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I am a 63 yr old women 20 yrs post hysterectomy and this is the second time in a yr I have had a bleed thru problem what could it be?

I am a 63 yr old women 20 yrs post hysterectomy and this is the second time in a yr I have had a bleed thru problem what could it be?

Need a Gynecologic c: Post menopausal bleeding requires a gynecologic check up to find the cause. They will need to check your cervix and vagina(pelvic examination) to find the cause of bleeding which can be serious. So do not delay it anymore! ...Read more

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I have started having problems with being hot & sweating for no reason, day & night. I am post-menopausal, but on HRT since hysterectomy approx 3 yrs.

I have started having problems with being hot & sweating for no reason, day & night. I am post-menopausal, but on HRT since hysterectomy approx 3 yrs.

Hormonal levels ?: If ovarian function was not surgically removed bilaterally at the time of hysterectomy, the function of the ovaries may now be slowing or ending, thus giving a loss of overall hormonal levels and increased menopausal symptoms of sweating. A physician needs more history to better answer this question accurately. ...Read more

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Why do women have bleeding problems years after hysterectomies?

Why do women have bleeding problems years after hysterectomies?

You should not: You should not have bleeding after a hysterectomy unless you had a supracervical hysterectomy where a portion of the lower part of the uterus was left behind. If you are having bleeding you need to be examined by your doctor. A common cause is some extra scar tissue called granulation tissue at the very back of the vagina. ...Read more

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What are the most common problems after hysterectomy?

What are the most common problems after hysterectomy?

Fatigue: Most women will experience fatigue, minor bowel changes, vaginal discharge, pelvic discomfort, and incisional pain. Less common but significant problems include infections in the bladder, the pelvis, or the incisions. Rare but serious problems like injury to the bladder or the bowel could cause severe abdominal pains, constipation or diarrhea, or fever about a week post-op. ...Read more

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Would you please help describe the usual problems after a hysterectomy?

Not too many: You can do every thing physically and sexually except have a baby. So enjoy your life. ...Read more

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Had a hysterectomy 3 years ago. Now I have no energy what si ever. I used to be full of energy what could be the problem?

Had a hysterectomy 3 years ago. Now I have no energy what si ever. I used to be full of energy what could be the problem?

Hysterectomy: The first question will be. Are you taking hormones. Frequently after this procedure act like menopause state, where the hormonal levels going down and you can feel like that. A lab test hormone levels, /thyroid , adrenal, anemia, with a physical exam can help to determine .No necessarily your fatigue have/to be related. Go to pcp and gyn for further review. ...Read more

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I have ED and my wife tightens up so much when she's excited that I can't penetrate. She has hysterectomy and no cervix. Is that part of the problem?

I have ED and my wife tightens up so much when she's excited that I can't penetrate. She has hysterectomy and no cervix. Is that part of the problem?

No: Vaginismus is when the vagina contracts so tightly involuntarily that very little will penetrate the opening as it is made up of a muscle. Lubrication, counseling, and relaxation exercises can all be beneficial. ...Read more

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Will having biliary dyskinesia cause any problems with having a hysterectomy?

Will having biliary dyskinesia cause any problems with having a hysterectomy?

Narcotic affect duct: I agree with dr. Heller that your anesthesiologist be infomed to the fullest extent regarding your medical history. Be aware that some narcotics given pre- and post-operatively have been shown to affect biliary function and contractility, and may therefore promote biliary spasm (and in so doing at least temporarily exacerbate your biliary dyskinesia). ...Read more

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