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Had gall bladder removed. Gassy pain. Dark blood from vagina, cramps. Cause?

Hi. I am a 60 year old female. I have not had a period in about 13 years. I had my gallbladder taken out six days ago lapro. I have had the pains and not being able to have a bowel movement b/c of the gas they put inside you for the surgery. Today (6th day), the gassy pain seemed to be worse. I noticed when I used the bathroom, there was dark blood coming from the vagina . I felt so bad, I used the heating pad and took a short nap. I awoke with lots of dark blood, and also had lots when I went to the bathroom again. I feel like I have cramps again. What would cause this? Thank you!
Asked On : Sun, 24 Mar 2013
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Apr 2013
Hi and welcome to Healthcare magic.Thank you for the query.
I dont think that gallbladder removal and vaginal bleeding can be related. Cholecystectomy can cause certain digestion difficulties and you should be patient for several more weeks till your digestive system adapts. Your vaginal issue should be checked by gynaecologist.
Wish you good health. Regards
Answered: Wed, 17 Jul 2013
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