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why do women need hysterectomy

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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shiao-Yu Lee
Specializes in Gynecology
Hysterectomy: The number of hysterectomies has declined steadily over the years. There are many more less invasive treatments now available for uterine pathologies, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Not usually, unless he goes exploring and knows what he is looking for.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience Family Medicine
Not much: At your age, the only change will be that you can not have any more children. But in some women they start to think that she is not a woman any more ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Moffitt
16 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Approx 40: Most hysterectomies are performed on women between 40-45 years of age.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hysterectomy ?: There are many choices other than hysterectomy, which is an overly utilized major surgery procedure. If the "reason" for a proposed hysterectomy is " ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
No Age, Indications: There is no age in particular. There are indications to have hysterectomy according to clinical criteria ( particular medical problems) OB's certain ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Below: Here are a few reasons: endometriosis, abnormal PAPs, uncontrollable bleeding and chronic pain, carcinoma in situ of cervix
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Estrogen ; breasts: Estrogen stimulates breast growth and proliferation whether it is natural or synthetic.(drugs). Consider a lower dosage for hormone replacement therap ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: Assuming that the ovaries were not removed. Until menopause a women, barring pcos, hyperprolactinemia, will continue to ovulate. It is even possible ... Read More
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