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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
27 years experience in Gynecology
Good health: Sleep, eat and exercise right. Everything in moderation. Find a great surgeon. Ask questions, to better understand what to expect before, during and a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: They cut above your cervix and just take out the body of your uterus. You will have your ovaries and cervix left after the operation.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
45 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: You could have pain for the first couple of weeks or so. After that it is not normal to have pain other than a mild discomfort. See your surgeon so t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Flax
45 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on type: The internal healing after hysterectomy, traditionally takes six weeks. However, if you have a vaginal or laparoscopic hysterectomy, you will be up an ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
42 years experience in Gynecology
Depends: Partial hysterectomy is a vague term. Many patients use it to mean taking out the uterus and leaving the ovaries. This has the benefit of maintainin ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical reason, yes: If there is a very good medical reason for surgery, yes, a surgeon will perform the procedure. However, most GYN surgeons tend to be conservative of r ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Partial: Removes mostly the body, leaving the cervix behind. It means the birth canal, and organ of receptive intercourse is not bothered. Problem is tha it c ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Unless you are referring to adopting them. The term partial hysterectomy is generally referred to as removing the uterus while leaving the ovaries be ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Cervix: A partial hysterectomy leaves the cervix.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Why are you having?: Worrying probably won't help anything. Why are you having the partial hysterectomy? Do you have confidence in your doctor? Have you gotten a second o ... Read More

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