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I need help with a hysterectomy question
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An_248920 posted:
I am thinking my friend is pulling the wool over my eyes (again.) She had a hysterectomy 7 weeks ago and claims she has over 100 stitches on the inside of her? Also she is still bleeding? How can this happen?

Any medical help would be appreciated.

Thanks.
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georgiagail responded:
Have you asked your friend how she knows she has 100 stitches inside of her?

It is not unusual to have a discharge for a while after undergoing a hysterectomy so yes, this is not unusual. However, if the bleeding is very heavy 7 weeks after this surgery, she needs to contact her physician about this.

Gail


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