Blood Clots & Bright Red Blood | HysterSisters
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support and Information
Advertising Info HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support Tutorial

Go Back   Hysterectomy HysterSisters > Hysterectomy Support Posts > Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)


HysterSisters.com is a massive online community with over 475,000 members and over 5 million posts.

Our community is filled with women who have been through the Hysterectomy experience providing both advice and support from our active members and moderators.

HysterSisters.com is located at 111 Peter St, Toronto, Canada, M5V2H1 and is part of the VerticalScope network of websites.

With free registration, you can ask and answer questions in our HYSTERECTOMY forum community, get our FREE BOOKLET, access Hysterectomy Checkpoints and more.

You are not alone. The HysterSisters are here for you. Join us today!
join HysterSisters for hysterectomy resources and support
Reply

Blood Clots & Bright Red Blood Blood Clots & Bright Red Blood

Thread Tools
  #1  
Unread 10-03-2003, 11:27 PM
Blood Clots & Bright Red Blood

Have any of you Hystersisters passed a blood (tissue?)clot the size of a plum? I'm 10 days post op (LAV & bladder sling) and feel great (no pain) but am a bit concerned about the amount of blood and clots I have been passing.... Any thoughts? Thank You!
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Unread 10-04-2003, 01:22 AM
Blood Clots & Bright Red Blood

Hi laurbug A plum is pretty darn large... I would give your DR's office a call and ask about this one. I had some clots during the first few days but nothing that large. By ten days post you should not be passing large amounts of blood.

Let us know what the DR says, OK? Oh, and please don't wait until Monday.... if necessary, get yourself to the ER this weekend in order to be seen. We want you to have a comfortable, uneventful recovery!

s,
-Linda
  #3  
Unread 10-04-2003, 05:14 AM
Blood Clots & Bright Red Blood

Absolutely call your doctors office or have the doctor paged! My doctor said ANY bright red bleeding and ANY clots and you need to be seen. A plum sized clot is what I experienced when I was having a miscarriage. That is huge. Please don't wait.

Let us know how you are doing and what the doctor says. PLEASE take care of yourself.



Cindy
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #4  
Unread 10-04-2003, 06:43 AM
Blood Clots & Bright Red Blood

Laurbug,

You really should call your .
I did have to go back to the ER two days after getting out of the hospital because of bleeding. I was terrified I was going to be readmitted. They swabbed the bleeding areas with some chemical and sent me home.
Please take care of yourself and let us know what the doctors say!!

Alohanui2000
TAH 09/16/03 (left ovaries)
  #5  
Unread 10-04-2003, 07:47 PM
Blood Clots & Bright Red Blood

Thank you for your words of wisdom. I did call my Dr and she said the bleeding I was experiencing was not normal and if it kept occurring to get myself to an emergency room asap. She was not as worried about the clot as the blood flow because she said with the clot, the flow was slowing down enough to thicken up. She thinks I did too much and pulled out a stitch....I've learned my lesson and today I am keeping my feet up!
  #6  
Unread 10-04-2003, 08:04 PM
Blood Clots & Bright Red Blood

Laurbug,

I'm glad you called your doctor! PLEASE keep your feet up and be a good . Take good care of yourself! We will have to send the pillow



Cindy
  #7  
Unread 10-05-2003, 08:17 AM
Blood Clots & Bright Red Blood

Laurbug,

I am glad that you called your doctor!!

Sit back with your pillow and get your rest!

Alohanui2000
TAH 09/16/03 (left ovaries)
  #8  
Unread 10-05-2003, 08:32 AM
golfball sized clots

Yes....I have experienced the golfball sized clots as well. My last three periods were that way. My periods get so heavy I cant leave the house and Im prisoner to the restroom every 10-15 minutes if Im lucky to get there before major leakage bypasses the tampon. I cant go anywhere, I cant move around, I cant do anything. The clots are terrible...huge...scary...but Ive grown accustomed to them now. I have since learned the massive cramps are the precurser and I take that as the 2 minute warning. My doctor is aware of this and just says its the way the fibroid is creating pressure and blockage and the cramps are when my body is expelling them.

So, youre not the only one with the huge clots. Its disgusting but I'll be happy when my LSH is done on OCT 31. No more mess.
  #9  
Unread 10-05-2003, 11:46 AM
Blood Clots & Bright Red Blood

I think we have all had large clots at one time or another while we still had a uterus and were still having periods. They are annoying, sometimes disgusting or scary, but generally not life threatening.

What is different about laurbug's situation is that she no longer has a uterus, which is where all that blood used to come from. So, for a lady with no uterus to be shedding massive amounts of blood is of great concern, and the situation needs to be taken very seriously. Generally, after the first day or two, one should not experience large amounts of bleeding... it's an indication that something isn't closed off the way it should be, or a pool of blood internally such as a hematoma.

(((Laurbug))), I am very glad you called your DR and also that you are going to take it easy now. Please don't hesitate to get to the ER if the bleeding isn't down to a mere trickle, and keep us updated about how you're doing, OK? We worry about you.

s,
-Linda
  #10  
Unread 10-05-2003, 12:17 PM
Blood Clots & Bright Red Blood

Yes...good advice for her to seek her Docs help. Just another mental note for me to be extra careful afterwards. =)

Take care all!!!
Reply

booklet
Our Free Booklet
What 350,000 Women Know About Hysterectomy: Information, helpful hints as you prepare and recover from hysterectomy.
Answers to your questions
Register




Thread Tools

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
From This Forum From Other Forums
2 Replies, Last Reply 12-31-2010, Started By Sucre17
8 Replies, Last Reply 08-27-2010, Started By cynner
6 Replies, Last Reply 04-19-2010, Started By nellywalker
2 Replies, Last Reply 12-24-2009, Started By slide
2 Replies, Last Reply 06-22-2009, Started By leisyl347
30 Replies, Last Reply 03-26-2008, Started By DeniseS
9 Replies, Last Reply 03-23-2008, Started By DeniseS
2 Replies, Last Reply 02-25-2008, Started By lili too
5 Replies, Last Reply 05-07-2006, Started By ncisnumber1
11 Replies, Last Reply 02-25-2006, Started By redwingfan
10 Replies, Last Reply 02-04-2006, Started By cammi
4 Replies, Last Reply 05-26-2005, Started By Flamingos
2 Replies, Last Reply 04-03-2005, Started By sharonka
7 Replies, Last Reply 06-20-2004, Started By stillinpain
10 Replies, Last Reply 01-31-2004, Started By JenTyl1
4 Replies, Last Reply 07-25-2002, Started By noot6
4 Replies, Last Reply 09-01-2001, Started By kayse
2 Replies, Last Reply 06-08-2001, Started By WVLady
4 Replies, Pelvic Floor and Bladder Issues
2 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)



Advertisement

Hysterectomy News

October 19,2021

CURRENT NEWS

HysterSisters Takes On Partner To Manage Continued Growth And Longevity
I have news that is wonderful and exciting! This week’s migration wasn’t a typical migration - from one set ... News Archive

TODAY'S EVENTS

Calendar - Hysterectomies - Birthdays


Request Information


I am a HysterSister

HYSTERECTOMY STORIES

Featured Story - All Stories - Share Yours

FOLLOW US


Your Hysterectomy Date


CUSTOMIZE Your Browsing  


$vbulletin->featuredvideos is not an array!
Advertisement


Advertisement