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How does a womans body absorb ovulation after a hysterectomy?

How does a womans body absorb ovulation after a hysterectomy?

Ovulation: After a hysterectomy, if the ovaries were left in place, you will ovulate as usual, and the ovaries will form its follicles as usual. They will be released into the pelvic cavity and the body and peritoneal cavity will take care of that fluid by a process called reabsorption. You should not worry about that physiologic process. ...Read more

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Do you still ovulate after a hysterectomy?

Do you still ovulate after a hysterectomy?

Yes: If the uterus was removed and the ovaries left you will still ovulate. Your dr. Should be to find out with blood test. ...Read more

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I've had a partial hysterectomy do I still ovulate?

I've had a partial hysterectomy do I still ovulate?

Probably: Menopause can occur at any age after 40. However, the average age for menopause is 50 to 52 years old. After a hysterectomy the average age for menopause is 48 to 50. You will usually continue to ovulate until menopause. ...Read more

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Do you still ovulate with a partial hysterectomy?

Do you still ovulate with a partial hysterectomy?

Ovulation: If you have ovaries and have not gone through menopause, you still ovulate. ...Read more

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I am 37 year old married mom of 2. period amd ovulation agonizing. 23d cycle and I may have 3-5 pain free days. Hysterectomy?

I am 37 year old married mom of 2. period amd ovulation agonizing. 23d cycle and I may have 3-5 pain free days. Hysterectomy?

Slow down! You: Need to see a doctor first. There are a number of alternatives to hysterectomy for management of menstrual abnormalities. Also, it needs to be determined if hysterectomy is even appropriate for dealing with your pain. I wish you the best, regardless of what diagnosis or treatment is decided upon. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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8 weeks post op hysterectomy everything but ovaries. Breasts swell and hurt ALL THE TIME. Not just with ovulation. Normal? Permanent? Why??!

8 weeks post op hysterectomy everything but ovaries. Breasts swell and hurt ALL THE TIME. Not just with ovulation. Normal? Permanent? Why??!

Contact your surgeon: Even though your ovaries are still present, the amount of circulating hormone may be disproportionate with estrogen only being secreted. This happens when ovulation is not ongoing and able to produce progesterone to balance the "equation" resulting in breast swelling. Contact your GYN surgeon and find out what is going on in your case. ...Read more

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Will a woman still have a menstrual cycle after a total abdominal hysterectomy?

Will a woman still have a menstrual cycle after a total abdominal hysterectomy?

No more bleeding.: Hysterectomy means the removal of the uterus. After a hysterectomy, a woman has no more periods. If a woman's ovaries are removed as well, that surgery would be called a "total abdominal (or vaginal) hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy." if ovaries are left in, the woman may continue to experience cyclic hormonal symptoms - just no bleeding. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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Will a woman that has had a hysterectomy still produce eggs?

Will a woman that has had a hysterectomy still produce eggs?

Yes.: Assuming that the ovaries were not removed. Until menopause a women, barring pcos, hyperprolactinemia, will continue to ovulate.
It is even possible to have eggs fertilized, which can be implanted in another woman's uterus. ...Read more

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Can a woman who has had a hysterectomy still feel PMS symptoms the way regular women do?

Can a woman who has had a hysterectomy still feel PMS symptoms the way regular women do?

Yes: If your ovaries were left behind you will continue to experience the cyclical symptoms.
The hysterectomy could however somewhat reduce the symptoms. ...Read more

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Can a woman who has had a hysterectomy still feel PMS symptoms in synch with permanent females?

Can a woman who has had a hysterectomy still feel PMS symptoms in synch with permanent females?

Yes: If your ovaries are still there (which is the case in many hysterectomies, especially if you are younger) then the ovaries continue to function normally and any hormone issues, such as pms, will continue after surgery. ...Read more

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Is something a woman can do or take when she has little to no interest in sex? She recently had a particial hysterectomy. She still has her ovaries.

Is something a woman can do or take when she has little to no interest in sex? She recently had a particial hysterectomy. She still has her ovaries.

