How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. C. Your Own Question
Dr. C.
Dr. C., Board Certified
Category: OB GYN
Satisfied Customers: 2537
Experience:  30 years of experience and an award-winning educator.
Type Your OB GYN Question Here...
Dr. C. is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have been "spotting", which seems unusual because I had a

Customer Question

I have been "spotting", which seems unusual because I had a hysterectomy 5 years ago
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I have not - it just stared today..I am on the minivelle hormone patch
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No, otherwise no health issues
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 9 months ago.

Hello and welcome. I'm Dr Chip

Even with a hysterectomy we do see spotting in women and in general it can still be from a hormonal imbalance.

It can also be from a vaginal tear so you should have your doctor check this out.

Let me know if you need any more information please