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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

Dr. David Lipkin
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Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding (Definition)

Abnormal vaginal bleeding is a symptom in which a girl or woman has bleeding out of her vagina, but the bleeding is too little, too much, for too many days, for too few days, at the wrong age, at the wrong time ...Read more


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Hello. I had an partial hysterectomy 2 years ago. Now I am having vaginal bleeding. Why an what causes this to happen?

Hello. I had an partial hysterectomy 2 years ago. Now I am having vaginal bleeding. Why an what causes this to happen?

Still bleeding: Hi! It's unusual and generally abnormal to bleed after having a hysterectomy. However you stated that you had a partial hysterectomy which may mean that your cervix was left behind and that can cause bleeding. Another reason for the bleeding be that something could be irritating the vaginal incision from your hysterectomy. Either way, I strongly recommend you see a gynecologist. Good Luck! ...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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What would cause vaginal bleeding years after hysterectomy?

What would cause vaginal bleeding years after hysterectomy?

Varies: The most common reason would be a yeast infection. However, bacterial infection, trauma, and cancer are also among other possibilities. ...Read more

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What can cause vaginal bleeding a year after a hysterectomy?

What can cause vaginal bleeding a year after a hysterectomy?

See your GYN: In the process of healing, any incision can develop granulation tissue, which is normal collection of blood vessels and connective tissue. Granulation tissue can also form at the top of the vagina in the months after hysterectomy. You should see your gyn to determine the source of the bleeding, and if it is granulation tissue it can be easily treated in the office. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have unknown gonorrhoea for 10 years with an only symptom: vaginal bleeding? During hysterectomy dr found me fitz hugh curtis syndr

Is it possible to have unknown gonorrhoea for 10 years with an only symptom: vaginal bleeding? During hysterectomy dr found me fitz hugh curtis syndr

Gonorrhea: Unusual but conceivable. Women can be long term asymptomatic carriers of neisseria gonorrheae, and have acute infection reactivated by a variety of mechanisms. You may have gotten infected more recently (do not know your sexual history), or perhaps the diagnosis was incorrect (would need more info and records). Why not discuss with the diagnosing doctor? ...Read more

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Why would I have vaginal bleeding years after total hysterectomy?

Why would I have vaginal bleeding years after total hysterectomy?

Depends: Why was the hysterectomy done? If for benign reasons, most likely reason is also benigh - vaginal atrophy.
If you had cancer or pre-cancer as the reason for hysterectomy, then you need to be checked right away.

Either way, get to your gyn and let him/her get answers for you!

good luck! ...Read more

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Had heart attack on Wed now having vaginal bleeding had hysterectomy 15 years ago?

Had heart attack on Wed now having vaginal bleeding had hysterectomy 15 years ago?

URGENT evaluation!: If you had a heart attack within the past 7 days and now have internal bleeding (vaginal or otherwise), you need urgent evaluation and I strongly recommend that you go to the nearest hospital ER for evaluation. Then follow-up with your gynecologist and cardiologist. I hope everything works out ok and take care! ...Read more

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What are causes of vaginal bleeding after complete hysterectomy?

What are causes of vaginal bleeding after complete hysterectomy?

Vaginitis: When they do a hysterectomy, they close the end of the vagina and there is no connection with the internal organs. So, bleeding occurs locally in the vagina. Infectious causes? Bacterial vaginosis, yeast or trichomonas. After hysterectomy and with aging the vagina can also be bleeding from diminished estrogen hormone that normally maintains the lining. Sometimes bleeding from urine confused. ...Read more

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Which are the causes of vulvar bleeding\u0026#40; not vaginal bleeding\u0026#41;? No other symptoms. In 2008 I did hysterectomy. Thanks

Which are the causes of vulvar bleeding\u0026#40; not vaginal bleeding\u0026#41;? No other symptoms. In 2008 I did hysterectomy. Thanks

Many possibilities: The first thing to do is to look at your vulva and see if there is anything there. Sometimes that is hard to do, so I recommend seeing an ob/gyn. There are many reasons for bleeding including skin condition, infection, itching, and tumors. ...Read more

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I had a vaginal mesh implanted and bleed from time to time. Also I have no monthly had a partial hysterectomy. Where's the bleeding coming from?

See details: If you had a partial hysterectomy, then you will not get a period. If the cervix was left behind, sometimes it can be a source of blood. More concerning is that you have vaginal bleeding and this is in the setting of vaginal mesh. You need an exam to make sure that there are no vaginal erosions or exposure of the mesh material. ...Read more

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I have vaginal bleeding. I did hysterectomy and ovariectomy. I take HRT. The swab is negative. No athrophy. Could it be an hormonal disbalance?

I have vaginal bleeding. I did hysterectomy and ovariectomy. I take HRT. The swab is negative. No athrophy. Could it be an hormonal disbalance?

Side effect: Vaginal bleeding is a side effect of hrt if part of the uterus was left in place. Young women typically need to have higher doses of hormone as in birth control pills. If this is not the issue d/w your doctor what other causes could be. ...Read more

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Why do I have vaginal bleeding after complete hysterectomy?

Why do I have vaginal bleeding after complete hysterectomy?

Depends: This depends on how long ago the hysterectomy was. If it was done within the last 3 months, the most common cause is development of granulation tissue where the vaginal stitches were. If the hysterectomy was years ago and no bleeding occurred until just recently, the bleeding may be coming from the bladder instead of the vagina. Bottom line: you need to see the gynecologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Had a hysterectomy in 2002 and left only my Overies left. Now pain in lower back on both sides and now got vaginal bleeding should I be concerned?

