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mood swings after hysterectomy

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes and no: I assume that when you say a partial hysterectomy that you are referring to having the uterus removed but not the ovaries. If the ovaries remain in p ... Read More
Dr. Caroline Cribari
23 years experience Psychiatry
Mood swings: Yes. After a partial hysterectomy, it is not uncommon to have hormonal shifts that can lead to mood swings. These will resolve. If the mood swings bec ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yancey Holmes
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HRT: If you are spotting after a hysterectomy there is something wrong internally that you should have examined soon by your doctor. The hot flashes are a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Migraine Headaches: Heightened sense of smell may be descriptive for something we call "osmophobia" while the other symptoms are commonly known to be characteristic of mi ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
24 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: I would only use bioidentical hormones if it were me. The right balance of estrogen and progesterone can definitely reduce the breast pain.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Seikel
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Assuming your ovaries were removed at the time of the hysterectomy, i would encourage you to try estrogen replacement therapy. You are too young to ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Minimal: Besides some emotional changes associated in some with surgery itself there are usually none.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Start with GYN MD: Start by asking your GYN MD surgeon if physical exercise of any type is O.K. or not. Secondly, if you are only 12 days post op you are probably still ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Anxiety/depression: You are likely suffering from both conditions. Consult an internist who can guide you on what further workup and consultations you may need.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Leenhouts
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: What exactly was removed? Just the uterus and cervix? Was one or both ovaries left? Sometimes even if the ovaries are left the blood supply is comp ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
See regular doctors: See regular doctors for hormonal symptoms, such as primary care doctors and endocrinologists. Non-MD's and other "practitioners" may ta ... Read More
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