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can you have endometriosis after a hysterectomy

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Most likely there was endometriosis present at the time of hysterectomy that was not removed. In the presence of hormonal stimulation endometriosis co ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, : Yes, you can still have endometriosis after a hysterectomy. There could be residual endometrial tissue which continues to grow, or there can be endome ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Same as before: Common symtoms of endometriosis vary from person to person but include pain with sex, pain with bowel movements, pain with voiding, and pain with ovul ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
27 years experience Gynecology
Yes, but less common: A hysterectomy is a surgery involving the removal of the uterus, not necessarily the ovaries.The ovaries produce the hormones that can drive growth/st ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Many women with endometriosis do have a hysterectomy at some point but that is a very individual decision. Most women do not need that. But surgical i ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
Complicated: A very complicated question you should talk over with a gynecologist expert in the management of endometriosis. Assuming you are the patient we are t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If your endometriosi: Is bad enough then u may need after other measures like meds and less invasive surgery has been tried, hopefully if u have to have the hyesterec then ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Doctor in Portland: Hi my friend, who is an excellent GI doctor, kandice knigge is in portland. I bet her staff would be able to direct you to a good gynecologist. She ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: A complete hysterectomy, with removal of both ovaries, usually is curative for endometriosis. I have seen cases afterwards, but it is extremely rare.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
It can: In many cases yes. If the primary issue is centrally located pain with the menstrual cycle, a hysterectomy is likely to be very helpful. There are ... Read More

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