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does the hcg diet work for women who have had a hysterectomy

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Shapiro
34 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Yes you can: Hcg protocol, if followed properly, will help you lose weight and should not be affected by your hysterectomy. You might also consider having your hor ... Read More

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
40 years experience General Practice
Proceed carefully: Being a cancer survivor you should be very careful introducing hcg, which is human Chorionic Gonadotropin , a hormone found in the urine of pregnant w ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
HCG diet w/o proof: Regardless of whether you've fought off cancer or not, there is no accepted proof of safety & effectiveness regarding HCG diet. Check out http://www.M ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Yes: I will probably take heat for this but I am one of those doctors that believes in the HCG diet. I've not seen any patient have trouble or deleterious ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Zero: A woman who is not pregnant should have a negative HCG level. Any woman with a positive HCG who has had a hysterectomy needs to be evaluated at once.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Adler
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Annovulation: If your menstrual cycle is irregular, you may not be ovulating. This may make it more challenging to conceive. You should see your gynecologist and ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: He might notice that he doesn't feel the cervix at the end of your vagina. Otherwise, no difference.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theresa-Ann Clark
23 years experience Family Medicine
To protect the baby: All blood types either have rh antibodies (rh+) or don't (rh-). When a baby's rh+ blood cells enter the blood of an rh- mother (during pregnancy or b ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sometimes: Pms is often caused by cyclic hormone fluctuations regulated by the ovaries. Therefore, if you had a hysterectomy but left the ovaries you can stil ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Clarify: This question is not clear.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Low testosterone: This is a recognized treatment for low testosterone. Certainly urologists or other physicians who treat low testosterone would continue an effective ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leto Quarles
22 years experience Family Medicine
Sex after hyst: Hysterectomy removes uterus, so no possibility of pregnancy. If ovaries also removed before menopause, hormone replacement can help with surgical meno ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Quack medicine: I never heard of Papillex. Since I'm an STD expert, I would have been aware if it were effective. Anyway, I looked it up online. I can't even find the ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Conway
35 years experience General Surgery
Not really : A woman who has premature ovarian failure has loss of normal function before age 40 and is very likely to have irregular or no periods, infertility pr ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Generally no: Blood testing is not helpful for assessing male fertility most times, a semen analysis is always helpful before iui. The us fda has some specific test ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Blood tests and vagi: Blood tests can be drawn to test for bacteria and viral infections. Vaginal secretions can be tested using dna technnology for bacteria and other org ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many: Many of my patients have had successful cerclages and delivered at term. The argument is whether bedrest alone is just as good as a cerclage and rest ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Although its extremely rare, and usually involves an ovarian remnant.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
I agree but: I would like to follow this question with you to see what other answers you get esp since I am not a gyn onc. With stage 1 they usually still give sin ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Probably: But everyone is different some do and some don't
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If you still have ovaries you can get cancer. Hysterectomy is removal of the uterus not the ovaries.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Because the theory: Is flawed. Estrogen dominance is a theory about a metabolic state where the level of estrogen outweighs the level of Progesterone in the body. This is ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Pcos: Just on the diagnosis alone does not warrant a hysterectomy. Especially since you are still young. Hysterectomies are done for a number of reasons suc ... Read More
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