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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

Dr. Philip Chenette
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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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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 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

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

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