A female asked:
Does a hysterectomy bring on symptoms of menopause? my doctor is recommending a hysterectomy to deal with my severe fibroids and bleeding; she calls it "surgical menopause." will i have symptoms of menopause like hot flashes after the surgery?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowleranswered
Psychiatry 27 years experience
If : If your ovaries are removed that causes a "surgical menopause". Some women have many symptoms from menopause including hot flashes, but there are also many women who have no significant symtoms.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Yonatan Mahlleranswered
Obstetrics & Gynecology 14 years experience
Depends: You should only undergo menopause if your doctor takes out your ovaries. If just the uterus is removed you should not undergo menopause.
4.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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