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Menstruation After Surgery

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Started by Manda87, Apr 11, 2010 7:22 PM
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    Manda87

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Posted April 11, 2010 - 7:22 PM

#1
I had my surgery April 7th, and apparently I restarted my period. I had my period a week before I had surgery, it was pretty normal, but now I'm restarting it. I'm confused. Anyone else have this problem?


    Whillow

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Posted April 11, 2010 - 8:07 PM

#2
Yep-- I had mine the week before and it was gone by surgery day -- and i restarted DURING surgery -- *embarrassed* Nurse was great though and said it was totally normal for things like that to happen with surgery and anesthesia


    Teacher07

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Posted April 11, 2010 - 8:37 PM

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I had just the opposite happen. I missed mine for the next two months. The same explanation was given that surgery or trauma to the body really messes up your cycle.


    bella71

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Posted April 11, 2010 - 8:58 PM

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My period started shortly after I awoke from the surgery, in the recovery area. It was 7 days early. The nurse told me it was due to the trauma of the operation as well. It's interesting how the body deals with trauma.


    Soexcited

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Posted April 11, 2010 - 9:54 PM

#5
My period was due about 2 weeks after my surgery and it came about a month after that, it took a few months to get back on track.


    StevieVieth

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Posted April 11, 2010 - 10:06 PM

#6
I didnt have that problem, I had mine the week before surgery and I was on the nuva ring and it was the week it was out. the dr said to not out it in for three weeks because of blood clot risk.

I then I got my period and it was the total opposite as it was before, super heavy. But I waited till the sunday after I started my period and put my ring back and now I am back to normal.


    purple raider

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Posted April 12, 2010 - 6:51 AM

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i have had a period for 2 out of 4 weeks since.


    Manda87

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Posted April 12, 2010 - 7:03 AM

#8
I'm on the Nuvaring also, but I kept mine in this whole time. My doctor knows every medicine I take. I don't know. So many doctors are different.


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