Talk to husband: Most woman's sex drive is psycho-social. Distractions, stress, children, etc can hinder it. Husband's, sexual partners, need to overcome those distractions and use "romance" to supplant the distractions. Women can also increase their exercise to increase it- no too much else. Get an exam to be sure there are no metabolic problems. ...Read more

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Can a woman that has had a hysterectomy but still has 1 tube and 1 ovary still get pregnant? Age 29 good health.

Unlikely: There is a very small chance of having an ectopic pregnancy in the circumstance you describe. If there are any suspicious symptoms, a pregnancy test is still appropriate. ...Read more

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Can a women who's 60, have had a hysterectomy still experience hormonal imbalance or is it just depression/ my mom can be snippy w/me quite often.

Can a women who's 60, have had a hysterectomy still experience hormonal imbalance or is it just depression/ my mom can be snippy w/me quite often.

Either: Both genders, no matter what age, can have hormonal imbalance. Likewise, both genders can experience depression. There are laboratory tests to help determine which is the problem. Consult your primary care physician or OB/GYN. ...Read more

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Adrenalectomy 10 yrs ago. On Prozac (fluoxetine) 3 yrs. Low sex drive before prozac, (fluoxetine) still low now. Anything be done? Female, post menopause w/hysterectomy

Adrenalectomy 10 yrs ago. On Prozac (fluoxetine) 3 yrs. Low sex drive before prozac, (fluoxetine) still low now. Anything be done? Female, post menopause w/hysterectomy

Assuming only 1: Adrenal gland removed
most likely cause is still depression

your psychiatrist should adjust dose, use different medicine, or additional medicine
for depression. ...Read more

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Should a female take both androgen and Premarin medication if she still have one ovary left I am a 60 year old female already had a hysterectomy, still have one ovary. My doctor put me on both androgen and Premarin medication now I have a tumor with cexes

Should a female take both androgen and Premarin medication if she still have one ovary left I am a 60 year old female already had a hysterectomy, still have one ovary. My doctor put me on both androgen and Premarin medication now I have a tumor with cexes

I: I am so sorry that you are having to go through this. Many women are treated with hormones after they have a hysterectomy, to avoid the symptoms that can occur when hormone levels change. It is not clear to me if you have already had surgery on your ovary tumor. They can often do studies on the tumor to help determine the exact type and best how to treat it. I wish you the best. ...Read more

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Is there another procedure that a woman can get instead of a hysterectomy?

Hysterectomy?: There are many choices other than hysterectomy, which is an overly utilized major surgery procedure. If the "reason" for a proposed hysterectomy is "bleeding irregularly" you should seek a second (or third!) opinion prior to agreeing to the surgery. Low dose hormonal therapy for most "reasons", and may be a solution, especially at age 44. ...Read more

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Does sex feel different for a guy will a woman who's had a total hysterectomy?

Does sex feel different for a guy will a woman who's had a total hysterectomy?

Maybe: He might notice that he doesn't feel the cervix at the end of your vagina. Otherwise, no difference. ...Read more

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Can anybody tell me why a hysterectomy is a hard surgery for a woman to recover from. I've had many surgeries but this one is the worse one ever.

What type?: There are minimally invasive hysterectomies and traditional abdominal hysterectomies. I'm thinking that you likely had an abdominal hyst where they made an incision like a cesarean section? If so, as we age, surgery becomes harder to heal from, we don't bounce back as easily. If the surgery was for endometriosis, you could have issues with scar formation that cause pain. Lots of different poss. ...Read more

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How are eggs retreived from a woman who had a total hysterectomy?

Just the same: A hysterectomy does not make retrieving a woman's eggs more difficult. A needle is inserted through the top of the vagina, while watching with ultrasound, and into a woman's ovaries, and the eggs retrieved through the hollow needle. (amazing, isn't it?!). ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a woman get a STD after having a hysterectomy?

Please tell me, could a woman get a STD after having a hysterectomy?

Yes she can: Of course it would not affect her uterus as it has been removed. However the vagina ; introitus are not immune to catching an std from an infected partner. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy (Definition)

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