still bleeding?

Possibly: It is normal to have some light bleeding, i.e. A panty liner takes care of it. This can last for several weeks. Usually the bleeding will change to a pinkish/watery discharge as the tissue heals and the sutures dissolve. If your bleeding is heavier than this or if you are having a pain, fever, or foul smelling discharge; I would recommend seeing your doctor to get this looked at. ...Read more

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I'm having bleeding had hysterectomy 20 yrs ago. Do I have cancer?

I'm having bleeding had hysterectomy 20 yrs ago. Do I have cancer?

Hysterectomy: Vaginal bleeding after a hysterectomy or menopause needs to be evaluated. It can be due to infections, trauma, or cancer. Get to your GYN asap for treatment and peace of mind. ...Read more

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I am contemplating a hysterectomy. I have irregular bleeding about 2 weeks every month?

I am contemplating a hysterectomy. I have irregular bleeding about 2 weeks every month?

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

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I had a hysterectomy in 2013 only leaving ovaries. This morning I'm developing bleeding is this normal?

I had a hysterectomy in 2013 only leaving ovaries. This morning I'm developing bleeding is this normal?

Not usual: It's not normal in the sense that you will no longer have period bleeding. Sometimes toss can happen if the cervix was not removed. I would follow up with your doctor for an exam ...Read more

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Bleeding after 21 years from a complete hysterectomy. I've been bleeding now for 8 1/2 months its not from my rectum?

Bleeding after 21 years from a complete hysterectomy. I've been bleeding now for 8 1/2 months its not from my rectum?

See doc.: Need to see a doc. The source of vaginal bleeding is the uterus which was acting under control of the ovaries. Apparently these are both gone so there should be no bleeding at all. Someone needs to take a close look to identify the source. ...Read more

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Had surgery Last Wednesday a hysterectomy and ovarie removed and I'm bleeding spoting just won't ED to know how long will it take to heal?

Had surgery Last Wednesday a hysterectomy and ovarie removed and I'm bleeding spoting just won't ED to know how long will it take to heal?

Ask your surgeon: These are things that should have been addressed prior to surgery with written or verbal instructions. Call your surgeons office and obtain clarification now. ...Read more

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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 hysterectomy 8 months ago and ever since I have noticed my urine is very strong smelling. Is this normal? No pain, discharge or bleeding.

Urinary odor: Your urine reflects your hydration and if there are no other symptoms, you need to drink more water. The hysterectomy has nothing to do with it. ...Read more

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I had a hysterectomy on September 19. after 6 weeks my incision is bleeding slightly but there is no gaps anywhere. What can be the problem?

I had a hysterectomy on September 19. after 6 weeks my incision is bleeding slightly but there is no gaps anywhere. What can be the problem?

Scar/friction bleedi: Although the surgical wound should be healed by now the area remains tender and prone to bleeding if there is any rubbing or friction against the incision. If there is no gaping wound, then it will heal itself. Just keep it clean and place a band-aid or a small amount of antibiotic cream in the raw area.
If bleeding continues go back to the surgeon who operated on you. ...Read more

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I was on depo from 94-2011 and had an oblation then had partial hysterectomy in 2014 and now last week I started bleeding. I've not had cycle since I?

I was on depo from 94-2011 and had an oblation then had partial hysterectomy in 2014 and now last week I started bleeding. I've not had cycle since I?

Bleeding after Hyst.: Should be checked out by your GYN surgeon. The GYN surgeon will do an exam and identify if the cause of bleeding is from the upper vagina, or from somewhere else. Every hysterectomy, unless the cervix is left behind, has a place in the top of the vagina that gets sutured closed and should heal in around 6-8 weeks but sometimes granulation tissue forms which can bleed or spot later. ...Read more

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I'm 27 And take The depo shot July makes a year but I am still bleeding all the time I want a hysterectomy?

I'm 27 And take The depo shot July makes a year but I am still bleeding all the time I want a hysterectomy?

May be the Depo: Frequent, irregular bleeding is very common with DepoProvera. It usually stops by the time you have been on it for a year but, in a few unfortunate individuals, it continues. You may be one of these few. Talk to your doctor about other contraceptive options that may be better for you. There are many treatment options for frequent bleeding these days and hysterectomy is usually a last resort. ...Read more

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I had a hysterectomy but I am bleeding like I am having a period. Today I wiped and I had a clot of blood.?

Hysterectomy: It is extremely important to be evaluated sooner than later especially if cervix was also removed, to make sure stiches are intact and there are no other reasons for bleeding. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy (Definition)

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