Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Hysterectomy Vaginal Bleeding Evaluation

The evaluation of vaginal bleeding after hysterectomy begins with a history and physical exam, including a pelvic exam.

Physical findings in a woman with vaginal bleeding after hysterectomy include:

Tests may be necessary to make the diagnosis of vaginal bleeding after hysterectomy.

Tests that may be used to evaluate vaginal bleeding after hysterectomy include:

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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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