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Period After Fibroid Removal
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
6 weeks is safe: Your gyn surgeon would be the person to ask, but the generally accepted standard is about 6 weeks. Most people wait for a post op exam to get clearance from the doctor just to be safe. ...Read more
Incomplete: If spotting continues four weeks after removal of a polyp, there is a likelihood that the polyp removal was not entirely successful. There should have been a follow up visit with the doctor, who performed the polyp removal, at which time the results of the tissue analysis should have been discussed, as well as a return visit should have been scheduled in case there is continuous bleeding/spotting ...Read more
Yes: Spotting is normal and common after surgery to remove an ovarian cyst. During the surgery usually an instrument is placed on the cervix so the uterus can be moved to get to the cyst, and that can cause a few days of light bleeding. Occasionally the stress of surgery can cause irregular bleeding. ...Read more
No period 3 months after myomectomy surgery for fibroid, cysts. Not pregnant negative pregnancy tests ?
Had open myomectomy 1 month ago & 15fibroids were removed. 3 months GnRH before surgery.when to expect my menstruation?
6 to 8 weeks: Sic to eight weeks post operatively.Get a more detailed answer ›
It is common: Bleeding may occur as the pregnancy hormone levels in the blood drop, and some of the uterine lining that built up during the early pregnancy begins to break down and shed. It is important that the pregnancy test levels be followed until negative after any treatment of an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more
Spotting bright red blood few days after mirena (levonorgestrel) removed. Period or spotting from removal?
Could be either: Could be either. Just watch it initially. ...Read more
Generally 1-2 weeks: After removing fibroids, having intercouse will not cause any problems, but often it is normal for it to be painful for at least 1-2 weeks. I tell my patients to wait at least a week, but if it is painful, to back off until the pain goes away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How painful is mirena (levonorgestrel) coil removal? When will my periods return after having mirena (levonorgestrel) removed?
See below:: If the doctor can see the IUD string on exam, its usually not at all painful to have it removed. If the string is not visible, there is a little more discomfort because the doctor will have to reach up inside the uterus to grab the IUD or the strong. Most women start having their period within 4 weeks of having the IUD removed. Frequently there is a heavy period quite soon after removal. ...Read more
Trying to conceive after fibroid removal and course of Zoladex (goserelin) implant - heavy and painful periods still, 4 months after treatment?
Normal will return: Hello, As you know Zoladex (goserelin) suppresses the hormones that the ovary produces. Now that the course of suppression is over, the ovaries will begin to cycle. The brain/ovary/uterus system is very complex and it could take a little time for you to cycle perfectly. Also consider that you have had pelvic surgery which represents a stress to all systems especially the reproductive system. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't worry: You are having periods and that is good. The heaviness of the flow isnot important ...Read more
Few days: It should decrease daily by the end of the week it should stop. ...Read more
Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. 1 of every 3 women of child-bearing age have these tumors and up to 80% of african-american women have fibroids. They are often asymptomatic but they can also cause significant symptoms. It is the most common cause of heavy menstrual bleeding. Pelvic pain and increased urinary frequency ...Read more
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