A 57-year-old female asked:
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im 55 i had a hysterectomy and ovaries removed do i need hormone replacement? i was going threw mennapause about 2yrs before my surgery

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Physician discussion: This is an individual decision that you and your doctor will need to make together. In generally hormonal therapy is prescribed to women suffering from the symptoms of menopause at the lowest effective dose. Women not suffering from symptoms are generally not treated with hormone therapy
Answered on Jul 11, 2018

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Dr. Brad Douglas
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No: You have one ovary left and hence HRT is not needed
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