Hysterectomy

The surgical excision of a woman's uterus is called a hysterectomy. It is performed to treat conditions such as uterine fibroids, uterine prolapse, endometriosis, uncontrolled menstrual bleeding, cancer of the uterus, cervix, or ovaries, adenomyosis, and pelvic inflammatory disease.

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Is stress a possible cause of post-hysterectomy bleeding?

Query: Hi doctor, Five weeks ago, I had a hysterectomy along with uterus, cervix and fallopian tubes. I am experiencing light pink to red vaginal bleeding after dealing with high stress at work. I just had my second follow up with my doctor. She said that my stitches are intact and everything appears nor...  Read Full »


Dr. Abiodun A

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Post-hysterectomy bleeding could be as a result of infection or breakdown of the vault following sexual activity. Also, it could be a normal occurrence from the wound site in which stressful activity brings about the pain and bleeding as you are experiencing. My advice is...  Read Full »

How quickly should surgery be done for uterine fibroid?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 46 and a mother of three children. I have been diagnosed with multiple fibroids a few in the anterior wall intramural and a few on the posterior wall and a bulky 134 x 74 x 87 mm uterus. The endometrium is displaced posteriorly. The symptom is mainly heavy menstrual bleeding that las...  Read Full »


Dr. Abiodun A

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are having symptomatic uterine fibroid. Since it is symptomatic and you have had children, then the best for you is to go for a hysterectomy. This will make you to have peace of mind. If you do not get surgery, then there is a tendency of recurrent heavy menstrua...  Read Full »

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