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A 44-year-old female asked:

I have had a partial hysterectomy about 4 years ago. i have only one ovary. last year i started to develop cysts. ever since that time i have had lig?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Part. Hysterectomy: A "partial hysterectomy" generally means that the cervix was not removed. Having one ovary will still produce estrogen and progesterone in normal amounts, and when both drop just prior to what would be a "period", light bleeding will occur b/c the lining of the cervix has endometrial cells which will bleed slightly. This has nothing to do with having ovarian cysts.

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Last updated Apr 23, 2018

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