Bleeding and foul smell 5 weeks post myomectomy

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Hello everyone ,

I was hoping someone might be able to offer me some advice as I'm panicking 🙈

Today I am 5 weeks post myomectomy, I've had a foul smell and some very light bleeding. I don't seem to have a temperature. Has anyone else had the same horrible smell ?And is it normal to still be bleeding albeit very small amounts?

Any advice much appreciated.

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    Dear Lizzie,

    I think just about anything can happen after such a big operation - so I guess also bleeding can be "normal" in that situation. 

    As long as you don't have a fever, it should not be dangerous (I replied also to your other message, about the smell - I don't know if you saw that?)

    Don't panic - but do you have the possiblity to go to a doctor? 

    I did not bleed as long, but really it is a shock to the body and maybe your body reacts like that? 

    I hope you can go to a doctor to be reassured. 

    All the best,


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      Hello Anna,

      Thankyou so much for your advice . It's not much blood but it's the smell that's worrying me . However , I don't think I have a fever so I'm thinking I don't need to worry and I did more walking around than usual yesterday so maybe the bleeding is because of that .

      I have emailed my surgeons secretary two days ago but no reply . I hate antibiotics so if I can avoid them that would be good but obviously if it's an infection I want to get rid asap . My doctor is rubbish so I'm kind of waiting it out right now . I think he will just dish out pills without even checking .

      Thanks Anna x

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    Hi Lizzie,

    Am 6 weeks post myomectomy too. Is the bleeding from the incisions or virginia?

    I experience bleeding from the incision not Virginia.

    I will also suggest u book an appointment with your gyneanto make sure there is no infection.


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    Hi there. I'm 7 weeks post UFE. I did bleed here and there most days. Not alot. It's ok. I changed my pads I was using to cotton only. Some pads provide a perfume smell. That can create some odour also. When I changed it up it's way better.

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