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Why am I getting extremely heavy bleeding post hysterectomy ?

I had a total hystorectomy one month ago this last friday. I started having frank red blood comming from my vagina on thursday. I went to my dr on friday and they said that my sutures were in tact and that I do not have any edema. I am going through about 5 pads a day. when I go to the bathroom the blood just drips into the toilet as it would with a peorid. I did not have any bleeding up until now. How long should I wait to seek help. i feel as though I should go to the ER. Thank you, Tavia Gura
Sat, 21 Jan 2012
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post hysterectomy It do happen in few cases.consult the operating surgeon & start treatment .If it don't stop with in a week ,get TVS done to find the cause or consult or take opinion of some other surgeon or gynec.
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