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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
42 years experience Gynecology
Many reasons: A hysterectomy is needed for cancer of the uterus, ovary, or cervix. It is an important option for 1) large fibroids or ones causing heavy bleeding o ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Laparoscope site: The laparoscope is being used through the "single port site" to visualize the pelvic organs probably prior to vaginal hysterectomy. Most davinci(robot ... Read More
Dr. Michael Hulse
26 years experience Gynecology
Less invasive: A single port hysterectomy means that the surgeon uses one small incision usually in the belly button to remove the uterus. Their is less pain and le ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Kyle Mathews
32 years experience Urogynecology
Second most common : Hysterectomy is the second most common surgery, ( c-section is #1), with approximately 600, 000 annually in the usa. Recent data suggest thevrate of ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ew Christensen
27 years experience Family Medicine
6 weeks: It can take 6 weeks for you to be back up to speed after a hysterectomy, although many patients are doing well after 2 weeks. It is important to move, ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Females: Only females… any surgery has risks, so a hysterectomy is only done for medical indications. Check with your doc.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dysparunea: If you are less than 6 weeks out from your hyst, you shouldn't be having sex yet. This could be vaginal dryness from lack of estrogen or vaginal cuff ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See doctor: There is a very wide range of indications for any surgery including a hysterectomy. I could not give you a definitive answer here - but if you are ha ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Holtz
22 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Great question: Uptodate has some information: http://www.Uptodate.Com/contents/radical-hysterectomy#patient_information you should have a conversation with your ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A few: Infection, bleeding, damage to adjacent structures, death. Those are true of any surgery - just a matter of degree based on how complicated the surger ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
That depends: It depends on what type of hysterectomy you are having, meaning open, vs laparoscopic, vs robotic, vs vaginal and what the reason for the hysterectomy ... Read More
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