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|ttz - Wed Mar 26, 2008 5:24 pm||
A week and a half ago I had my cervix frozen, ever since then when I have a bowel movement I bleed really bad. The blood is bright red and is very heavy but goes away after a few minutes. I also have mild cramping. Why is this?
|Debbie Miller, RN - Mon Aug 18, 2008 3:48 pm||
This would not be an expected complication of the procedure. Some women do have sensitive tissue in the vagina and the tiny blood vessels can be damaged with a bowel movement, especially a large and/or hard stool. If you do not find resolution with adding fiber to your diet (Metamucil, Citracel, etc.) and drinking lots of water, you should follow up with your doctor.
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