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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menopause: If both ovaries are removed, the woman will go into what is referred to as surgical menopause. Removal of one ovary does not do that and reduces ferti ... Read More

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Judy Orton
35 years experience Pediatrics
Ask your surgeon: Ask your surgeon for specifics. Once you are fully healed you should be able to do any exercises.
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Dr. Katherine Sutherland
43 years experience Gynecology
0 to 2 weeks: You can return to walking and low impact activity right away as long as you feel up to it. Listen to your body and don't exercise if you are feeling ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bettina Herbert
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Post surgical pain?: Please go back to your physician and get checked out. However, pelvic pain after surgery is common & often undertreated. Try to get a prescription t ... Read More
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
43 years experience Gynecology
See your doctor: It is not normal to still have pain 6 months after an oophorectomy. The cause of the pain should be diagnosed and treated. If the surgery was done f ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lillian Schapiro
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many: This means removing the fallopian tube and ovary. For ovarian cyst or mass on one side, the tube and ovary may be removed. In menopause, if having a ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Different ways: Hysterectomy refers to the uterus and oophorectomy refers to the ovary. They can be removed at the same time vaginally, abdominally, or laparoscopica ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormone changes: The body will ultimately adjust to the changes in hormone production following unilateral removal of an ovary, but I have seen many patients have temp ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
It depends/hours: It's likely to take several hours unless there are complications.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Nowicki
24 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Preventive removal: Of ovaries is usually recommended in women who tested brca 1 or 2 positive after they completed childbearing.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
It depends.: Once you have had your children, you can theoretically have a hysterectomy. However, most patients will wait until they have symptoms, and the younge ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
43 years experience Gynecology
1 to 2 weeks: A prophylactic oophorectomy done by minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery should require no more than 1 to 2 weeks before you can be back to your no ... Read More

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