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I had surgery for endometriosis on 8/3 almost immediately

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i had surgery for endometriosis on 8/3 almost immediately after the surgery i felt better and i was on my second day of my period and it immediately stopped. its been almost two months and I'm in severe pain again. i got my period 2 days ago and I'm assign clots that are the size of a date. really heavy bleeding and my back is killing me. is this normal for after surgery or do you think it may be coming back?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
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Expert:  Dr Basu replied 9 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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This is still possible 2 months after surgery.
Hormonal influences can cause this commonly due to the deficiency of progesterone.

Also scarring formation from the recent surgery can cause heavy bleeding.

You may expect gradual improvement over time.

However, combination birth control pill can be tried daily for few cycles.
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