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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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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...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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Why do women bleed after having finished their periods?

Why do women bleed after having finished their periods?

Various causes: Sometimes the persistent bleeding is the result of the period when the blood has just clotted inside the uterus and slowly breaks down and is release after the usual period. Sometimes the bleeding is a result of an abnormality such as polyps, fibroids, infection, trauma, or cancer. If it persists a doctor should be consulted. ...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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Why do women have hysterectomy?

Why do women have hysterectomy?

Many reasons: A hysterectomy is needed for cancer of the uterus, ovary, or cervix. It is an important option for 1) large fibroids or ones causing heavy bleeding or pain, 2) endometriosis, especially if causing pain or ovarian cysts, 3) adenomyosis especially if causing pain or heavy bleeding, 4) prolapse of the uterus, or 5) treatment of pain and bleeding when conservative measures fail. ...Read more

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Severe pain during period after endometrial ablation, even though I don't bleed. The cramps are worse than child birth, I don't have fibroids.?

Severe pain during period after endometrial ablation, even though I don't bleed.  The cramps are worse than child birth,  I don't have fibroids.?

Cervical stenosis: Sometimes the cervical opening will scar shut after ablation and not allow any bleeding to pass. As it builds up, the uterus will cramp to try and force it out and this can be very painful. See your doc for a sono. If this is the case, it can usually be relieved by passing a small instrument to open the cervix again. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why do I continue to bleed even after three years of marriage?

Why do I continue to bleed even after three years of marriage?

Post- coital bleed: If you have always experienced bleeding during or after sexual intercourse, it is important to have this checked out by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Why would I be bleeding after complete hysterectomy and on HRT.. HAVEN'T HAD BLEEDING for 20 years ?

Why would I be bleeding after complete hysterectomy and on HRT.. HAVEN'T HAD BLEEDING for 20 years ?

Where from?: Make sure it is vaginal. If this is the case you could have a vaginitis or from trauma to thin tissue. The bleeding could be from the bladder. If you don't know best to see a physician ...Read more

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Why would i bleed during foreplay ? 53 years old 1997 surgery (still have ovaries) i can use my own finger to cause bleeding cramping afterward

Why would i bleed during foreplay ? 53 years old  
1997 surgery (still have ovaries)
i can use my own finger to cause bleeding
cramping afterward

Many possibilities: It may seem embarrassing to bring this up, but you need to talk to your doctor about this. You need an exam. ...Read more

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Do every women have implation bleeding are do some just have cramps?

Do every women have implation bleeding are do some just have cramps?

Bleeding: Not all women have implantation bleeding and not all women have cramps during pregnancy. Early pregnancy bleeding and pain occurring together warrant medical attention. ...Read more

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I have been vaginally bleeding for almost a month. The cramps are unbearable. I have irregular periods that happen every 3 months for 2weeks. ?

I have been vaginally bleeding for almost a month. The cramps are unbearable. I have irregular periods that happen every 3 months for 2weeks. ?

See a gyn: Hi. That sounds uncomfortable, you poor thing! Please see your gyn. You could have fibroids, endometriosis, etc. There may be some treatment that will help. Good luck! ...Read more

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I had a davinci robotic hysterectomy 11 months ago & still have my ovaries. I have been experiencing some bleeding after intercourse. Is this normal?

I had a davinci robotic hysterectomy 11 months ago & still have my ovaries. I have been experiencing some bleeding after intercourse. Is this normal?

Difficult to answer: Depends on your age, menopause, you hormone levels from your ovaries. Even without a uterus your body still reacts a same way to hormones which would involve lubrication. If this is less than before friction could cause minor cuts or microscopic lacerations that could explain a little bit of bleeding. LITTLE BIT, if its is significant then check with your GYN. Have in mind I am a Cardiologist ;) ...Read more

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Why do I get pain & bleeding even after having sex for months?

Why do I get pain & bleeding even after having sex for months?

Consistent bleeding : = medical eval. Possible reasons for bleeding during or after sexual intercourse include: vaginal trauma, sexually transmitted disease, iud, cervical cancer, combination oral contraceptives (cervical erosion), endometriosis, vaginitis, ; adenomyosis. ...Read more

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For what reasons do women experience spotting before their period?

For what reasons do women experience spotting before their period?

Breakthrough bleed: Many kinds of breathrough bleeding can occur. Spotting right before a period is usally Progesterone breakthrough; mid-cycle spotting is often estrogen breakthrough. ...Read more

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Why do some women get pregnant when they have sex during infertile days or right after having their period?

Why do some women get pregnant when they have sex during infertile days or right after having their period?

Fertility: Remember sperm live for up to five days after ejaculation in the female. So, these days leading up to fertility can also cause pregnancy. The reality is that it all depends on the length of the cycle and when a woman truly ovulates. Ovulation and the five days can put fertility to be that week following the menstrual period in some women. ...Read more

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Why do I have zero interest in women after orgasm?

Why do I have zero interest in women after orgasm?

I'm assuming...: You are male. If not disregard. You have been satiated, but are obviously not in a loving relationship. You got what you wanted, ther refractory period kicks in, and you have no vested interest. Sounds harsh, but this is how i read your question! actually this answer works for female/female as well! ...Read more

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Why do some women bleed after sex?

Why do some women bleed after sex?

Many causes...: Intercourse involves body parts that are very delicate. Sometimes the trauma of intercourse can make them bleed. Intercourse can also precipitate bleeding from the uterus through movement or even uterine contractions. Bleeding after intercourse can be a sign of something more serious such as uterine cancer so should be evaluated if it is persistent. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have been recomended a novasure ablasion. I am concerned after reading so many having terrible unexplained pain years after this proceedure.?

I  have been recomended a novasure ablasion.   I am concerned after reading so many having terrible unexplained pain years after this proceedure.?

You have options: There are many treatments available for heavy periods. Novasure, hydrothermablation, cryoablation and thermachoice are all fda approved. I thinkthat the hydrothermablation (also called genysis or hta) is the safest option. Look for a doctor who has experience with this as well. ...Read more

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Why do I have cramping in ovaries after conception?

Ovary makes progest: After ovulation the follicle where the egg grew in the ovary is called a corpus luteum. It makes Progesterone to help with implantation and maintaining the pregnancy. With conception HCG from the pregnancy stimulates the ovary to keep making Progesterone which can sometimes cause a sensation of cramping. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

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