A 41-year-old member asked:
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After a hysterectomy, will i still have pms?

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Dr. Charles Nemeroff
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Depends: If ovaries are also removed, absolutely not. If ovaries intact, yes.
Answered on May 7, 2016

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