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hysterectomy surgery on obese women

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
Probably the same: I'm guessing that the sexual appetite would be pretty much the same. Some women say that orgasm feels differently after a hysterectomy. I think it is ... Read More
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely no change: Very little effect on the libido would be likely in this circumstance.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
What type?: There are minimally invasive hysterectomies and traditional abdominal hysterectomies. I'm thinking that you likely had an abdominal hyst where they m ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You may need: To be referred to someone who is trained to do a peritoneal resection through the laparoscope or the robot as sometimes there can be very small lesion ... Read More
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: The definitive surgery for endometriosis includes removal of the uterus and the tubes and ovaries and often the appendix as well. That is successful ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Previous scarring: Previous surgical scar tissue (adhesions) make this a more complicated question to answer because the subject ovary may be "stuck" to other tissues li ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Any woman is likely to experience hair loss after hysterectomy. A dermatologist can help you.
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A female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Life expectancy: It depends on how extensively the metastatic disease has spread prior to the surgery. Only the oncologist who consults with the surgeon can provide i ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Surfield
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: A hysterectomy is a surgery to remove the uterus entirely. It is not usually performed for birth control; however, it would eliminate the possibility ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unusual: It is unusual to experience a significant amount of hair after surgery. Living and eating healthy and getting your protein in your diet may be helpful ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends what type: An open hyster takes the longest to recover with 8 weeks of disability, 1-3 days before you walk comfortably, & 6 weeks before you can resume full act ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, but: vaginal bleeding after hysterectomy should be light. If bleeding after hysterectomy is as heavy as a menstrual period or lasts longer than six weeks, ... Read More

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