Bleeding during sex

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Hi all

I'm 12 weeks post SSF, anterior And posterior repair. Just had sex for the first time, didn't hurt, wasn't right but I did bleed everywhere - bright red blood. No pain after - all normal?

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K X

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    Hello KJ. There could be a couple of reasons. A stitch may not have dissolved or something that happened to me, the wound hadn't healed properly and I had to have it cauterised. It's not as dramatic as it sounds so see your GP.
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    Hi KJ! I didn't bleed the first time after op... I would call the dr, if he has to cauterize, as Matron said, just to say it is not painful, it's done in the gyn examination room and it takes only 10 minutes, i know it cos I had to have my wound cauterized. Hugs!!!!
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    I am 11 weeks post op tomorrow for same op as you... I have not tried yet as haven't felt up to it...... Just shows we all heal at different rates.  Good luck hope you get it sorted and thank god for Matron and her advice.....  x  
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    I didn't have any bleeding. It is probably as Matron suggested. A late staying stitch. I would go to the doctor to get it checked out.
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    Oh! Scary stuff, I was thinking of having a go next week sometime, I'll be 10/11weeks by then, not so sure now, think it''s because posterior repair takes a little longer!

    Hope you don't mind me asking but did you use plenty KY or other lub..

    Phyl x💖

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      If it's the wound phyllis all the KY Jelly in the world won't prevent it happening. It's usually where a very small part of the suture line hasn't quite healed properly. I've had this problem twice, after my hysterectomy and then after my repair. It's the most common cause of a painless bleed.
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      Don't fancy the cauterizing of the wound. Had that done in treatment room after getting pack out when they loosened a stitch, but then wound was brand new and raw at that time.

      I had a tear and cut down there when giving birth to first child, left with horrible lumpy stitches mess, it was nippy and sore for weeks, not sure if that was worse or if worse when breastfeeding feeding trying to get baby to latch on!

      Anyhow can't remember worry about that wound at all just wanted stitches gone. Can't remember worrying about when it would be OK to resume sex, think as soon as discharge gone that was resumed; think we all worry too much when we are older.

      Phyl x ☺☺☺

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      I'm more anxious as I've got older and I remember waiting for the anaesthetist waiting to put me to sleep and I was crying. I felt so stupid but she said most nurses get upset. When I was cauterised I was back at work so I'd have been about 7 months post op and apart from the smell it was ok. 
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      So they usually anethestise you first; I remember them saying there was no anethestise on the ward that evening so I was cauterizing without anesthetic.

      So if ever a chance that might happen will make sure it's day time, so anethestise is available!

      Phyl x☺

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      No I meant anaesthetised for my operation not for the cauterisation. Sorry phyllis xx
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      Must admit I don't really dread theatre, after all just like a deep sleep, or being unconscious. Would rather be knocked out than have cauterization done while conscious.

      😕

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      Good point phyllis. I suppose if you ever needed the procedure you could always ask or another alternative some lovely sedation that makes you feel as though you are on cloud 9 😂😂
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