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Is it common for periods to stop completely after having a hysterectomy?

Is it common for periods to stop completely after having a hysterectomy?

YES!!: Yes the uterus id gone so no lining to shed and no bleeding. Now if the ovaries are left in which they usually are, then you can still ovulate and gets symptoms of cramping etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more


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Is it common to have no discharge after a hysterectomy?

Is it common to have no discharge after a hysterectomy?

Yes: I would say that is great to have no problems after surgery. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a female to stop having her period for a long time after getting off birth control?

Is it normal for a female to stop having her period for a long time after getting off birth control?

Amenorrhea: Not having a period is related to an inappropriate amount of estrogen and or Progesterone in the body and may be independent of having been on birth control of any kind. Depends on how long on birth control, what kind and for how long you were without a period after. ...Read more

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Is it normal to not have your period after stopping Depo-Provera been off of it for a month?

Is it normal to not have your period after stopping Depo-Provera been off of it for a month?

Yes, quite normal: Many women take several months to resume normal periods after stopping depo. Be careful, though. Just because you haven't had a period does not mean you can't become pregnant. Always have an active form of birth control to prevent undesired pregnancy. If you haven't had a period and it is greater than 6 months from stopping depo, go see your gynecologist to discuss. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have cramping several months after a hysterectomy?

Is it normal to have cramping several months after a hysterectomy?

Pelvic pain: If your ovaries were not removed at the time of hysterectomy, you might get pain coming from them. Also intestinal issues, like constipation or irritable bowel syndrome can cause similar symptoms. Have your obgyn examine you and run some tests. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a females period to stop for 3 months for non-pregnancy reasons?

Is it normal for a females period to stop for 3 months for non-pregnancy reasons?

No that is not norma: You need an evaluation by your gyn as it could be due to many different causes, some minor , some not, please make an appt to see your gyn or a gyn. ...Read more

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How common is it to be cramping 14 months after getting the mirena (levonorgestrel)?

How common is it to be cramping 14 months after getting the mirena (levonorgestrel)?

No: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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How common is it to skip a period after surgery?

How common is it to skip a period after surgery?

No: It is not normal, but may be possible. Stress can cause a missed period. Antibiotics given around surgery may make oral contraceptives less effective as well, so pregnancy is a possibility. ...Read more

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Is it common to have loose bowels after a hysterectomy?

Is it common to have loose bowels after a hysterectomy?

Call your Surgeon: During abdominal surgery the bowels may be touched or moved and they show their displeasure by deciding not to work for awhile or by working overtime. Concerns for diarrhea after surgery would be more than 3 bm/d w/o laxatives, fever, blood in stool, pain. Tests for c. Difficile (an overgrowth of a GI bacterial due to antibiotics you may have received) or eval of post operative infection needed. ...Read more

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How common is it to have missed a period after an appendectomy?

How common is it to have missed a period after an appendectomy?

Not unheard of: It may not be normal, but stress of surgery can alter the normal hormonal balance in the body and throw off your normal menstrual cycle. If you have more than 1 month of irregularity, however, you may be best suited to check in with a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have excessive queefing after davinci hysterectomy? How to stop? Prevent?

Is it normal to have excessive queefing after davinci hysterectomy? How to stop? Prevent?

Queefing: First and foremost, queefing is totally normal and is definitely not farting out of your vagina. It's not even air coming from inside your body, it just means air from outside got into your vagina and is being pushed back out. There is not enough time or space to explain further here. If you need to discuss it further, see your surgeon or I invite you to a virtual consult. Dr G ...Read more

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Is it normal to have your period basically for a while month with only one or two days here and there not having it after stopping the pill?

Is it normal to have your period basically for a while month with only one or two days here and there not having it after stopping the pill?

Yes: Your period can be very irregular after stopping the pill. It can take 3-4 months to get back to a normal pattern. If you are not regular by that time see your doctor for exam and blood testing. ...Read more

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Is it normal for endometriosis to get worse after having a baby?

Is it normal for endometriosis to get worse after having a baby?

Well, sort of: No, not specifically because of having a baby, but endometriosis is a progressive disease so it tends to worsen over time. Also, endometriosis growth is reduced or arrested during pregnancy, so it can 'worsen' or progress once cycling resumes. ...Read more

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Is it normal for me to still bleed six weeks after delivery? Is there a medication to stop it

Is it normal for me to still bleed six weeks after delivery? Is there a medication to stop it

Yes: Yes it is normal to bleed six weeks after delivery and yes ---- there is something you can take. There are birth control pills ---- but first consult with your Ob Gyn ...Read more

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After having a hysterectomy, is it possible to still have kids?

After having a hysterectomy, is it possible to still have kids?

No and yes: No, you do not have the transport organ to carry a pregnancy yourself. Yes, if you retained your ovaries, these can be retrieved and implanted in a surrogate that would carry your baby. At 49 you might consider using donated eggs from a younger source. Your risk of a down syndrome birth from your egg is 1/50. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your period to be off some days after having sex?

Is it normal for your period to be off some days after having sex?

No : Intercourse does not affect the timing of your menstrual cycle unless you got pregnant. Schedule a visit for evaluation and birth control. ...Read more

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Is it common for a stressor like surgery to bring menstruation to a stop for good. Im 48. Periods have always been regular up until unrelated surgery.

Is it common for a stressor like surgery to bring menstruation to a stop for good. Im 48. Periods have always been regular up until unrelated surgery.

Stress or...: A sharp peak in stress caused by major life events like surgery can affect the body in many, unpleasant ways such as sleep disturbance, GI problems, and throwing off the menstrual cycle. However, it's important to seek assessment by your PCP or a gynecologist to rule out a more serious cause to your symptoms. ...Read more

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