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How long is spotting after a hysterectomy normal? Everything removed but my ovaries.

How long is spotting after a hysterectomy normal? Everything removed but my ovaries.

4-8 weeks: As the vaginal cuff (the part that is closed where the uterus was attached) heals, you will have small amounts of spotting that will decrease with time. As the healing is completed in 1-2 months, it should spot. You should have a follow up appt with your surgeon for a check after ur surgery. Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more


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Is it normal to have spotting after a total hysterectomy years ago?

Is it normal to have spotting after a total hysterectomy years ago?

No: It is not normal to have spotting after a hysterectomy if your cervix was removed. Please seek evaluation by a provider. ...Read more

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Light cramping and bright spotting after a full hysterectomy 5 months ago.. Should I be concerned?

Light cramping and bright spotting after a full hysterectomy 5 months ago.. Should I be concerned?

Maybe: It could just be some granulation tissue at the vaginal cuff or vaginal atrophy. I would call your GYN Monday and schedule an appointment to evaluate the bleeding. If it was done due to cervical cancer, be more concerned. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a really bad order and spotting two weeks after a hysterectomy?

Is it normal to have a really bad order and spotting two weeks after a hysterectomy?

Odor: A really bad odor from any part of the body that does not usually smell bad is generally abnormal. A visit to the doctor for evaluation is warranted to ensure that the symptom is not related to an infection or other pathologic process. ...Read more

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Why am i still spotting 6 weeks after total hysterectomy?

Why am i still spotting 6 weeks after total hysterectomy?

Cuff bleeding: the apex of the vagina is closed and as it heals, it can bleed a little bit. It is common for a little bit of spotting to occur after a hysterectomy. Rarely, if the cervix or part of the uterus is left behind, there can be residual endometrial cells that can produce cyclic bleeding. Talk to the surgeon and a post operative exam can help you identify the culprit. Best wishes . Dr M ...Read more

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Had. Robotics. Hysterectomy @ april 30th.I've. Had sex several times after 6 weeks..Today 8/4 / 2013 i bled while having sex & been spotting since why?

Unsure: You need to see your doctor for an exam. The bleeding could be due to granulation tissue which is common after a hysterectomy and is easy to treat - or it could be due to something more serious. ...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