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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Vaginal Hysterectomy (Definition)

Vaginal hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus and cervix through the vagina (with no visible incisions/ scars). The procedure offers faster recovery and lower risk than abdominal surgery. The ovaries and tubes can also be removed at the same time, ...Read more


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Abnormal vaginal bleeding and uti symptoms after sex?

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Abnormal vaginal bleeding and uti symptoms after sex?

Be checked, if...: Go to be evaluated so to assure the origin of bleeding and the potential causes for UTI-like symptoms. How to get the related things for good medical care done correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html about What to Do at Feeling Sick?, http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html about Blood in Urine, & other articles in the selected categories. Best wish to health... ...Read more

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Can you have a vaginal cuff tear without bleeding after vaginal hysterectomy?

Can you have a vaginal cuff tear without bleeding after vaginal hysterectomy?

A defect, not a tear: The healing of a vaginal cuff after vaginal hysterectomy is not always predictable or may not be complete or smooth for several weeks after surgery. A defect in the vaginal scar may on occasions occur without symptoms but it would be rather unlikely although not impossible that a "cuff tear" would take place without bleeding ". ...Read more

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What would cause vaginal bleeding 20 years after a complete hysterectomy?

What would cause vaginal bleeding 20 years after a complete hysterectomy?

A Few Possibiliteis: The bleeding can come from problems related to the vaginal. Also some bleeding from the bladder or rectum can look like the blood is coming from the vagina. An exam will help pinpoint the location and cause. ...Read more

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Can you still get PID after vaginal hysterectomy?

Can you still get PID after vaginal hysterectomy?

Unlikely.: Pid is "pelvic inflammatory disease" and usually occurs when bacteria ascends from the outside of the vulva up inside the genitals and spreads into the tubes/ovaries (pelvis.) after a hysterectomy, there is no connection between the vagina and the inside/pelvis. ...Read more

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Why do some women have vaginal burning after vag. Hysterectomy?

Why do some women have vaginal burning after vag. Hysterectomy?

Many possibilities : There are many things that can cause vaginal burning regardless of whether or not you have a hysterectomy. Burning pain is a classic description of nerve pain and can be caused by any of the things that cause neuropathy including nerve damage at the time of surgery. Hopefully this helps. Some of the meds used for neuropathy like neurontin or cymbalta (duloxetine) can help frequently. ...Read more

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Nausea and pelvic pain no cyst? After subtotal hysterectomy

Nausea and pelvic pain no cyst? After subtotal hysterectomy

Bowel pelvic adhesio: Bowel pelvic adhesions post supra cervical hysterectomy or total hysterectomy, may cause similar symptoms due to bowel inflammation. The intestine can get stuck in an area such as vaginal cuff, or other respected areas in the pelvis due to inflammation or bleeding. If symptoms persist i would recommend laparoscopy rule out adhesions. Brignonimd.Com. ...Read more

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What is considered normal vaginal bleeding during sexual intercourse after an abdominal hysterectomy?

What is considered normal vaginal bleeding during sexual intercourse after an abdominal hysterectomy?

No bleeding: No bleeding during vaginal intercourse is considered normal. If that is a persistent problem, you need to see your gyn md for an examination to determine where it is coming from. ...Read more

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I am experiencing pain with urination, pain during sex, vaginal odor, vaginal pain, bleeding after intercourse and vaginal tenderness.

I am experiencing  pain with urination, pain during sex, vaginal odor, vaginal pain, bleeding after intercourse and vaginal tenderness.

Get it checked: With all these symptoms you are describing,i suggest you consult your gynecologist asap.It seems you have a pevic infection with may be a urinary tract infection as well.You need a gyn exam and cultures of the vaginal fluid and urine test as well.Dont waste time and consult your Gynecologist or go to ER.Do not have sex till you find out what is wrong with you ...Read more

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Will you still get vaginal sloughing after partial hysterectomy and are done with menopause?

Will you still get vaginal sloughing after partial hysterectomy and are done with menopause?

Vaginal sloughing?: The vaginas in post menopausal women can lose some ability to stretch as estrogen declines. The vaginal surface then "thins" as the surrounding vaginal musculature contracts around it. I am not sure what you mean by the term "vaginal sloughing" as the vaginal lining does not "slough" off except some brief cell losses with intercourse which regenerate. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis return after total hysterectomy?

Can endometriosis return after total hysterectomy?

Unlikely: A complete hysterectomy, with removal of both ovaries, usually is curative for endometriosis. I have seen cases afterwards, but it is extremely rare. ...Read more

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What could cause vaginal bleeding 2 years after a partial hysterectomy?

What could cause vaginal bleeding 2 years after a partial hysterectomy?

Needs evaluation: Some people develop extra tissue at the back of the vagina called granulation tissue. This can be removed in the office. If you still have your cervix then some people continue to have light periods. Bleeding 2 years after a hysterectomy needs to be evaluated by your surgeon in the office. ...Read more

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Vaginal bleeding after a laparoscopy 3 weeks normal?

Yes: The normal cycle can be affected by anesthesia and not uncommon to have bleeding when not expecting. It is also a great idea to use other forms of contraceptives post anesthesia and post antibiotics if given peri-op. Call ur surgeon to discuss further. ...Read more

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What's the recovery time for laproscopic vaginal hysterectomy?

What's the recovery time for laproscopic vaginal hysterectomy?

Varies: The recovery can be as quick as a few days or as slow as a few weeks. Most women spend only a few hours or one night in the hospital after the surgery. ...Read more

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Struggles with colon after vaginal histerectomy?

Struggles with colon after vaginal histerectomy?

More info: Can you give more description of your symptoms. Why did you have your hysterectomy? ...Read more

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Bleeding with intercourse 15 year postmenopause post hystrectomy?

See a doctor: Likely this is okay and is due to a lack of estrogen in the vagina causing atrophy, that is---thinner skin of the vagina that is more sensitive and occasionally bleeds as well. However, any postmenopausal vaginal bleeding needs to be evaluated by a physician to make sure there are no cancerous or precancerous reasons for this. If it is local to the vagina, your doctor may prescribe some estrogen. ...Read more

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6 weeks postoperative total hysterectomy, vaginal itchy. Why? I am taking estrogen

6 weeks postoperative total hysterectomy, vaginal itchy. Why? I am taking estrogen

Candida possible: You might have a candida (yeast) infection, especially if you received any antibiotics around the time of surgery. ...Read more

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Possible for pregnancy after partial hysterectomy?

Possible for pregnancy after partial hysterectomy?

Possible, rare.: Women post supra cervical hysterectmy can get pregnant rarely and all those pregnancies would be ectopic and threaten the maternal life. See your gynecologist for evaluation if you think this is happening to you! ...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