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Unread 11-21-2002, 02:24 AM
Help! Vaginal Cuff Coming Apart???

Hi ladies - I did a search and wasn't able to find anything about this, so here goes! I am 5 months post for TAH, Burch Bladder Repair, and a Paravaginal Defect Repair for Cystocele. Everything was going great, and I have had no pain. But, 2 weeks ago after having intercourse with my husband I had a small amount of spotting, pinkish discharge really. I had chalked it up to perhaps a yeast infection and just a little soreness. Well a couple of days ago I found a small blood clot after wiping. This prompted me to investigate and I did an exam on myself feeling for the area of stitching. Well... I could feel quite a large 'lip' like a line of stitching has come undone but there is another one still holding. The 'lip' (i have no idea what else to call it) is large enough that I can fit my fingertip in it. It is very mildly tender to the touch. I have already called my doctor, (spoke with the nurse, who was REALLY concerned) and since I already have an appt to get a breast lump re-evaluated next week and i'm not really having any pain I figured this could wait until then. What I'm really looking for is a sister that may have had the same problem, and perhaps a little insight on what to expect. I didn't think my husband and I were working that hard, (LOL) but I'm worried that the positions we use may be limited because of this? The doctors promised me that this would hold and now it hasn't. What next?

Thanks ladies!
Humpty Dumpty
(Diane)
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Unread 11-21-2002, 06:59 AM
Help! Vaginal Cuff Coming Apart???

Hi Diane, I don't have any experience with what you're going through but I can offer my and support. Since you've already called your dr and have an appointment I'd follow his advice and just generally be careful til then. Keep us posted s
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Unread 11-21-2002, 04:18 PM
Help! Vaginal Cuff Coming Apart???

Hi Diane,
Wow,that sounds scary.I don't know what to say.Maybe someone else wil come along who has had the same experience.I will sure keep you in my prayers I'm sure the Dr. will be able to fix the cuff,probably an outpatient procedure.Until then you be careful.By the way,I had my surgery(TAH/BSO)one week before you.6-13-02.
Take Care,
's from Jenny


TAH/BSO 6-13-02 for too many's to name,severe anemia and a blood transfusion.
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