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Period after laparoscopy operation for endometriosis

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: April 19, 2021 4:49 PM

Anonymous 5 months

I had my operation laparoscopy for my endometriosis on 3rd April 2021 and the doctor gave an injection 1ml of lucrin 11.25 mg. Does my period will not come or the period still will come but spotted? As the doctor informed me that the injection will make my period will not come within 3 months. Because right now, i am having my period i guess, but spotted).
Thank you in advance.

Dr Ramzdhan 5 months
General Practitioner

Hi, thank you for the question.

For your information, spotting refers to bleeding outside your menstrual period. Spotting can come from your uterus, cervix or vagina. If the spotting is heavy, it is most likely originate from the uterus.

There are different colours of spotting that ranges from pinkish to dark brown. The brown spots is due to old blood, meaning that the blood has been while in your body before passing out. There are various causes of spotting, such as

  • pregnancy
  • side effects of contraception
  • physical condition (fibroid or polyps)
  • pelvic inflammatory diseases
  • urinary tract infection
  • ovulation period.

Spotting usually not considered as menstural period. Therefore, you should talk to your doctor to find out the exact cause of your spotting. Doctor may need to perform ultrasound scan or procedure to confirm the diagnosis.

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Last Updated: Mon Apr 19 2021 16:49:48 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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