What Is The Vaginal Cuff And Can It Cause Bleeding After Hysterectomy?

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Definition

Vaginal bleeding in pregnancy is bleeding coming through the vagina during pregnancy, for any reason.


Alternative Names

Pregnancy - vaginal bleeding; Maternal blood loss


Considerations

Up to 10% of women have vaginal bleeding at some time during their pregnancy, especially in the first 3 months (first trimester). Bleeding is even more common with twins.

To help prevent a miscarriage or other problems during pregnancy:

  • Avoid smoking and using drugs of any kind, including alcohol.
  • Eat a well-ba...
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