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Thursday, March 03, 2011 kay, Community Member, asks

Q: what could be the cause of vaginal discharge and abdominal and pelvic pain 17 years after hysterectomy

there is a smell in the region which stays even after a shower.I am nearly 55 and had a hysterectomy at the age of 37.Started menopause around the age of 52.
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Merely Me, Health Guide
3/ 3/11 5:55pm

Hi Kay

 

Please know that I am not a doctor.

 

There could be a number of reasons for your symptoms and it is best not to guess at what they are but to get the medical guidance from your doctor so you can get the appropriate testing done. 

 

There is a website called HysterSisters and they may be able to tell you more about the patient experience of pain and discharge years after having a hysterectomy.  I am wondering if it could be some sort of infection such as a yeast infection.

 

Call your doctor so that you can get a proper diagnosis and treatment.

 

Thank you for your question.

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kay, Community Member
3/ 5/11 6:46am

Thank you! Just checking out the website.Looks very interesting.Kay

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By kay, Community Member— Last Modified: 03/05/11, First Published: 03/03/11