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I had a exploratory laparotomy, total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo oophorectomy in 2009 been getting yearly paps. Do i need to continue?

I had a exploratory laparotomy, total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo oophorectomy in 2009 been getting yearly paps. Do i need to continue?

Pap after Hyst: If your hysterectomy was done for a non-cancerous reason and up have never had a severe pre-cancerous cervical lesion then the current reccomendations do not suggest further pap smears. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Abdominal Hysterectomy (Definition)

Removal of the uterus usually including the cervix thru an abdominal wall incision. If the tubes and ovaries are included then you are also doing a bso (bilateral salpingo oophorectomy). If you leave the cervix intact then it is ...Read more


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How to evaluate a patient's need to undergo total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy?

Depends on what your: Problem is and what your body type and medical condition is. Many problems can now be treated by not doing a hysterectomy. I do most of mine through the laparoscope of the robot, or vaginally. Also I do many ablations in my office which is a procedure where i put a balloon ij heh uterus ( takes 8 minutes) and it gets rid of the endometrial tissue so no more or very light bleeding after so no tah. ...Read more

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I had hysterectomy bilateral salpingo oophorectomy 3 months ago. Why does it feel like my body heats up so much?

I had hysterectomy bilateral salpingo oophorectomy 3 months ago. Why does it feel like my body heats up so much?

No hormones: After your ovaries are removed your body no longer produces estrogen. This is surgical menopause. Some patients choose to start estrogen replacement therapy to help relieve these symptoms. ...Read more

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Hi doctor, Actually my mother in law is planning to have a total hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo oophorectomy. when can she travel to IND- AUS ?

Hi doctor, Actually my mother in law is planning to have a total hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo oophorectomy. when can she travel to IND- AUS ?

Travel after surgery: This should be covered by her surgeon at the time of discharge for the surgery. It will depend on how quickly she heals and is able to resume normal activities without pain or fatigue... usually several weeks. ...Read more

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What is bilateral salpingo oophorectomy?

What is bilateral salpingo oophorectomy?

Removal organs: "bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy" refers to the surgical removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries on both the right and left sides. It can be done with or without also doing a hysterectomy, and can be done laparoscopically or with an open incision (laparotomy.). ...Read more

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I have been advised to have a bilateral salpingo oophorectomy ,I have read a lot of negative health issues and shortened life span, is this true?

I have been advised to have a bilateral salpingo oophorectomy ,I have read a lot of negative health issues and shortened life span, is this true?

It depends: It depends on your age and the reason for the surgery. It may actually increase your life span.You need to discuss your concerns with the surgeon and get a second opinion if you are still unsure. Best of wishes. ...Read more

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What would be the reason for a total hysterectomy and left salpingo-oophorectomy?

Hysterectomy: There are many reasons for a total hysterectomy. The most common reasons are fibroids, bleeding, pain, endometriosis and precancerous and cancerous conditions of the uterus, cervix and or ovary, a salpingo-oophorectomy is removal of the fallopian tube and ovary. These are removed for several reasons also including things like cysts or tumors. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy needed. Should I allow salpingo-oophorectomy?

Depends: Speak with your doctor about the risks and benefits of removing your ovaries . There are a lot of factors involved including your age, the health of your ovaries and the reason you are having surgery. The hormones they produce are helpful in preventing osteoporosis as well as regulating menopause . Make sure that you have all the information before you decide . Good luck ! ...Read more

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I had a laparoscopic bilateral salpingo oophorectomy 4 days ago have started bleeding heavily like a period with dark clots feel nauseous what's wrong?

Call your doctor: You should expect some bleeding post procedure but when in doubt let your doctor know. We rather be bothered with routine issues than not be notified with something more serious is happening. So call your doctor asap. ...Read more

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What are possible reasons for a monthly period after having a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy? Haven't been on hormone replacement for about 8 months and surgery was 13 months ago.

What are possible reasons for a monthly period after having a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy? Haven't been on hormone replacement for about 8 months and surgery was 13 months ago.

The only "good": reason is not a good reason: there's ovarian remnant, some ovary left behind. There's no other logical reason for "a monthly period." The alternative is bleeding of other causes (not a real period) and that's bothersome too. You need for sure to be evaluated by a good OBG soon, don't wait. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Real medical need for hysterctomy and a salpingo-oophorectomy? Had seen so much pro and con.

Real medical need for hysterctomy and a salpingo-oophorectomy? Had seen so much pro and con.

Depends: This depends on your diagnosis. Dysfunctional bleeding associated with abnormal cells found on a D&C would be reasonable as most gynecologic cancers can be cured if treated early. Removal for chronic pelvic pain is more difficult to assess. If medical therapies have failed some women may consider this option. Get a second opinion. ...Read more

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I had a salpingo oopherectomy hysterectomy robotically 15 days ago due to polyps & pcosI returned to work on day 13 and I feel fine. Can I have sex?

I had a salpingo oopherectomy hysterectomy robotically 15 days ago due to polyps &  pcosI returned to work on day 13 and I feel fine.  Can I have sex?

Ask surgeon: It's great that you are already feeling so well but you still have a lot of healing to do on the inside. This is too early to resume sexual activity. Ask your surgeon when it will be safe when you are seen for your next post-op visit. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more


Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Salpingo Oophorectomy (Definition)

A salpingo-oophorectomy is the removal of a fallopian tube ...Read more