I am 46 yrs old, take NECON birth control pills to control a very heavy period. I was told a year ago that I have an enlarged uterus and should have a hysterectomy. Today I am on the second day of my period, it had not gotten heavy yet, and I passed a large piece of gray/white tissue. It looked to be about the size of an egg, seemed to be similar in shape to an egg, with a hole in the end about 1/2. What could this tissue be that I passed. I am not currently sexually active, so am not concerned that it is anything to do with a miscarriage.
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The tissue that you describe could be endometrial tissue being passed out during your menstrual period. Passing lumps of tissue occasionally is considered to be normal. However, it is difficult to comment on it accurately without examining it. You should consider visiting your gynecologist for further evaluation to rule out any other serious causes. Be in regular follow-up and monitoring of your treating doctor/gynecologist. Go ahead with getting ultrasound scan done to look at current status of uterus. Discuss about option of hysterectomy if the problem still persists. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
If there is associated pain,itching,burning then it can be related to any infectious cause.It can be due to even Atrophic Vaginitis which is common in this age.
Consider visiting a Gynaecologist for evaluation.
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