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Hi! this is Emely...

Hi! this is Emely. I was operated 5yrs. ago and my uterus and right fallopian tube were taken out so I didn't have my menstruation but why is it that within this past 8 days there is a bit of spotting in my underwear brownish in color. I feel worried about this. Can you give me an explanation on this.

Doctor's Assistant: Are you in any pain? How regular are your periods?

No. I don't have a period anymore after my uterus was removed but how come that I have this?

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Right fallopian tube was removed 8 yrs.ago and my uterus was 5 yrs. ago

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You could be having bleeding from the top of the vagina, which was sewn together after the uterus was removed. Sometimes we can get something called "granulation tissue" which is a type of scar that can bleed. The brownish discharge usually indicates blood (blood turns brown once it's been exposed to the air for a while, such as sitting up at the top of the vagina). Only rarely could the bleeding indicate a serious problem.

All that being said, it's definitely a good idea to let the gynecologist do a good exam to make sure all is well in the vagina.

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