Had a hysterectomy in 2002 and left only my Overies left. Now pain in lower back on both sides and now got vaginal bleeding should I be concerned?

Blood in urine?: Are you having blood in the urine? Fever? It is unusual to bleed after hysterectomy so I would recommend you see a urogynecologist or start with your gynecologist for exam. Could be bleeding from the vagina, or from ureters leading from the kidneys. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have vaginal bleeding the first time you have sex after a total hysterectomy?

Is it normal to have vaginal bleeding the first time you have sex after a total hysterectomy?

No: No it is not. How soon after the surgery did not have sexual intercourse? You do have to wait for a period of time so the incisions can heal properly. Speak with the doctor who performed the surgery. ...Read more

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I have had a total hysterectomy with both ovaries taken out I'm having light vaginal bleeding is it ok to use tampons?

I have had a total hysterectomy with both ovaries taken out I'm having light vaginal bleeding is it ok to use tampons?

Get to the Doctor: Do not go to the er, but go see your gynecologist. Bleeding is not normal when you do not have ovaries or a uterus. ...Read more

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I have heavy vaginal bleeding for 3 months with severe cramping. Mom had bleeding issue at my age & had emergency hysterectomy. Can this be hereditary?

I have heavy vaginal bleeding for 3 months with severe cramping. Mom had bleeding issue at my age & had emergency hysterectomy. Can this be hereditary?

Seek diagnosis: Genes and family history can always be a factor in medical problems but heavy periods and irregular bleeding is one of the most common issues Obgyn treat. There are a wide variety of common causes. See and Obgyn for an exam and testing to determine the cause and treatment options. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy 24 yrs ago. Uterus & cervix removed. Vaginal bleeding. Family Dr. Says it's a polyp. Have a referral to see Gyn. What happens now? I'm 66

Polyp: If there is a polyp there, it is likely that the doctor will remove or at least biopsy it. After a hysterectomy or menopause the most common reason for bleeding is the thinning of the vaginal tissue due to low estrogen levels. This is called atrophic vaginitis. Occasionally, after a hysterectomy there will be granulation tissue or "proud flesh" at the cuff which can resemble a polyp and bleed. ...Read more

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I have bleeding 5 years after partial hysterectomy still have cervix What could be the cause?

I have bleeding 5 years after partial hysterectomy still have cervix What could be the cause?

Infection?: It could be due to infection of the vagina, thin / fragile vaginal lining or possibly an abnormal growth in vagina. You need to see your OB/GYN for exam. ...Read more

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I had a partial hysterectomy over a year ago. The last two times I've had se it was painful and had bleeding. Tonight dry blood in urine. Cancer?

I had a partial hysterectomy over a year ago. The last two times I've had se it was painful and had bleeding. Tonight dry blood in urine. Cancer?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. It is unlikely to be cancer, but it still warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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I had a partial hsyterectomy 19 yrs ago for the past 2 yrs I've had a slight odor recently I had sex for the 1st time in months now I have a cloudy discharge and light vaginal bleeding?

I had a partial hsyterectomy 19 yrs ago for the past 2 yrs I've had a slight odor recently I had sex for the 1st time in months now I have a cloudy discharge and light vaginal bleeding?

Get checked: Get a gyn check. You may have low estrogen, a vaginal infection or abnormal cells. If you had a true partial hysterectomy then a problem in the remaining cervix is a consideration. ...Read more

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I had a partial hysterectomy over 5 years ago. I noticed a bloody discharge when I wiped, but nothing after that. No bleeding or any pelvic pain. Is t?

I had a partial hysterectomy over 5 years ago. I noticed a bloody discharge when I wiped, but nothing after that. No bleeding or any pelvic pain. Is t?

Cervix in or out?: If your "partial hysterectomy" means that the cervical stump remains then you need to have your GYN MD check for cervical lesions including a pap smear. Cervical cancer can occur in the remaining stump and endometrial tissue from an incomplete cervical/uterine removal can bleed. No cervix present can yield bleeding from the vaginal cuff post intercourse. Get examined by your GYN surgeon soon. ...Read more

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What are a few reasons why a woman who has had a partial hysterectomy seven years ago would have bright red bleeding after intercourse?

Depends: The cervix could be the problem. A partial hysterectomy would leave the cervix. There would be risk for cervical dysplasia or cancer. A vaginal infection or vaginal cancer could cause bleeding. Granulation tissue on the hysterectomy scar can often result in bleeding. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Bleeding 20 years after partial hysterectomy?

Not normal: If you had a partial hysterectomy (uterus only removed and ovaries/tubes left in) 20 years ago and are now having vaginal bleeding, you need to have it investigated as this would not be expected to occur at this stage of life. See your usual doctor to discuss. If he/she is unable to assess, then request referral to an ob/gyn physician. ...Read more

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Why would I bleeding 20 years after partial hysterectomy?

Why would I bleeding 20 years after partial hysterectomy?

Vaginal atrophy: It needs to be clarified whether or not you still have a cervix. If you still have a cervix, then you might be bleeding from the cervix. If you do not have a cervix, then vaginal bleeding is probably related to "thinning" and fragility of the vagina that comes with menopause. In either case, you must schedule a visit with an ob/gyn. ...Read more

Dr. Benjamin Schwartz
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Partial Hysterectomy (Definition)

Removes mostly the body, leaving the cervix behind. It means the birth canal, and organ of receptive intercourse is not bothered. Problem is tha it can develop cancer ...Read more


Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

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