May 17, 2011 - 12:16 pm
I had a Trachelectomy for Invasive Cervical Adenocarcinoma 4 years ago and have been cancer free! The surgery was a success in general, however, I have recetnly begun to bleed during intercourse. My oncologist did tests- no sign of cancer and the cerclage is in place and not eroding- she said I have granulation tissue/ scar tissue that is bleeding- in one specific spot. She did cauterization 2x and it didn't solve the issue and she was very insensitive and said either I deal with the bleeding or I have a hysterectomy. I am now 37, ended a long term relationship and have begun dating again. I do not have kids and want that option. The two options she said, either bleed or have the hysterectomy, are not options in my opinion. Having bleeding everytime you have intercourse is not good in starting new relationships- then dealing with having to explain the whole cancer thing as well- there are so many reasons it is so difficult. Has anyone else ever had this bleeding and has anyone found other options/ alternatives that have helped?