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Is this normal post ovarian cystectomy?
I will ring hospital if it continues

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#1 corbel

Posted 01 December 2012 - 07:19 AM

I was warned there might be some light bleeding (vaginal) post op, which I had experienced and that it would last 24 to 48 hours post op. My surgery was on Wednesday and this morning I have started to bleed again and a bit heavier. I am now on my own and have  no access to help and I just want to know if this is a normal reaction in case I need to start trying to find someone to drive me to get checked out and look after the kids etc.

#2 corbel

Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:56 AM

Anyone? AM about to ring the post op number I think and the bleeding is getting heavier.

#3 Shellby

Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:59 AM

I have no idea if its normal, but since its past the 48 hours and you feel getting heavier I would def call your post-op number or local hospital to ask what to do.

#4 MyButterflyGirls

Posted 01 December 2012 - 11:03 AM

How are you doing OP?

Did you get on to he post-op number?

Thinking of you.

#5 corbel

Posted 01 December 2012 - 04:07 PM

Thanks for asking. I did try to call but it is a business hours only number and the message say to present to the ED if you feel it is life threatening which I dont think it is.

I think I may have been overdoing it because I just dont have any help and so tried to get back on my feet a bit too soon. Have rested up today and the bleeding has settled for the moment.

#6 krisash01

Posted 03 December 2012 - 10:10 AM

Hi. I had a cystectomy on the 8 Oct. I had bleeding for about 4 or 5 day after. The 2 weeks later had af and it was very very heavy and i had it for about 8 days. Can i ask what caused your cyst? Mine was caused by endometrious (?)  which i had noidea i had. Im in the process of more follow up due to the endo.
I hope you start to feel better soon. Mine took about 10 days all up to feel normal again

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